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Papers/Notes: Working with Medical Records

Wednesday, April 14
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Doctors and Psychosocial Information: Records and Reuse in Inpatient Care
Xiaomu Zhou, University of Michigan, USA
Mark Ackerman, University of Michigan, USA
Kai Zheng, University of Michigan, USA

This study shows that doctors' use of psychosocial information in electronic patient records could be substantially improved. We offer design suggestions for EHRs and a new approach towards medical representations.

Supporting Coordination in Surgical Suites: Physical Aspects of Common Information Spaces
Peter G. Scupelli, Carnegie Mellon University, United States
Yan Xiao, Baylor Health Care System, United States
Susan R. Fussell, Cornell University, United States
Sara Kiesler, Carnegie Mellon University, United States
Mark D. Gross, Carnegie Mellon University, United States

Presents a field study of how the physical environment and the positioning of information displays affect OR staff coordination; provides design principles for positioning large displays within the physical environment.

Documenting Transitional Information in EMR
Yunan Chen, University of California Irvine, USA

The findings of this study call for designing EMR system not only for keeping patients' formal records, but also for documenting transitional information in the chart-writing process.

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