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Course description: 

The introduction of new technology into the healthcare environment is occurring at an ever increasing pace. New technology is showing up at hospitals, large and small, at outpatient centers, at retail clinics and even in our homes. It is not enough that this hardware and software perform as specified, but also be simple enough to use. User acceptance in a changing world is critically important. This module addresses this balance between technical complexity and user simplicity. It will conclude with a "technology adoption framework, to assist in this clinical adoption of new technology.

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Course objectives: 

• Recognize the difference between technology driven innovation and user centered innovation 
• Cite examples of poor user interface design in the non-healthcare world. 
• Identify the Electronic healthcare Record (EHR) usability paint points 
• Discuss how ethnography plays a role in designing simple systems 
• Describe the Technology Adoption Curve and the "Chasm" 
• Recognize the various stages of the Hype Cycle 
• Discuss the various drivers of change in our everyday and healthcare worlds 
• Identify the difference between our expectations of how change happens and how it really happens. 
• Recite the 3 broad phases of the HIMSS "Technology Adoption Framework" 
 

Course details

Delivery method: 

  • eLearning

Language: 

  • English

Course author(s): 

Thomas Giordano

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