Article | Scandinavian Conference on Health Informatics; August 22; 2014; Grimstad; Norway | End-to-End Infrastructure for Usability Evaluation of eHealth Applications and Services
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Title:
End-to-End Infrastructure for Usability Evaluation of eHealth Applications and Services
Author:
Martin Gerdes: Department of Information and Communication Systems, University of Agder, Norway Berglind Smaradottir: Department of Information and Communication Systems, University of Agder, Norway Rune Fensli: Department of Information and Communication Systems, University of Agder, Norway
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Year:
2014
Conference:
Scandinavian Conference on Health Informatics; August 22; 2014; Grimstad; Norway
Issue:
102
Article no.:
008
Pages:
53-59
No. of pages:
7
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2014-08-20
ISBN:
978-91-7519-241-3
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press; Linköpings universitet


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eHealth technologies are widely used in collaborative health care services involving multiple different user groups. A very important aspect of the design and development of such applications is the ease-of-use and user-friendliness of the user interface for the end-users. Usability testing is performed in a simulation or real environment to ensure that the system is adapted to the specific needs of the different end-users and to evaluate the interaction between users and system. The aim of this paper is to present an infrastructure for end-to-end usability testing of eHealth technologies in a con-trolled environment simulating both the Point-of-Care and the Health and Care Service Provider. The primary focus is on the requirements and technical aspects of the test infrastructure itself; but on top of that also a trial project is presented where the proposed usability testing infrastructure has been used and validated.

Keywords: eHealth; health informatics; usability evaluation; end-to-end test infrastructure; point-of-care; user centered design

Scandinavian Conference on Health Informatics; August 22; 2014; Grimstad; Norway

Author:
Martin Gerdes, Berglind Smaradottir, Rune Fensli
Title:
End-to-End Infrastructure for Usability Evaluation of eHealth Applications and Services
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Scandinavian Conference on Health Informatics; August 22; 2014; Grimstad; Norway

Author:
Martin Gerdes, Berglind Smaradottir, Rune Fensli
Title:
End-to-End Infrastructure for Usability Evaluation of eHealth Applications and Services
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