VizCom: a novel workflow model for ICU clinical decision support

  title={VizCom: a novel workflow model for ICU clinical decision support},
  author={Anthony Faiola and Preethi Srinivas and Yamini Karanam and David Chartash and Bradley N. Doebbeling},
  journal={CHI '14 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems},
The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) has the highest annual mortality rate (4.4M) of any hospital unit or 25% of all clinical admissions. Studies show a relationship between clinician cognitive load and workflow, and their impact on patient safety and the subsequent occurrence of medical mishaps due to diagnostic error - in spite of advances in health information technology, e.g., bedside and clinical decision support (CDS) systems. The aim of our research is to: 1) investigate the root causes… 

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