Preferred Workflows for Syndromic Surveillance Systems

Guthrie, Glenn and Vinson, Norman G. and Moore, Kieran (2009) Preferred Workflows for Syndromic Surveillance Systems. [Conference Paper]

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Workflows are a sequence of information processing operations that people carry out to meet certain in-formational goals [1]. Using various user-centered design (UCD) techniques we uncovered the workflows that epidemiologists wished to follow when using syndromic surveillance (SS) systems.

Item Type:Conference Paper
Keywords:syndromic surveillance, workflows, task analysis
Subjects:Computer Science > Human Computer Interaction
ID Code:6841
Deposited By: Vinson, Norman G.
Deposited On:04 May 2010 22:13
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:57

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[1] Unertl, K.M., Weinger, M.B., & Johnson, K.B. Applying Direct Observation to Model Workflow and Assess Adoption. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2006; 2006: 794–798.

[2] Buehler, J.W., Sonricker, A., Paladini, M., Soper, M. & Mostashari, F. Syndromic Surveillance Practice in the United States: Findings from a Survey of State, Territorial, and Selected Local Health Departments. Advances in Disease Surveillance, 2008; 6(3)

[3] Beyer, H., & Holtzblatt, K. Contextual design: Defining customer-centered systems. San Francisco, CA, 1998.


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