Consistency is Key – Usability Heuristic #4

The idea behind this consistency guideline is that users should never have to guess how an icon, button or procedure will work on various places in the system.

I Didn’t Mean It! Usability Heuristic #3

We are human and we all screw up from time to time. The nice thing about technology is that you often have the option to undo your mistakes.

The Real World: Usability Heuristic #2

Staff will have to adjust to use the system. But there is no need to make it as difficult as possible.

Status Report! Usability Heuristic #1

The first usability heuristic defined by Dr. Jakob Nielsen is in many ways one of the most basic: Visibility of System Status.

Usability: What the Heck are Heuristics??

Usability Heuristics are principles that software designers should keep in mind when designing or re-vamping software, websites or applications. Over the next few weeks, we will take a deep dive into each of them.

IT’s Role in Continuous Improvement for Healthcare

Implementing something like Continuous Improvement in the US Healthcare sector not only makes sense, it's the perfect realm for healthcare IT to really shine. What remains to be seen is which of the plethora of Healthcare IT vendors, if any, will identify and take advantage of this opportunity for future gains.

Software Saturation…Are We There?

Have we reached the saturation point of software? That point where it seems like everything is software, and software is everything?

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