In this writing assignment, you will write a one- to two-page paper in which you analyze the importance of user-friendly informatics systems.
Step 1 Reflect on your encounters with healthcare informatics systems that you have used in the clinical setting (either as a practicing nurse or as a student in the clinical setting).
Step 2 Answer the following questions as you write your paper:
- Why is it important that informatics systems be user friendly? In your encounters with informatics systems, have the systems been user friendly? Explain.
- What does learnability refer to and what was your experience with learning this healthcare informatics system?
- What does efficiency refer to and, in your experience, how did the healthcare informatics systems affect your efficiency?
- What does memorability refer to and, in your experience, how easy was it to use the healthcare informatics system after being away from it?
- Did you encounter any errors while using the healthcare informatics system? How can errors affect the usability of a healthcare informatics system?
- What was your overall satisfaction with the healthcare informatics system?
Cite any sources in APA format.