W05: Introduction to Human-Centered Design and Usability Testing

10:30 AM–12:30 PM Apr 30, 2019 (US - Eastern)



This workshop will introduce attendees to the concept of human-centered design and common methods employed in usability testing of health information technology (IT).

Describe the new knowledge and additional skills the participant will gain after attending your presentation.: Outcomes-Based Learning Objectives:

After attending this workshop, participants will
-Understand why human-centered design is important.
-Be able to describe how common health IT solutions are not designed to be easy to use by providers and patients.
-Be familiar with the literature, describing how usability testing improves adoption of health IT.
-Be able to conduct “Think Aloud”, “Near-Live” and Live usability testing at their home institutions.
-Understand key methods to help with research, practice improvement, and patient care.


D'Arcy King (Presenter)
Northwell Health

Safiya Richardson (Presenter)
Northwell Health

Sundas Khan (Presenter)
Northwell Health

Jeffrey Solomon (Presenter)
Northwell Health

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