Monthly Archives: July 2010

Intuitive vs. Intuitable EHRs: Do We Need Smarter Users or Smarter User Interfaces?

Short Link: http://j.mp/aU8192

Question: Do We Need Smarter Users or Smarter User Interfaces?
Answer: Smarter User Interfaces.

Pundits often call for more “intuitive” EHR and EMR user interfaces. If I may be pedantic, they probably mean “intuitable” user interfaces. Usability experts note the difference.
Peter Bagnall puts it pithily:
Naïve designers often talk of making things intuitive. What they really [...]

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