Supporting Clinicians in Infrastructuring

Jesper Simonsen, Morten Hertzum, Helena Karasti

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    Abstract

    As part of a longitudinal research engagement with a Danish hospital, we cur- rently investigate how the clinical staff incorporates into their practices electronic white- boards (eWB) that have the potential to coordinate patient transfers between depart- ments within the hospital. Drawing from the notion of infrastructuring, we carry out an in- frastructural analysis of eWBs and approach our joint efforts as unfolding and continuing the configuration of participatory design activities. We identify a need for local support and novel competences among the clinicians in order for them to engage in infrastructur- ing, especially when it concerns interdepartmental coordination.
    Original languageEnglish
    Publication date18 Jun 2015
    Number of pages4
    Publication statusPublished - 18 Jun 2015
    EventInternational Workshop on Infrastructures for Healthcare - Trento, Italy
    Duration: 18 Jun 201519 Jun 2015
    Conference number: 5
    https://infrahealth2015.fbk.eu/

    Workshop

    WorkshopInternational Workshop on Infrastructures for Healthcare
    Number5
    CountryItaly
    CityTrento
    Period18/06/201519/06/2015
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    Simonsen, J., Hertzum, M., & Karasti, H. (2015). Supporting Clinicians in Infrastructuring. Paper presented at International Workshop on Infrastructures for Healthcare, Trento, Italy.