Discuss about the Project Vision Document for NSW Patient Story Catching System.
The proposed project aims to capture the stories of the patient and analyze the gathered information for assisting the doctors to provide better treatment to the patients.
The system will be capable of collecting information from various sources like, computer, mobile, scanner and other interactive electronic devices. In addition to that, the system has to be smart enough for analyzing the raw data create information and knowledge. The system will output results on the basis of stored information and knowledge for assisting the treatment process.
The overview of the project is to collect patient complete information along with the personal issues that they face and generate treatment patterns.
Analyzing the story: Till-date, the doctors or some specialized personnel were used for analyzing the patient’s stories. In case of the NSW’s purpose of developing the system, an extra hand was needed for differentiating the crucial factors from the ordinary ones so that the doctors can give more time in understanding the patients illness. In addition to that, the system will have the ability of investigating the story and automatically match between the various stories that will be collected. This is a crucial factor as common and different aspect of the various patients illness can be easily recognized.
Huge Storage: The system will have a database that can save up to millions of stories at a time. The database designer will make the data storage system in such a way that the information can be easily accessible and provided to the required person.
Identification of the illness: As the system grows older, more and more patterns will be stored in its database. This implies that the artificial intelligence that will be incorporated within the system will assist in recognizing the patients week points and suggest the doctors way for communicating with the patient.
Less involvement of the patient: As the patients are not very interactive with the doctors, the doctors will have a difficulty in colleting the full story. Making the system interactive is not a solution too as the difficulty lies within the student rather than doctors or specialists. Making a system that can anticipate the mental situation of the patient and react according to it will take a lot of years to develop.
Involvement of non-technical people: The designers and developers of the system have to understand every aspect of the human behavior. As not all the aspects are understandable by the developers, the doctors and other staffs of NSW have to take a crucial part in the development. Because the doctors and staffs do not have any technical study, the developers will have serious issues in incorporating the features in the system.
Deadline issue: As the core functions of the system is very difficult to implement, the developers may need more to complete the system than expected.
Within this section, the short description of the system is provided.
The product’s core functions may be completely independent but the system is not capable of interacting with the user freely. The user input raw data within the system through scanner, computer, and few other electronic devices. The patient input is taken but the result of the analysis is created for the doctors.
Service improvements: the organization can use the patient stories for identifying the common illness. This indentified information will be used for creating knowledge. This knowledge will be the key for making decisions. The more knowledge will be stored in the data base the better treatments can be provided. Therefore, the service of NSW will improve with time.
Share of information: The system will be capable of sharing the information with the other systems. The collaboration with the systems will also allow NSW to collect the methods of treatment and gather patient’s previous treatment history.
More stable: As the system stores all the information electronically and the backups will be taken of that information, the system will be capable of providing more stable storage. The papers can be damaged, burnt or lost. However, the losing digital data is right technology is used is impossible.
Process of on Information:
Input: The doctor will consult with the patient face-to-face. No telephonic assistance will be provided. One person will be responsible for input the conversation within the system. The reports will be input in the system through scanner or some other method.
Analyzing: The system will differentiate the important raw data from the vague one. Then the recognized data will be analyzed and the crucial information will be generated. Those information will be provided to the doctor through a computer or mobile screen. The doctor will input something related to it and after the completion of the whole process knowledge will be created and stored for further use.
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