Year 2019, Volume 33 , Issue 4, Pages 282 - 295 2019-12-27

Usability of Electronic Records Management System (ERMS) of the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Health
Usability of Electronic Records Management System (ERMS) of the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Health

Semanur ÖZTEMİZ [1]


The purpose of this study is to evaluate the usability of ERMS concerning the case of the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Health, which is one of the most important institutions of Turkey. Quantitative and qualitative methods are used together in the study. Usability of ERMS, alongside a task-based application, is analyzed by interviews based on evaluating system & user interactions. Findings showed that participants evaluate the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Health ERMS satisfying and trustworthy while it has some weak points. According to participants, a sort of enhancements, particularly educational videos and user feedback, which will increase usability, seemed inevitable. It’s thought that results of this study, which is expected to contribute to the literature, can provide an exemplary ERMS - user experience for researchers and system developers.

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the usability of ERMS concerning the case of the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Health, which is one of the most important institutions of Turkey. Quantitative and qualitative methods are used together in the study. Usability of ERMS, alongside a task-based application, is analyzed by interviews based on evaluating system & user interactions. Findings showed that participants evaluate the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Health ERMS satisfying and trustworthy while it has some weak points. According to participants, a sort of enhancements, particularly educational videos and user feedback, which will increase usability, seemed inevitable. It’s thought that results of this study, which is expected to contribute to the literature, can provide an exemplary ERMS - user experience for researchers and system developers.

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Primary Language en
Subjects Information Science and Library Science
Journal Section Refereed Papers - Case Studies
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0003-1560-8062
Author: Semanur ÖZTEMİZ (Primary Author)
Institution: Hacettepe University
Country: Turkey


Thanks I would like to thank Health Specialist Dilek Kavak for her contribution to the data collection process.
Dates

Publication Date : December 27, 2019

APA ÖZTEMİZ, S . (2019). Usability of Electronic Records Management System (ERMS) of the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Health. Türk Kütüphaneciliği , 33 (4) , 282-295 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/tk/issue/50920/576165