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Journal Article

Application of human factors to improve usability of clinical decision support for diagnostic decision-making: a scenario-based simulation study.

Carayon P, Hoonakker P, Hundt AS, et al. BMJ Quality & Safety. 2020;29.

This simulation study assessed whether integrating human factors engineering into a clinical decision support system to support can improve the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism (PE) in the ED. Authors found that this approach can improve the PE diagnostic process by saving time, reducing perceived workload and improving physician satisfaction with the technology.