Information accountability and usability : are there any connections?
Sahama, Tony R., Kushniruk, Andre , & Kuwata, Shigeki (2013) Information accountability and usability : are there any connections? In Borycki, Elizabeth (Ed.) Available, Tailored and Closer : Enabling Health and Healthcare Through ICT : Information Technology and Communications in Health (ITCH) Conference 2013, Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, IOS Press, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada , pp. 145-150.
Availability of health information is rapidly increasing and the expansion and proliferation of health information is inevitable. The Electronic Healthcare Record, Electronic Medical Record and Personal Health Record are at the core of this trend and are required for appropriate and practicable exchange and sharing of health information. However, it is becoming increasingly recognized that it is essential to preserve patient privacy and information security when utilising sensitive information for clinical, management and administrative processes. Furthermore, the usability of emerging healthcare applications is also becoming a growing concern. This paper proposes a novel approach for integrating consideration of information accountability with a perspective from usability engineering that can be applied when developing healthcare information technology applications. A social networking user case in the healthcare information exchange will be presented in the context of our approach.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||Information Accountability, Usability Testing, Health Information Technology (HIT), Health Informatics, Information Governance, Electronic Health Records (EHR), Electronic Medical Records (EMR)|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000)|
|Divisions:||Past > Institutes > Information Security Institute
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2013 IOS Press|
|Deposited On:||11 Jun 2013 02:32|
|Last Modified:||15 Jul 2013 13:39|
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