Enabling patient compliance-A synergy of human factors engineering and industrial design

May 16, 2012

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“Inherent and perceived usability

The issues contributing to patient noncompliance can generally be segregated into inherent usability and perceived usability. Inherent usability is the actual efficiency of the man-machine interface to mitigate potential use-error risks ,while enabling an expected outcome. Perceived usability is a user’s predisposition to a device’s apparent ease of use, efficiency, and elegance of experience. Studies have shown that inherent usability is sometimes unable to overcome perceived usability even after actual use. Perceived usability is most affected by the first visceral impression of the device—its aesthetics.”

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