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Usability Presentations

 Presentations for A Community-Building Workshop: Measuring, Evaluating and Improving the Usability of Electronic Health Records
June 7, 2011

Opening Remarks
James A. St. Pierre, Deputy Director, ITL, NIST

Opening Remarks
Jodi G. Daniel, Director of the Office of Policy and Planning, ONC

The Promise of EMRs
David Brick, M.D.
Village Pediatric Cardiology

NIST EHR Usability Program
Matt Quinn,M.B.A.

Resources for the Regional Extension Centers

Allen Traylor, M.P.H., M.B.A.
Meaningful Use Policy Analyst, ONC

Evidence-based Usability Guidelines for Promoting Safety and Efficacy
Ben Shneiderman, Ph.D.
University of Maryland, College Park

TURF – A Unified Framework for Defining, Evaluating, Measuring, and Designing EHR Usability
Jiajie Zhang, Ph.D. and Muhammad Walji, Ph.D.
SHARPC, University of Texas Health Science Center

Overview of HIMSS Usability Taskforce Initiatives

Janey Barnes, Ph.D.
HIMSS Usability Task Force

Safety, Usability and User Interface Standards in the NHS (Virtual Presentation)
Tim Chearman, M.Sc., CUI CAPS Project Lead, NHS UK
Stephen Corbett, B.Sc., User Experience Head, Connecting for Health, UK

Human Factors Approaches to Improving EHR Usability
Anjum Chagpar, M.H.Sc., P.Eng.
Manager, University Health Network

Collaboration and Consensus through Standards – The National Technology Transfer and Advancement Act
Gordon Gillerman, Chief of the Standards Services Division in Technology Services, NIST

A Community Approach to EHR User Experience Measurement
Arien Malec, Coordinator, Direct Project, ONC

Community of Profession Model
Edna Boone, M.A., C.P.H.I.M.S.
Senior Director, Health Information Systems, HIMSS

Human Factors / Usability for Medical Devices at FDA: An Historical Perspective
Ron Kaye, M.A.

Building More Usable EHRs – Supporting the Needs of Developers "Focus on Faster & Usable Clinical Documentation"
Jorge Ferrer, M.D., M.B.A.
Medical Informaticist, VHA

Developers: Supporting the Needs of Patients
Janet Campbell, Software Developer, Epic

Educate, Motivate, and Improve: In Favor of Inspecting and Rating UCD/Usability Processes
Mary Kate Foley, Vice President, User Experience, Athenahealth

Usability is the Key to Stimulating EHR Innovation and Adoption
Lyle Berkowitz, M.D., F.H.I.M.S.S.
Medical Director, Clinical Inf. Sys., Northwestern Memorial Physicians Group

Promoting Usability in Healthcare Organizations with a New Usability Maturity Model
Nancy Staggers, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.
Professor Informatics, University of Maryland, Baltimore

Guidelines for Improving Usability: Proposed EHR Usability Evaluation Protocol
Lana Lowry, Ph.D., NIST,

Guidelines for Improving Usability: Proposed EHR Usability Evaluation Protocol

Robert Schumacher, Ph.D., Managing Director, User Centric

Government Best Practices in System Usability:  A Brief History and Status
Bob North, Ph.D., Chief Scientist, Human Centered Strategies, LLC

The Relationship between Health IT Usability and Patient Safety: Towards an EHR Usability Safety Framework
Emily S. Patterson, Ph.D., Ohio State University
Patricia Abbott, Ph.D., R.N., B.C., F.A.C.M.I., F.A.A.N., Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health

The Relationship between Health IT Usability and Patient Safety:  Towards an EHR Usability Safety Framework
Chris Gibbons, M. D., M.P.H., Assistant Professor & Associate Director, Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute

Created June 8, 2011, Updated June 20, 2011