Learning about interruptions: experience sampling as a tool for data collection

Publikation: KonferencebidragPaperForskningpeer review


‘Interruption’ is a well described phenomenon within health-care.
This study describes a field study in which nurses at a surgical ward desired to
gain insights to what they experienced as interruptions from phone calls of the
coordinating nurse. Employing an effects-driven approach data about the
frequency and types of phone calls was collected using a tailored experience
sampling tool. The data as well as the data became a way for the nurses to learn
about the problem and use it as a stepping stone for discussing possible
Publikationsdato8 aug. 2016
Antal sider11
StatusUdgivet - 8 aug. 2016
BegivenhedThe 39th Information Systems Research
Conference in Scandinavia: Living in the cloud
- Folkhögskolan of Ljungskile, Ljungskile, Sverige
Varighed: 7 aug. 201610 aug. 2016


KonferenceThe 39th Information Systems Research
Conference in Scandinavia
LokationFolkhögskolan of Ljungskile


  • effects-driven IT development
  • electronic whiteboards
  • interruptions
  • Experience sampling


Effects-Driven IT Development

Simonsen, J., Hertzum, M., Granlien, M. S., Barlach, A., Karasti, T. H., Brandrup, M., Scheuer, J. D., Østergaard, K. L., Torkilsheyggi, A. M. Á., Gyldenkærne, C. & Bech, C. F.

The project is co-funded by CSC Scandihealth A/S, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, and Region Zealand


Projekter: ProjektForskning

Clinical Communication

Simonsen, J., Hertzum, M., Scheuer, J. D., Karasti, T. H., Østergaard, K. L., Brandrup, M. & Torkilsheyggi, A. M. Á.


Projekter: ProjektForskning

Citer dette

Brandrup, M. (2016). Learning about interruptions: experience sampling as a tool for data collection. Afhandling præsenteret på The 39th Information Systems Research
Conference in Scandinavia, Ljungskile, Sverige.