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      People and Computers XXII Culture, Creativity, Interaction (HCI)

      Computers XXII Culture, Creativity, Interaction

      1 - 5 September 2008

      Human-Computer Interaction, Usability, Medicine, Health Care

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          Ensuring good usability can be seen as the key success factor in our whole digital world: technology must support people. In particular, Medicine and Healthcare are currently subject to exceedingly rapid technological change. Vital areas for the economy include health of nations; medicine and healthcare entangles everybody, accordingly the role of usability is of increasing importance. Consequently, Medicine and Healthcare are a great challenge for Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) research; however, it is of vital importance that the findings are integrated into engineering at a systemic level. Information Processing, in particular its potential effectiveness in modern Health Services and the optimization of processes and operational sequences, is of increasing interest, but we need to ensure that we engineer effective solutions as well as understanding the stakeholders and the issues they can and do encounter. It is particularly important for Medical Information Systems (e.g. Hospital Information Systems and Decision Support Systems) to be designed from the perspective of the end users, especially given that this is a diverse set of people.

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          Conference
          September 2008
          September 2008
          : 191-192
          Affiliations
          Medical University Graz

          Auenbruggerplatz 2/V

          A-8010 Graz

          +43 316 385 3883
          Swansea University

          Singleton Park

          Swansea SA2 8PP

          +44 1792295393
          University of Birmingham

          Edgbaston

          Birmingham B15 2TT

          +44 (0) 121 414 3729
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          10.14236/ewic/HCI2008.71
          © Andreas Holzinger et al. Published by BCS Learning and Development Ltd. People and Computers XXII Culture, Creativity, Interaction

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          People and Computers XXII Culture, Creativity, Interaction
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          Conference Liverpool John Moores University, UK.
          1 - 5 September 2008
          Electronic Workshops in Computing (eWiC)
          Computers XXII Culture, Creativity, Interaction
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