Can technology make communication in complex systems safer and more efficient? Evaluation of an electronic test management system in health care [ 2012 - 2014 ]

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Researchers Dr Andrew Georgiou; A/Prof Joanne Leighton Callen; Prof William Ben Runciman

Brief description In many industries poor communication has a major impact on safety; in health, missed test results have impacts ranging from inappropriate antibiotic therapy to missed cancer diagnoses. This research will evaluate new information technology which can improve health outcomes and communication between clinicians, laboratories and patients.

Funding Amount $260,000

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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