Search for dissertations about: "health informatics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 66 swedish dissertations containing the words health informatics.

  1. 1. Disease surveillance systems

    Author : Baki Cakici; Magnus Boman; Stefan Johansson; KTH; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; disease surveillance; syndromic surveillance; outbreak detection; health informatics; computer science; Health and medical services in society; Hälso- och sjukvård i samhället; Epidemiology; Epidemiologi; Computer and systems science; Data- och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : Recent advances in information and communication technologies have made the development and operation of complex disease surveillance systems technically feasible, and many systems have been proposed to interpret diverse data sources for health-related signals. Implementing these systems for daily use and efficiently interpreting their output, however, remains a technical challenge. READ MORE

  2. 2. Social Challenges when Implementing Information Systems in a Swedish Healthcare Organization

    Author : Lina Nilsson; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Applied Health Technology; Health Informatics; Healthcare Organizations; Information Systems; Implementation; Institutional ethnography; Health and Caring Sciences; Hälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : When the Swedish National IT Strategy for Health and Social Care was introduced in 2006, intensive work started in implementing Information Systems (IS) in Swedish healthcare organizations. To follow up on the requests for more research with a combined socio-technical focus on challenges, the overall aim of this thesis was to identify social challenges when implementing IS in a Swedish healthcare organization. READ MORE

  3. 3. Building Usability into Health Informatics : Development and Evaluation of Information Systems for Shared Homecare

    Author : Isabella Scandurra; Sabine Koch; Bengt Sandblad; Margareta Ehnfors; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; health informatics; participatory design; user centred design; homecare services; cooperative work; integrated health information systems; mobile devices; usability evaluation; Medical informatics; Medicinsk informatik;

    Abstract : How can we develop usable and work process-oriented ICT systems for shared homecare?Shared homecare involves different professionals, consists of mobile work and requires immediate and ubiquitous access to patient-oriented information, supporting an integrated view on the care process.This thesis presents a new collaborative design method for user needs analysis and requirements specification in the context of health information systems development; the Multi-disciplinary Thematic Seminar (MdTS) method. READ MORE

  4. 4. Tinkering Care Moves : Senior Home Care in Practice

    Author : Peter A. Lutz; Mats Utas; Klaus Lindgaard Hoeyer; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; care moves; tinkering; senior home care; Sweden; United States; Vårdvetenskap; Caring Sciences; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology; Etnologi; Ethnology; Health Care Research; Hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning; Human-Computer Interaction; Människa-dator interaktion; Medical Informatics; Medicinsk informatik;

    Abstract : This dissertation builds on the current anthropological studies of care relations in practice. It draws inspiration from science and technology studies (STS) and postfeminist technoscience. A qualitative ethnographic approach grounds the empirical data collection and analysis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Internet consultation in medicine : studies of a text-based Ask the doctor service

    Author : Göran Umefjord; Gerhard Andersson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Internet; remote consultation; physician-patient relations; gender; access to information; ethics; medical informatics; medicinsk informatik;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to cast light on the new phenomenon of Internet-based medical consultation. This was approached by studies of the use of an Ask the doctor service, by a web survey to the users who sent enquiries to the service, and by a questionnaire to the answering physicians of their respective expericence of the service. READ MORE