Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://dl.eusset.eu/handle/20.500.12015/3667
Title: Collaboration and Trust in Healthcare Innovation: The eDiaMoND Case Study
Authors: JIROTKA, MARINA
PROCTER, ROB
HARTSWOOD, MARK
SLACK, ROGER
SIMPSON, ANDREW
COOPMANS, CATELIJNE
HINDS, CHRIS
VOSS, ALEX
Keywords: breast-screening;collaboration;grid;healthcare;trust
Issue Date: 2005
Publisher: Springer
metadata.dc.relation.ispartof: Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW): Vol. 14, No. 4
metadata.mci.reference.pages: 369-398
Series/Report no.: Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW)
Abstract: This paper presents findings from an investigation into requirements for collaboration in e-Science in the context of eDiaMoND, a Grid-enabled prototype system intended in part to support breast cancer screening. Detailed studies based on ethnographic fieldwork reveal the importance of accountability and visibility of work for trust and for the various forms of ‘practical ethical action’ in which clinicians are seen to routinely engage in this setting. We discuss the implications of our findings, specifically for the prospect of using distributed screening to make more effective use of scarce clinical skills and, more generally, for realising the Grid’s potential for sharing data within and across institutions. Understanding how to afford trust and to provide adequate support for ethical concerns relating to the handling of sensitive data is a particular challenge for e-Health systems and for e-Science in general. Future e-Health and e-Science systems will need to be compatible with the ways in which trust is achieved, and practical ethical actions are realised and embedded within work practices.
metadata.dc.identifier.doi: 10.1007/s10606-005-9001-0
URI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10606-005-9001-0
https://dl.eusset.eu/handle/20.500.12015/3667
ISSN: 1573-7551
Appears in Collections:JCSCW Vol. 14 (2005)

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