Improving Infusion Pump Safety Through Usability Testing

Kristen E. Miller, Ryan Arnold, Muge Capan, Michele Campbell, Susan Coffey Zern, Robert Dressler, Ozioma O. Duru, Gwen Ebbert, Eric Jackson, John Learish, Danielle Strauss, Pan Wu, Dean A. Bennett

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With the recognition that the introduction of new technology causes changes in workflow and may introduce new errors to the system, usability testing was performed to provide data on nursing practice and interaction with infusion pump technology. Usability testing provides the opportunity to detect and analyze potentially dangerous problems with the design of infusion pumps that could cause or allow avoidable errors. This work will reduce preventable harm through the optimization of health care delivery.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalJournal of Nursing Care Quality
StateAccepted/In press - Aug 5 2016
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Nursing


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