Usability is arguably more essential than interoperability, because the question of interoperability will be moot if users fail to accurately record the data.
Ease of use should be top IT priority
It is also important to define stakeholders as broadly as possible and address their particular needs. As critical as it is to provide ease of use to physicians, it is at least as vital for the technology to be easy for nurses, receptionists, clerks and medical assistants to use.
Carol StrykerPrincipalSymbiotic SolutionsHouston
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