Applying a user centered design methodology in a clinical context.
Paper in proceedings, 2010

clinical decision support system (CDSS) is an interactive application that is used to facilitate the process of decisionmaking in a clinical context. Developing a usable CDSS is a challenging process; mostly because of the complex nature of domain knowledge and the context of use of those systems. This paper describes how a user centered design (UCD) approach can be used in a clinical context for developing a CDSS. In our effort, a design-based research methodology has been used. The outcomes of this work are as follow; a customized UCD approach is suggested that combines UCD and openEHR. Moreover, the GUI developed in the design phase and the result of the GUI evaluation is briefly presented.

Clinical Decision Support System

User Centered Design


Iterative design




Design and Development process


Pariya Kashfi

Chalmers, Applied Information Technology (Chalmers), Interaction Design (Chalmers)

MEDINFO 2010 - Proceedings of the 13th World Congress on Medical Informatics, ISO Press

Vol. 169

Subject Categories

Health Care Service and Management, Health Policy and Services and Health Economy

Medical Laboratory and Measurements Technologies

Software Engineering



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