WebAIRS - A case study : how the multidisciplinarity of IS can save lives
Timbrell, Gregory T., Culwick, M., Delaney, Patrick, Culwick, D., Goulding, G, & Merry, A (2011) WebAIRS - A case study : how the multidisciplinarity of IS can save lives. In Proceedings of the 22nd Australasian Conference on Information Systems, Sydney, N. S. W.
This paper presents a case study chronicling the development of WebAIRS, an Australasian national anaesthetic incident reporting database for health care practitioners. WebAIRS is an example of the multidisciplinary nature of the IS discipline, incorporating IS theories, tools and principles in the creation of an IT artefact with significant real world application. This case study introduces the background of the project and the motivations for its conception including the need for critical incident reporting in anaesthesia, the process of its development using IT students and the problems identified following its national release among the anaesthetic community. The paper demonstrates the evolution of contemporary IS research and the IT artefact, and how each can be crucial foundations for hospitals of the future
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||Anaesthesia, Case study, Health informatics|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Information Systems
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2011 please consult the authors|
|Deposited On:||20 May 2013 01:03|
|Last Modified:||18 Mar 2016 06:20|
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