Physician's information customizer (PIC): using a shareable user model to filter the medical literature.

@article{Pratt1995PhysiciansIC,
  title={Physician's information customizer (PIC): using a shareable user model to filter the medical literature.},
  author={Wande Pratt and Ida Sim},
  journal={Medinfo. MEDINFO},
  year={1995},
  volume={8 Pt 2},
  pages={1447-51}
}
The practice of medicine is information-intensive. From reviewing the literature to formulating therapeutic plans, each physician handles information differently. Yet rarely does a representation of the user's information needs and preferences--a user model--get incorporated into information management tools, even though we might reasonably expect better acceptance and effectiveness if the tools' presentation and processing were customized to the user. We developed the Physician's Information… CONTINUE READING
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