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In the last couple of years, widespread use of standardized cancer pathways has been seen across a range of countries, including Denmark, to improve prognosis of cancer patients. In Denmark, standardized cancer pathways take the form of guidelines prescribing well-defined sequences where steps are planned and pre-booked in order to manage patient(More)
Coordination is central in CSCW systems design, where it is often considered as a process of bringing artifacts and activities together and making them part of a larger system. In this paper, we argue that existing conceptualizations of coordination in CSCW can be successfully extended with the notion of <i>coordination by avoidance</i>. We introduce this(More)
Introducing data tracking of patients, doctors, medicine, or medical equipment holds promise to optimize workflows within hospitals. However, placing tracking devices and collecting data does not automatically translate into new workflows; instead, it requires careful considerations, knowledge about the activities tracked, and technical knowledge. In this(More)
In the foreground, plastic trays in the medical department secretariat at Køge Sygehus for distribution of referrals to the different medical subsections. In the background, the secretary is interpreting the information stated on the symptoms of disease while distributing the referrals. Acknowledgements I am grateful to so many people that supported my(More)
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