Medical Expert Support Tool (MEST): A Person-Centric Approach for Healthcare Management
The Medical Expert Support Tool (MEST) is aimed at helping the clinician in recognizing risk factors in the patient status by offering a multiparametric overview, and by highlighting the individual situation using meaningful colors (green, yellow and red) in order to compare the person physiological parameters with the computed profile. The medical professionals configure the conditions (relevant parameters, thresholds, rules and alerts) setting the values to the decision support modules and receiving the risk assessment results. Finally, interventions should be done depending on the evaluation of the patient. The tool has been designed along with the clinician involved in the project and it will be fully tested and evaluated during the observational study (100 patients) starting on June 2012.
KeywordsMedical Expert Support Tool risk assessment healthcare personcentric user-centered design
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