(English) Patient Safety and Usability: Experiences in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

(English) The patient safety movement acknowledge the importance of usability in tools, processes, and environments to foster systems resistant to human error. [Leia mais]

(English) Capturing User Requirements in Health and Social Care: Applying UML for unambiguous communication

(English) An approach to the Unified Modeling Language that captured what is possibly the most comprehensive set of aging healthcare requirements documented in Australia, and possibly worldwide. [Leia mais]

(English) Resuscitating the User Experience: A Touchscreen Systemfor EMS and Fire Rescue Professionals

(English) When updating a touchscreen medical record program, a user-centered design process fixed a number of critical usability issues and resulted in a user experience and financial success. [Leia mais]

(English) Learning about Clinical Trials: The importance of viewpoint

(English) This project was user-centered research into how cancer patients and their families look for information about cancer, its treatments, and how to search for clinical trials. [Leia mais]

(English) Social Health Networking: A popular online format in unfamiliar territory

(English) Revolution Health explored how one could leverage the dynamic world of social networking in providing targeted support toward better health goals. [Leia mais]

(English) The View from Here: A Perfect Storm in the ICU

(English) The information design and usability community have a superb opportunity to partner with clinicians to design the tools that will help us overcome ICU challenges. [Leia mais]

(English) What’s News: Demonstrating Usability of Medical Records

(English) Medical Records Institute launched EMRCompare, a website that compares electronic medical records programs on usability, costs and functionalities. [Leia mais]

(English) Book Review: Seeing the World through a Differently Wired Brain

(English) This book contains a matter-of-fact approach to dealing with the problems and strengths of autistic people by providing a different way of seeing the world. [Leia mais]

(English) Editor’s Note: Usability and Medical Systems

(English) This issue of User Experience seeks to drive home the importance of usability, usefulness, and appeal—the full range of user-experience development—for medical systems and for healthcare delivery in general. [Leia mais]

(English) Rubes: Waiting Room

(English) Cartoons from the wild and twisted world of Leigh Rubin, syndicated cartoonist. [Leia mais]