News | Ultrasound Imaging | May 17, 2016

Third-party Study Validates Usability of Siemens Ultrasound Systems

Siemens Acuson S3000 HELX Evolution with Touch Control earns high marks for easy-to-learn user interface, 95 percent average task completion rate

Siemens, Acuson S3000 ultrasound system, HELX Evolution with Touch Control, usability study, Macadamian Technologies

May 17, 2016 — Macadamian Technologies, a user experience research, design and software development firm, recently announced the completion of a comprehensive usability test of Siemens Acuson S3000 ultrasound system, HELX Evolution with Touch Control. The study was conducted at the request of Siemens Healthineers Ultrasound Business Area to measure users’ performance and satisfaction with Siemens’ premium family of ultrasound systems following the company’s concerted effort to improve overall system usability. The results of Macadamian’s usability test substantiate Siemens’ assertion of industry-leading usability with the Acuson S Family, HELX Evolution with Touch Control.

The results from the study demonstrated that HELX Evolution with Touch Control is simple and easy to use, with a 95 percent average task completion rate and an overall average ease-of-use rating of 4.5 out of 5, where ‘5’ represents ‘very easy to use’.  With a score of 83 out of 100 on the industry standard System Usability Scale Questionnaire, the system demonstrated excellent usability performance. Scores over 80 are considered well above average while scores below 60 tend towards poor usability. An average score is 68. 

For more information: www.healthcare.siemens.com

Related Content

Healcerion Receives FDA Approval for Sonon 300L Handheld Ultrasound Device
Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | July 09, 2018
South Korea-based Healcerion launched the Sonon 300L wireless handheld ultrasound device to the U.S. market following U...
Esaote Change of Ownership Completed
News | Ultrasound Imaging | April 30, 2018
The acquisition of biomedical equipment company Esaote SpA’s share capital was completed on April 19, the company...
Philips Integrates Reacts Tele-Ultrasound Platform on Lumify Portable Systems

Image courtesy of Philips Healthcare

News | Ultrasound Imaging | March 30, 2018
Philips in partnership with Innovative Imaging Technologies (IIT) announced an industry-first integrated tele-...
Toshiba Medical Rolls Out Interactive Learning Tools for Ultrasound and Vascular Training
News | Ultrasound Imaging | December 04, 2017
Toshiba Medical, a Canon Group company, introduced new educational tools and interactive learning resources to help...
Toshiba Medical's Portable Ultrasound Used in Second Pediatric Mission in Tanzania
News | Ultrasound Imaging | October 05, 2017
October 5, 2017 — To provide lifesaving surgical care for sick children in one of the most underserved countries, 13
Clarius Wireless Ultrasound Scanners Now Available With Advanced Features
News | Ultrasound Imaging | August 09, 2017
Clarius Mobile Health has released advanced features and options for its wireless handheld ultrasound scanner for...
Oregon Tech Partners with Mindray for High-Tech Ultrasound Education
News | Ultrasound Imaging | August 04, 2017
To better prepare its ultrasound students to compete and thrive in the evolving healthcare environment, Oregon...
News | Ultrasound Imaging | March 28, 2017
Young rabbits exposed to ultrasound during fetal development had weaker thighbones than unexposed rabbits, according to...
ultrasound systems market, $5 billion, 2023, GlobalData report
News | Ultrasound Imaging | January 25, 2017
The ultrasound systems space, which covers 39 major markets, is set to rise steadily from $4.2 billion in 2016 to $5...
GE Healthcare, Vscan Extend, app-based ultrasound, dual-probe, RSNA 2017
Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | January 12, 2017
GE Healthcare unveiled its new generation of pocket-sized, dual-probe ultrasound, the Vscan Extend. From the hospital...
Overlay Init