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Improving the Safety, Effectiveness, and Efficiency of Clinical Alarm Systems: Simulation-Based Usability Testing of Physiologic Monitors

Improving the Safety, Effectiveness, and Efficiency of Clinical Alarm Systems: Simulation-Based Usability Testing of Physiologic Monitors

Improving the Safety, Effectiveness, and Efficiency of Clinical Alarm Systems: Simulation-Based Usability Testing of Physiologic Monitors

Azizeh K Sowan 1, PhD, RN, MSN, MSDA, MBA, FAAN;  Nancy Staggers 2, PhD, RN, FAAN;  Andrea Berndt 1, PhD;  Tommye Austin 3, PhD, RN, MBA, NEA-BC;  Charles C Reed 3, PhD, RN, CNRN;  Ashwin Malshe 4, PhD;  Max Kilger 4, PhD;  Elma Fonseca 3, MSN, RN, CVRN-BC;  Ana Vera 3, MSN, RN, CVRN-BC;  Qian Chen 5, PhD

1 School of Nursing, University of Texas Health at San Antonio , San Antonio, TX, US

2 School of Nursing and Department of Biomedical Informatics, University of Utah , Salt Lake City, UT, US

3 University Health , San Antonio, TX, US

4 College of Business, University of Texas at San Antonio , San Antonio, TX, US

5 College of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Texas at San Antonio , San Antonio, TX, US

Corresponding Author:

  • Azizeh K Sowan, PhD, RN, MSN, MSDA, MBA, FAAN
  • School of Nursing
  • University of Texas Health at San Antonio
  • 7703 Floyd Curl Dr - MC 7975
  • San Antonio, TX
  • US
  • Phone: 1 210 567 5799
  • Email: Sowan@uthscsa.edu