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The Development of a Wearable for Automated Documentation and Improved Staff Planning in Outpatient Care

  • Tuan Huy MaEmail author
  • Markus Weissenbäck
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Part of the Healthcare Delivery in the Information Age book series (Healthcare Delivery Inform. Age)

Abstract

Outpatient nurses increasingly suffer from physical and psychological complaints as a result of their work. In a research project funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (“Dynasens,” Dynamic sensor-based personnel deployment and route planning in outpatient care), solutions for the physical and psychological relief of outpatient nursing staff were investigated between 2012 and 2015. The following presents the major results and implications from this project.

Keywords

Wearables Automated documentation Staff planning Outpatient care Nurses 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Fraunhofer Center for Applied Research on Supply Chain ServicesNurembergGermany

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