Analysis of information needs of physicians finished

A detailed information needs analysis has been conducted and is just being published. With a combination of extensive interviews, local observations, analysis of clinical guidelines, and analysis of clinical documentation systems, a taxonomy of over 400 information items has been identified. These information items describe which information physicians need when treating patients with Diabetes mellitus. In addition, relevant clinical situations were identified, and the information needs for each situation were described. This information has been used to develop CEN13606-archetypes. Also, pre-defined queries as well as adaptable queries is now derived which will later be implemented in an innovative EHR user interface.

List of all Information needs