Articles by Laura Marcial

Laura Haak Marcial is a health informatics research scientist in the Center for the Advancement of Health Information Technology (CAHIT) at RTI International. Since 2000, she has created, developed, and assessed electronic health information tools. Recent projects have investigated the impact of public health informatics initiatives on quality reporting through electronic health records and health information exchanges.

Usability in Healthcare: A ‘Wicked’ Problem

For UX design in healthcare, context is critical. Too many electronic health records have poor usability because they are designed without considering the user experience appropriately. [Read More]