HCIS 267 EHR Design, Functionality and Usability (3 Hours)
This course discusses human factors associated with designing and implementing health information systems (HIS). Concepts of usability and the effects of new technology and workflow redesign on downstream processes, such as clinical decision support, will be covered. This course provides an overview of the most utilized electronic health systems. System features are evaluated and compared as they would relate to practical deployments. Key factors such as cost, licensing and staffing are also discussed.