Commure provides interface guidelines to build and style healthcare products.
We provide guidelines for the aesthetic, function, and form of user interfaces to provide a consistent experience for care teams.
The style can be included via our libraries. Place the following in the
<head> of your application:
This site contains overview documentation for the most prominent features of our interface guidelines and components.
The answer is simple — guidelines provide a solid foundation to any shared framework. These principles guide our thinking and help us to make better decisions together, faster.
Ultimately, a shared framework allows us all to focus on our primary goal: making better software for doctors & nurses .
Simple • Effective • Intuitive
Eliminate unnecessary complexity. Be easy to understand, regardless of the person's knowledge or concentration level.
- Are my components reducing complexity by addressing simple and focused tasks or concepts?
- Are my components achieving the business goal?
- Are my components adding value to the system?
- Are my components passing heuristics tests?
- Can I articulate the value my design is adding to the user?
Consistent • Universal • Open
Design for real people, not stereotyped personas. Reflect reality: use expected, contextual patterns and natural metaphors.
- Am I designing in a non-discriminative way?
- Am I empowering my users to do their tasks?
- Are my components usable in their intended setting or context?
- Am I contributing positively to the healthcare community?
- Do I know the groups and the people that my components are for?
- Do my components meet accessibility guidelines?
Transparent • Human • Affordant
Be clear, transparent, and straightforward. Respect the needs and resources of healthcare teams; especially attention and time.
- Am I using the correct affordances to solve the problem?
- Am I working to continuously reduce the cognitive load for users?
- Do my components succinctly convey enough information?
- Am I testing and validating my components with care teams?
- Am I using dark patterns?
- Are my components ethical?
Reliable • Emotive • Genuine
Healthcare products that care teams enjoy using. Intentionally produce your best, down to the little details.
- Am I spending time with users to understand their emotions?
- Are people better for experiencing the work I do?
- Do people find delight and joy when experiencing my components?
- Are my components performant, functional, and usable?
- Are my components authentic and based on timeless principles?
- Are my components documented in a way that others can easily use them?