Using Usability Heuristics to Evaluate Patient Safety of Medical Devices

This whitepaper from HIMSS platinum corporate member Elsevier's Journal of Biomedical Informatics describes the author’s results in their work to “modify the traditional heuristic evaluation method of assessing software usability so that it can be applied to medical devices and used to evaluate the patient safety of those devices through the identification and assessment of usability problems.”

Keywords: 
usability, heuristics, patient safety, medical devices