Updated March 24, 2017 (updated monthly on the 26th)
This page focuses on human factors methods and tools in relation to clinical work. Included are links to overviews of various analysis methods along with articles on the application of human factors methods in clinical care. For information specifically on EHR usability, see EHR Science Usability. Clinical workflow materials may be found here Clinical Workflow.
The websites below were chosen because of the quality of information they offer. They offer many references and tutorials and are good places to start learning about human factors methods. Article citations are provided as practical examples of human factors methods. (Clinical workflow and EHR usability have their own pages.)
AHRQ has aggregated a diverse set of references and tools on for key work analysis methods. Each method is accompanied by a brief outline and links to relevant, clinically-focused articles.
Hierarchical Task Analysis
Goals, Operators, Methods, and Selection Rules
Cognitive Task Analysis
Verbal Protocol Analysis
A Georgia Institute of Technology hosted site with great information about user-centered design.
User Experience Professional Association
Usability Book of Knowledge/Methods – This is a tremendous resource providing overviews and links to a wide variety of materials covering seemingly every possible human factors topic.
Harte R, Glynn L, Rodríguez-Molinero A, Baker PM, Scharf T, Quinlan LR, ÓLaighin G. A Human-Centered Design Methodology to Enhance the Usability, Human Factors, and User Experience of Connected Health Systems: A Three-Phase Methodology. JMIR Hum Factors. 2017 Mar 16;4(1):e8.
Vincent CJ, Blandford A. How do health service professionals consider human factors when purchasing interactive medical devices? A qualitative interview study. Appl Ergon. 2017 Mar;59(Pt A):114-122.
Méan M, Garnier A, Wenger N, Castioni J, Waeber G, Marques-Vidal P. Computer usage and task-switching during resident's working day: Disruptive or not? PLoS One. 2017 Feb 24;12(2):e0172878.
Luna DR, Rizzato Lede DA, Otero CM, Risk MR, González Bernaldo de Quirós F. User-centered design improves the usability of drug-drug interaction alerts: Experimental comparison of interfaces. J Biomed Inform. 2017 Feb;66:204-213.
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ahead of print] Review. PubMed PMID: 28088527.
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Kim MS, Aro MR, Lage KJ, Ingalls KL, Sindhwani V, Markey MK. Exploring the Usability of Mobile Apps Supporting Radiologists' Training in Diagnostic Decision Making. J Am Coll Radiol. 2016 Mar;13(3):335-43.
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Clarke MA, Belden JL, Kim MS. How Does Learnability of Primary Care Resident Physicians Increase After Seven Months of Using an Electronic Health Record? A longitudinal Study. JMIR Hum Factors. 2016 Feb 15;3(1):e9.
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Horstman MJ, Cowart JB, Mcmaster-Baxter NL, Trautner BW, Stewart DE. A human factors approach to improving electronic performance measurement of venous thromboembolism prophylaxis. Int J Qual Health Care. 2016 Feb;28(1):59-65.
Mitchell RJ, Williamson A, Molesworth B. Application of a human factors classification framework for patient safety to identify precursor and contributing factors to adverse clinical incidents in hospital. Appl Ergon. 2016 Jan;52:185-95.
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Brennan PA, Mitchell DA, Holmes S, Plint S, Parry D. Good people who try their best can have problems: recognition of human factors and how to minimize error. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2016 Jan;54(1):3-7.
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Ratwani RM, Benda NC, Hettinger AZ, Fairbanks RJ. Electronic Health Record Vendor Adherence to Usability Certification Requirements and Testing Standards. JAMA. 2015 Sep 8;314(10):1070-1.
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