The User’s Role in the Development Process of a Clinical Information System: An Example in Hemophilia Care

  • Leonor Teixeira
  • Vasco Saavedra
  • Carlos Ferreira
  • Beatriz Sousa Santos
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5619)

Abstract

This work describes the development process of a Web-based Information System for managing clinical information in hemophilia care, emphasizing the role of the users around a human-centered development. To help understanding all this process, we first present the relevant concepts concerning human-centered design; next we describe the web application for managing the clinical information in hemophilia care, as well as, the development process followed in its development; and finally we illustrate the importance of the user’s involvement in critical phases through the demonstration of some results.

Keywords

Health information system development process user-centered design 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Leonor Teixeira
    • 1
    • 2
  • Vasco Saavedra
    • 1
  • Carlos Ferreira
    • 1
    • 3
  • Beatriz Sousa Santos
    • 4
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of Economics, Management and Industrial EngineeringUniversity of Aveiro PortugalPortugal
  2. 2.Governance, Competitiveness and Public Politics (GOVCOPP)University of Aveiro PortugalPortugal
  3. 3.Operational Research Centre (CIO)University of Lisbon PortugalPortugal
  4. 4.Department of Electronics, Telecommunications and InformaticsUniversity of Aveiro PortugalPortugal
  5. 5.Institute of Electronics and Telematics Engineering of Aveiro (IEETA)Portugal

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