Management of On-Line Registries Information for Patient Safety in Long-Term Care
The Michigan Workforce Background Check (MWBC) system combine data streams from various sources and online registries showing findings of abuse, neglect, misappropriation of property and health care fraud. Employers use MWBC to have an initial determination of the suitability of person for employment in Long-Term Care facility. In this paper, we demonstrate how management of information and the optimization of the human interface positively impact the patient safety and workflow, which is essential for effective public health management.
KeywordsBackground Check Registry Check Long-Term Care Health Information Technology Usability User-Centered Design Patient Safety
Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.
- 1.Grant, G.: Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults over the Life Course. Adult Lives: A Life Course Perspective, 230–237 (2012)Google Scholar
- 5.Swierenga, S.J., Abujarad, F., Dennis, T.A., Post, L.A.: Improving Patient Safety through User-Centered Healthcare Background Check System Design. In: International Symposium of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare, vol. 2(1), pp. 21–28. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (2013)Google Scholar