Design and UX

Healthcares EHR Usability Problem: How New Efforts Are Addressing the Issueand Potentially Saving Lives

Raj Ratwani, Ph.D., director of MedStar Healths National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare, has long been committed to the usability and safety of healthcare technology, such as electronic health records (EHRs). Having taken the lead on multiple studies that have examined the association between EHR usability and patient safety, Ratwani recently took his efforts

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Transparency in Improving Electronic Health Record Usability and Safety

ver the last 9 years the US health care system has undergone an unprecedented transition from paper-based clinical record keeping to electronic health records (EHRs). This transition, incentivized by the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act passed in 2009, has many potential benefits for clinicians and patients, including improved efficiency, quality, and

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