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Heuristic evaluation of eNote: an electronic notes system.

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Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA.

Abstract

eNote is an electronic health record (EHR) system based on semi-structured narrative documents. A heuristic evaluation was conducted with a sample of five usability experts. eNote performed highly in: 1)consistency with standards and 2)recognition rather than recall. eNote needs improvement in: 1)help and documentation, 2)aesthetic and minimalist design, 3)error prevention, 4)helping users recognize, diagnosis, and recover from errors, and 5)flexibility and efficiency of use. The heuristic evaluation was an efficient method of evaluating our interface.

PMID:
17238484
PMCID:
PMC1839434
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