HCI 670 Week 1 Assignment | Grand Canyon University

HCI 670 Week 1 Assignment | Grand Canyon University

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Assessment Description

The purpose of this assignment is to explain the principles of design usability and analyze the impact of human factors on electronic applications for health care systems.

Write a 750-1,000 word paper on the usability of health informatics applications. Include the following:

  1. Describe an example of an electronic health record (EHR) application used in a health care setting.
  2. Describe the key elements of design usability for that application.
  3. Analyze and describe how human factors or heuristic principles affect the electronic EHR in the chosen application.
  4. Recommend an improvement to the chosen electronic application.
  5. Provide a rationale for the suggested improvement based on knowledge of design usability.

Support your findings with a minimum of two scholarly resources.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. A link to the LopesWrite technical support articles is located in Class Resources if you need assistance.