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Supporting frontline health workers through the use of a mobile collaboration tool

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Li, J and Alem, L and Huang, W, Supporting frontline health workers through the use of a mobile collaboration tool, Health Information Science 4th International Conference, HIS 2015 Proceedings, 28-30 May 2015, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 31-36. ISBN 978-3-319-19155-3 (2015) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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DOI: doi:10.1007/978-3-319-19156-0_4

Abstract

This paper presents our work in exploring the design of a mobile collaboration tool to support frontline health workers who deliver healthcare services at local communities and patientsí homes. Our design addresses their collaboration needs when they discuss patient cases with remote clinicians during the home visits. The tool is tablet-based and supports real-time communication and information sharing between health workers and clinicians and also asynchronous information exchange between them through the recording of rich media annotations. We present preliminary results from a pilot study examining the usability of the tool.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Keywords:telehealth
Research Division:Information and Computing Sciences
Research Group:Information Systems
Research Field:Computer-Human Interaction
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding Knowledge in the Information and Computing Sciences
Author:Huang, W (Dr Tony Huang)
ID Code:100342
Year Published:2015
Web of Science® Times Cited:2
Deposited By:Computing and Information Systems
Deposited On:2015-05-12
Last Modified:2016-06-02
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