Sociotechnical Evaluation of the Safety and Effectiveness of Point-of-Care Mobile Computing Devices: A Case Study Conducted in India

@article{Sittig2013SociotechnicalEO,
  title={Sociotechnical Evaluation of the Safety and Effectiveness of Point-of-Care Mobile Computing Devices: A Case Study Conducted in India},
  author={Dean F. Sittig and Kanav Kahol and Hardeep Singh},
  journal={Studies in health technology and informatics},
  year={2013},
  volume={192},
  pages={515-9}
}
The potential for health information technology (IT) to enhance quality of care is limited by unanticipated problems following adoption of new systems and technologies. Proactive assessment of system vulnerabilities can help improve existing systems and ease implementation of new innovations. We applied a comprehensive socio-technical model of safe and effective health IT use to the formative evaluation of a novel tablet-based device designed to support primary care practice in rural India… CONTINUE READING

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