Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine / 2013 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

A Methodology for Validating Safety Heuristics Using Clinical Simulations: Identifying and Preventing Possible Technology-Induced Errors Related to Using Health Information Systems

Table 2

Examples developed safety heuristics organized by usability theme.

Usability themeExample of developed heuristic

Content“System clearly displays the date and time the medication was updated” [23]
Workflow“System accommodates clinician physical activities” [23]
Functional“System allows for linkages between medication ordering, administration, and discontinuation procedures” [23]
Safeguards“System checks for duplicated medications” [23]