Text Integration Utility – Preliminary Examination of Behavioral Health Templates Implementation within EHR. Revised 14 Feb 2006 Prepared for: Indian Health Service Denise Grenier Prepared by: Hal Miller-Jacobs. Text Integration Utility. Introduction
Revised 14 Feb 2006
Indian Health Service
Sometimes only titles are listed (Childhood Health) and expanded when check marked.
Sometimes all sub areas are listed immediately (emotional/behavioral…)
Template opens to essentially blank screen
Use of check boxes causes visual complexity and confusion
Note: we have been informed that tables are not possible in the present implementation
If provider changes mind cannot ‘unclick’ radio button
Solution: use a 3rd radio button (N/A)
What’s the difference between each of these?
Note the complexity of reading and comprehending
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Factor out common terms to decrease reading and complexity
Participate regularly in heavy physical exercise, such as running, jogging, swimming, cycling, tennis, basketball or handball –
Run less than mile or less than 30 minutes per week
Run 1-5 miles or 30-60 minutes per week
Run 5-10 miles or 1-3 hours per week
Run more than 10 miles or more than 3 hours per week
Assuming that it was not possible to only show the problems with content, spacing and/or alignment of labels and content would make it more readable.