Improving Patient Care Through Safe Health IT.

Philadelphia, PA: Pew Charitable Trusts; December 2017.

The usability of health information technologies (IT) is a key component to their safe effective use. This report introduces problems that surface due to poor design of health IT systems, summarizes expert opinion on the role of system usability in patient safety, and describes an approach to monitor and improve the safety of health IT by engaging multistakeholder collaboration.