Clinical Experiences with a Knowledge-Based System in Sonography (SonoConsult)

  • Frank Puppe
  • Georg Buscher
  • Martin Atzmueller
  • Matthias Hüttig
  • Hans-Peter Buscher
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3782)

Abstract

We evaluated the clinical effects of the knowledge-based documentation and diagnosis system SonoConsult for sonography, which has been used in clinical routine for more than 2 years. The evaluation focuses on the following aspects from the clinical point of view: quality of documentation, quality of diagnostic conclusions, training effects, and research effects. In contrast to wide-spread expectations in the knowledge-based community, the diagnostic conclusions were less important than the other aspects, being much more welcomed by clinicians.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Frank Puppe
    • 1
  • Georg Buscher
    • 1
  • Martin Atzmueller
    • 1
  • Matthias Hüttig
    • 2
  • Hans-Peter Buscher
    • 2
  1. 1.Lehrstuhl Informatik VI, Am HublandUniversität WürzburgWürzburg
  2. 2.DRK-Kliniken Berlin KöpenickBerlin

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