Published On: 09-01-2011

Background: The effectiveness of clinical information systems to improve nursing and patient outcomes depends on human factors, including system usability, organizational workflow, and user satisfaction.

Objective: The aim of this study was to examine to what extent residents, family members, and clinicians find a sensor data interface used to monitor elder activity levels usable and useful in an independent living setting.

Alexander, G.L., Wakefield, B.J., Rantz, M., Skubic, M., Aud, M., Erdelez, S., & Al Ghenaimi, S. (2011). Passive sensor technology interface to assess elder activity in independent livingNursing Research, 60(5), 318-325. [Published in the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Research Activities, April 2012] View the PDF