Addressing Human Computer Interaction Issues of Electronic Health Record in Clinical Encounters

  • Martina A. Clarke
  • Linsey M. Steege
  • Joi L. Moore
  • Jeffery L. Belden
  • Richelle J. Koopman
  • Min Soon Kim
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8013)


Electronic Health Records (EHRs) are known to reduce medical errors and store comprehensive patient information, and they also impact the physician-patient interaction during clinical encounters. This study reviewed the literature to (1) identify the most common challenges to patient-physician relations while using an EHR during a clinical visit, (2) discuss limitations of the research methodologies employed, and (3) suggest future research directions related to addressing human computer interaction issues when physicians use an EHR in clinical encounters.


Cognitive Load Electronic Health Record Clinical Encounter Clinical Information System Cognitive Load Theory 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Martina A. Clarke
    • 1
  • Linsey M. Steege
    • 1
    • 2
  • Joi L. Moore
    • 1
    • 3
  • Jeffery L. Belden
    • 4
  • Richelle J. Koopman
    • 4
  • Min Soon Kim
    • 1
    • 5
  1. 1.University of Missouri Informatics InstituteUniversity of MissouriUSA
  2. 2.School of NursingUniversity of WisconsinMadisonUSA
  3. 3.School of Information Science and Learning TechnologyUniversity of MissouriUSA
  4. 4.Department of Family and Community MedicineUniversity of MissouriUSA
  5. 5.Department of Health Management and InformaticsUniversity of MissouriUSA

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