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Table 1 Usability tasks and their respective mean scores and standard deviations (SD) for six participants

From: User-centered design and usability testing of RxMAGIC: a prescription management and general inventory control system for free clinic dispensaries

Task Description Mean (SD)
1. Enter medication into general inventory. 4 (0.63)
2. Edit a previous inventory entry and reprint label. 5 (0)
3. Dispense medication to patient with prescription. 4 (1.67)
4. Dispense medication to patient with prescription from multiple bottles, taking their expiration date into account. 4 (0.89)
5. Dispense medication to patient without a prescription. 4 (1.26)
6. Identify medications approaching expiration. 4.3 (0.82)
7. Select an under-stocked medication to add to the electronic stock report used for reordering. 4.8 (0.41)
8. Describe a patient’s dispensation history at the clinic. 4.8 (0.41)
9. Adjust the inventory par level for a highly used drug. 4.5 (0.84)
10. Manage and respond to an alert on the feed. 4.7 (0.52)
11. Facilitate PAP medication reordering. 4.3 (0.82)