Case Study Human Factors and Design


Week 2 – Case Study


Human Factors and Design

The human-centered approach is critical in clinical decision support system development, implementation, and utilization. Often the gap between developers and end users can affect clinical outcomes. Input from the end users during the design stage is essential in assuring positive health outcomes for patients. Using the case study on pages 104-108 in Chapter 5 of the Health Informatics: A Systems Perspective text discuss the application of Project IMPACT in the clinical setting.  Explain how  the gap between developers and end      users effects outcomes Explain how you would change the design of the Clinical      Decision Support System to address the concerns of the clinicians in this      case study The IMPACT database relies on critical care nurses to      enter data into the system. An older nurse is struggling with inputting      the data due to her advanced arthritis. What recommendations would you      make to address the IMPACT user interface and ergonomics of the workplace      to address the nurses’ data entry issue? Design a new data input screen. Create a mock screen utilizing any of the Microsoft      products 

Your Paper: Must be one to two double-spaced pages in length,      excluding the title and reference pages, and formatted according to APA      style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Must include a title page with the following:  Title of paper Student’s name Course name and number Instructor’s name Date submitted Utilize a minimum of two scholarly sources, excluding      the textbook.  Must begin with an introductory paragraph and end with      a conclusion

Carefully review the Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.