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Tele-Board MED

Executive Summary

The documentation of patient treatments is a crucial but unloved part of psychotherapy, because it is time-consuming and error-prone due to an ineffective combination of analogue and digital media. Progress notes are usually hand-written and once official documents are requested, piles of paper documents are gone through and assembled to digital files. We developed the interactive documentation system Tele-Board MED, which allows patient and care provider to jointly take notes and freely structure them on a whiteboard-inspired graphical user interface. We found that Tele-Board MED increases the patient’s engagement in treatments. A second goal is to increase the efficiency and correctness of medical documentation, which is a matter of ongoing research. Generally, documentation panels in Tele-Board MED replace paper sheets with handwritten therapy notes. As a next step, we want to close the gap between documentation panels and clinical documents. In particular, discharge letters and medical reports shall be created semi-automatically from Tele-Board MED data.

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You can find additional details about Tele-Board MED at the project webpage.


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Stellen Computer bald bessere Diagnosen?

Vermutlich – vorausgesetzt, wir füttern sie mit den passenden Algorithmen und Daten. Denn sie kombinieren das Wissen von vielen Ärzten. Die Mediziner von morgen werden nicht mehr allein entscheiden müssen, sondern erhalten Unterstützung. So wird es eine Vernetzung zwischen vielen Disziplinen geben, etwa mit Computerexperten, Statistikern und Genetikern.

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