Development of knowledge management support for the sleep disorder diagnosis process

Blake, Jacqueline and Kerr, Don and Gururajan, Raj (2010) Development of knowledge management support for the sleep disorder diagnosis process. In: ACIS 2010: 21st Australasian Conference on Information Systems: Information Systems: Defining and Establishing a High Impact Discipline, 1-3 Dec 2010, Brisbane, Australia.

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Abstract

Sleep disorders are a major problem in today's society with a lack of sleep being associated with lost productivity and accidents. There is a need to improve the sleep disorder diagnosis process and this paper describes the work in progress for the development of a patient data gathering system and decision support system. This system is designed to support a sleep physician’s diagnosis of sleep disorders. To facilitate acceptance by physicians a participatory research approach to development was taken, involving physicians and a psychologist. This approach has produced a system which integrates into a physician's work flow.


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Additional Information: Paper no. 98. Blake, Kerr & Gururajan © 2010. The authors assign to ACIS and educational and non-profit institutions a nonexclusive licence to use this document for personal use and in courses of instruction provided that the article is used in full and this copyright statement is reproduced. The authors also grant a non-exclusive licence to ACIS to publish this document in full in the Conference Papers and Proceedings. Those documents may be published on the World Wide Web, CD-ROM, in printed form, and on mirror sites on the World Wide Web. Any other usage is prohibited without the express permission of the authors.
Depositing User: epEditor USQ
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - School of Information Systems
Date Deposited: 26 Apr 2012 05:15
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2013 01:10
Uncontrolled Keywords: health; knowledge management; clinical decision support system; sleep disorder; design science
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0806 Information Systems > 080605 Decision Support and Group Support Systems
10 Technology > 1004 Medical Biotechnology > 100402 Medical Biotechnology Diagnostics (incl. Biosensors)
08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0803 Computer Software > 080301 Bioinformatics Software
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): C Society > 92 Health > 9201 Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions) > 920115 Respiratory System and Diseases (incl. Asthma)
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/21180

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