Monthly Archives: August 2011

Usability Expert Jakob Nielsen Would Like EMRs / EHRs with Big Targets, Less Functionality and Better Workflow Management

Short link: http://ehr.bz/9z
In previous posts I’ve argued that most traditional EMRs EHRs with desktop interfaces (monitor, keyboard, and mouse) are wrongheaded and misguided. Instead of mimicking Microsoft’s explicit and implicit user guidelines, resulting in EMRs EHRs that resemble Microsoft Office, they should copy smartphones and tablets.
I’ve written that EMRs EHRs need to

have larger buttons (or “targets” [...]

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