Article | Proceedings from The 14th Scandinavian Conference on Health Informatics 2016, Gothenburg, Sweden, April 6-7 2016 | UXtract ‚Äď Extraction of Usability Test Results for Scoring Healthcare IT Systems in Procurement
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Title:
UXtract ‚Äď Extraction of Usability Test Results for Scoring Healthcare IT Systems in Procurement
Author:
Janne Pitkänen: Department of Computer Science, Aalto University, Finland / Adusso Ltd., Helsinki, Finland Marko Nieminen: Department of Computer Science, Aalto University, Finland Matti Pitkäranta: Adusso Ltd., Helsinki, Finland Johanna Kaipio: Department of Computer Science, Aalto University, Finland Mari Tyllinen: Department of Computer Science, Aalto University, Finland / Oy Apotti Ab, Helsinki, Finland Antti K. Haapala: AnttiPatterns, Oulu, Finland
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Year:
2016
Conference:
Proceedings from The 14th Scandinavian Conference on Health Informatics 2016, Gothenburg, Sweden, April 6-7 2016
Issue:
122
Article no.:
006
Pages:
37-41
No. of pages:
5
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2016-03-31
ISBN:
978-91-7685-776-2
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press, Linköpings universitet


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‚ÄĚIn healthcare IT system procurement we always need to choose the cheapest one.‚ÄĚ Do we? In this paper we present a method and a procedure for effective extraction of usability test results for public procurement. Successful procurement necessitates the alternative products to be compared considering their realistic utility. We can significantly contribute to this comparison by measuring usability in a practical way. Our UXtract method enables the extraction of detailed, traceable and commensurate findings for objective evidence. The method extracts structured data straight from the test. Our case in large scale healthcare settings shows that this method is efficient for scoring usability in procurement. We elaborate the results and discuss about the impact and challenges of comparison testing when using it for decision making of multimillion investments on information technology.

Keywords: healthcare information system; usability testing; summative evaluation; comparison; public procurement

Proceedings from The 14th Scandinavian Conference on Health Informatics 2016, Gothenburg, Sweden, April 6-7 2016

Author:
Janne Pitkänen, Marko Nieminen, Matti Pitkäranta, Johanna Kaipio, Mari Tyllinen, Antti K. Haapala
Title:
UXtract ‚Äď Extraction of Usability Test Results for Scoring Healthcare IT Systems in Procurement
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Proceedings from The 14th Scandinavian Conference on Health Informatics 2016, Gothenburg, Sweden, April 6-7 2016

Author:
Janne Pitkänen, Marko Nieminen, Matti Pitkäranta, Johanna Kaipio, Mari Tyllinen, Antti K. Haapala
Title:
UXtract ‚Äď Extraction of Usability Test Results for Scoring Healthcare IT Systems in Procurement
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