The long and twisting path: An efficiency evaluation of an electronic whiteboard system

Rasmus Rasmussen, Andre Kushniruk

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    Abstract

    Electronic whiteboard systems are becoming increasingly popular as replacements for the dry-erase whiteboards previously used for communication and workflow coordination at Emergency Departments. With this it also becomes increasingly important that these systems do not disrupt or delay the working practices of the departments where they are taken into use. Usability evaluations should therefore be employed as part of developing and implementing these systems. We report on a subset of the results from a larger usability study of a electronic whiteboard and find that there are inefficiencies, which could be mitigated by a relatively simple redesign and thus improve the usability of the system.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationEnabling Health and Heralthcare through ICT : available, tailored and closer
    EditorsKaren L. Courtney, Omid Shabestari, Alex Kuo
    Number of pages5
    Place of PublicationAmsterdam
    PublisherIOS Press
    Publication date2013
    ISBN (Print)978-1-61499-202-8
    Publication statusPublished - 2013
    EventITCH 2013 Available, Tailored and Closer:: Enabling Health and Healthcare Through ICT - School of Health Information Science, University of Victoria, Victoria , Canada
    Duration: 21 Feb 201323 Feb 2013
    http://www.uvic.ca/hsd/itch/

    Conference

    ConferenceITCH 2013 Available, Tailored and Closer:
    LocationSchool of Health Information Science, University of Victoria
    CountryCanada
    CityVictoria
    Period21/02/201323/02/2013
    Internet address
    SeriesStudies in Health Technology and Informatics
    Volume183
    ISSN0926-9630

    Cite this

    Rasmussen, R., & Kushniruk, A. (2013). The long and twisting path: An efficiency evaluation of an electronic whiteboard system. In K. L. Courtney, O. Shabestari, & A. Kuo (Eds.), Enabling Health and Heralthcare through ICT: available, tailored and closer IOS Press. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, Vol.. 183 http://www.ebooks.iospress.nl/volume/enabling-health-and-healthcare-through-ict-available-tailored-and-closer