Usability: deals with specific issues of human performance during computer interactions for specific tasks within a particular contest.
- refers to how well the information system product was designed for users to learn as well as to use.
- refers to how the system allows users to carry out their tasks safely, effectively, and pleasantly.
- is related to the human-centered design that is characterized by the active involvement of users and the clear understanding of user and task requirements
Usability testing: creating realistic clinical scenarios to which end users are asked to apply configured electronic tools, using the hardware that will be used in production.
The usability of a system can be measured by:
- Effectiveness (can users successfully achieve their objectives?)
- Efficiency (how much effort and resource are expended in achieving those objectives?)
- Satisfaction (was the experience considered satisfactory?)