PMCCPMCCPMCC

Search tips
Search criteria 

Advanced

 
Logo of procamiasympLink to Publisher's site
 
Proc AMIA Symp. 1999: 750–754.
PMCID: PMC2232703
Collaborative prototyping approaches for ICU decision aid design.
L. S. Ehrhart, C. W. Hanson, B. E. Marshall, C. Marshall, and C. Medsker
College of Information Science & Technology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA.
L. S. Ehrhart: ehrhartL/at/post.drexel.edu
Abstract
When computer-based aids do not support the human users' decision-making strategies or anticipate the organizational impacts of technological change, advances in information technology may degrade rather than enhance decision-making performance. Such failures suggest the design of human-computer cooperation for problem solving and decision-making must be driven by human cognitive and organizational process requirements rather than computer technology. Decision- and user-centered development techniques involve domain experts and end-users in the earliest phases of design to evolve an understanding of requirements through iterative prototyping. This paper presents a collaborative approach to cognitive systems engineering applied to developing a clinical aid to assist respiratory care in the surgical ICU.
Full text
Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (929K), or click on a page image below to browse page by page.
Articles from Proceedings of the AMIA Symposium are provided here courtesy of
American Medical Informatics Association