Coordinating heterogeneous work: Information and representation in medical care

  title={Coordinating heterogeneous work: Information and representation in medical care},
  author={Madhu C. Reddy and Paul Dourish and Wanda Pratt},
Medical care involves intense collaboration amongst a number of practitioners including physicians, nurses, and pharmacists Their work is concentrated on a single patient, and yet their activities, motivations, and concerns are very different We explore the use of a shared information system in helping these individuals coordinate their work In particular, we use the idea of a common information space to explore how the shared information is incorporated into the diverse work practices of an… CONTINUE READING
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