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
- 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.