A new molecular based diagnostic test named MultiplexBCT is currently under development. Furthermore; a tablet-based data entry and reporting system is being developed to facilitate the workflow of the MultiplexBCT test.
This study identified system requirements for the tablet-based data entry and reporting system through an observational study conducted at two clinical microbiology laboratories inthe US. Three system requirements were elicited;communication of data with the laboratory information system; communication of test results to the treating staff; and the support of barcodes.
The three system requirements form the foundation for further development of the tablet-based data entry and reporting system.
Keywords: Medical Informatics; Sepsis; Handheld Computer
Scandinavian Conference on Health Informatics 2013; Copenhagen; Denmark; August 20; 2013
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