Design and UX

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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National Coordinator Rucker Urges CMIOs to Participate in Helping to Improve Interoperability, Usability

Donald Rucker, M.D., National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, told the medical informaticists gathered at the AMDIS/HIMSS Physician Executive Symposium on Monday morning that CMIOs and other medical informaticists that they can be instrumental players in helping move healthcare computing to improved usability and interoperability going forward. Dr. Rucker presented the opening keynote address at that preconference

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