publication . Conference object . 2004

Activity System Theory Approach to Healthcare Information System

Bai, Guohua;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2004
  • Publisher: Blekinge Tekniska Högskola, Sektionen för datavetenskap och kommunikation
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
Healthcare information system is a very complex system and has to be approached from systematic perspectives. This paper presents an Activity System Theory (ATS) approach by integrating system thinking and social psychology. First part of the paper, the activity system theory is presented, especially a recursive model of human activity system is introduced. A project ‘Integrated Mobile Information System for Diabetic Healthcare (IMIS)’ is then used to demonstrate a practical application of the Activity System Theory especially in constructing healthcare information system. Our conclusion is that the activity system model can provide the service system designers ...
Subjects
free text keywords: Activity System Theory, Healthcare Information System, Holistic Healthcare, Human Aspects of ICT, Mänsklig interaktion med IKT, Computer Sciences, Datavetenskap (datalogi), Business Administration, Företagsekonomi
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