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Teaching Physician Decision Making in a Technical Age

2009 Virtual Mentor  
that demonstrate the complexity of shared patient-physician decision making.  ...  Before making a final decision, though, Mr. W. asked to speak with his primary care physician, Dr. K. Dr. K. ignored Mr. W.'  ... 
doi:10.1001/virtualmentor.2009.11.8.medu2-0908 pmid:23199444 fatcat:kzv7oe6turbhrb4ixxh67btgz4

The Visual Design and Implementation of an Embodied Conversational Agent in a Shared Decision-Making Context (eCoach) [chapter]

Scott Robertson, Rob Solomon, Mark Riedl, Theresa Wicklin Gillespie, Toni Chociemski, Viraj Master, Arun Mohan
2015 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Shared decision-making (SDM) can help to better align patient preferences, values and health care goals with the care they receive [1].  ...  Shared Decision-Making (SDM) is a collaborative process of interaction and communication between patients and their providers allowing them to make health care decisions together.  ...  decision-making and decrease decisional regret.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-20609-7_40 fatcat:utgznxetkjds3kd6jdy75vqrai

Collaborative virtual training with physical and communicative autonomous agents

Thomas Lopez, Pierre Chevaillier, Valérie Gouranton, Paul Evrard, Florian Nouviale, Mukesh Barange, Rozenn Bouville, Bruno Arnaldi
2014 Computer Animation and Virtual Worlds  
Second, we design a new communicative agent model which aims at improving collaboration with other actors using dialogue to coordinate their actions and to share their knowledge.  ...  Virtual agents are a real asset in Collaborative Virtual Environment for Training (CVET) as they can replace missing team members.  ...  Second, following the principles of the shared-plan theory [22] , agents make decisions and communicate in order to make commitments towards the group to achieve their common goals.  ... 
doi:10.1002/cav.1583 fatcat:vziwbtphrjbn3lhwbvaqvkygxe

A Conceptual Framework for Ubiquitously Sharing Heterogeneous Patient Information among Autonomous Healthcare Providers

Fahad Al-Naydi, Jemal H. Abbawajy, Mustafa Matt Ders
2007 2007 International Conference on Multimedia and Ubiquitous Engineering (MUE'07)  
This paper proposes a framework to ubiquitously share patient medical information among geographically distributed healthcare providers.  ...  Mobile agents and peer-to-peer technologies make this anticipation possible.  ...  The aim of this framework is to provide a ubiquitous and interactive medical care system to assist medical doctors' in optimal decision making, thus improving the medical system's availability to the public  ... 
doi:10.1109/mue.2007.7 dblp:conf/mue/Al-NaydiAD07 fatcat:vwpwq2y5vnfnlfanojqj3auaoi

Capsule Commentary on Gunn et al. "Acceptability of an Interactive Computer-Animated Agent to Promote Patient-Provider Communication about Breast Density: a Mixed-Methods Pilot Study"

Neda Laiteerapong
2020 Journal of general internal medicine  
Primary care physicians have been criticized for not being effective at communicating risk and generally score low on objective measures of shared medical decision-making. 1 Consequently, there is a growing  ...  movement to use artificial intelligent computer agents, e.g., conversational agents 2 or chatbots, 3 to provide virtual, standardized knowledge delivery.  ...  Primary care physicians have been criticized for not being effective at communicating risk and generally score low on objective measures of shared medical decision-making. 1 Consequently, there is a  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11606-020-05707-3 pmid:32076975 fatcat:wghpkk2wtjdr5bw2rndugbnfp4

Virtual Enterprise for Data Mining and Decision Support: A Model for Networking Academia and Business [chapter]

Nada Lavrač, Tanja Urbančič, Andrej Orel
2002 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
) share the moin objective of promoting and selling advanced services offered by a pool ofpanners.  ...  This paper presents an organitfttional model for networking of international expen teams from academia and business in the area of data mining and decision suppon.  ...  DATA MINING AND DECISION SUPPORT Decision Support (DS) (Mallach, 1994 , Mallach, 2000 is concerned with developing systems aimed at helping decision makers solve problems and make decisions.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35585-6_42 fatcat:v3kfpadjg5dtnetwsdpi5bmn3i

Improving knowledge provision for shared decision making in patient-physician relationships - A multiagent organizational approach

Michael Schuele, Tobias Widmer, Marc Premm, Manfred Criegee-Rieck, Nilmini Wickramasinghe
2014 2014 47th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences  
This paper serves to analyze the provision of personal guidance services for shared decision making in eHealth service networks.  ...  The paradigm of shared decision making in patientphysician relationships is well documented. Moreover, it is an integral aspect of sound patient centric healthcare delivery.  ...  The focus is on the development of user agents along with their graphical user interfaces. However, the authors do not consider a shared decision making process between patients and physicians.  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2014.86 dblp:conf/hicss/WidmerPCW14 fatcat:3jafpdmtizchfpd6ldwewufqrm

Utilization of a Cloud-Based Diabetes Management Program for Insulin Initiation and Titration Enables Collaborative Decision Making Between Healthcare Providers and Patients

William C. Hsu, Ka Hei Karen Lau, Ruyi Huang, Suzanne Ghiloni, Hung Le, Scott Gilroy, Martin Abrahamson, John Moore
2016 Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics  
management program where regular communications about glycemic control and insulin doses were conducted via patient self-tracking tools, shared decision-making interfaces, secure text messages, and virtual  ...  Conclusions: Mobile health technology could be an effective tool in sharing data, enhancing communication, and improving glycemic control while enabling collaborative decision making in diabetes care.  ...  Author Disclosure Statement John Moore is now the CEO of Twine Health, a company that creates software for chronic disease management.  ... 
doi:10.1089/dia.2015.0160 pmid:26645932 pmcid:PMC4753582 fatcat:em4d7mnm4rbsjjk5lqdcemcpxu

Lack of Standardized Informed Consent Practices and Medical Malpractice

2014 Virtual Mentor  
Two Standards for Informed Consent The manner in which informed consent is achieved depends on the way the physician and the patient share information and how the patient ultimately makes her decision  ...  When there is no consistent standard of care with which to assess the behavior of agents in health care, the law faces the formidable challenge of bringing about a fair and just result.  ...  evidence-based medicine and requires both the physician and the patient to share information and jointly participate in the decision-making process [19] .  ... 
doi:10.1001/virtualmentor.2014.16.02.hlaw1-1402 pmid:24553332 fatcat:hrzbbotosvb65nfjzxm4ptmbbm

A cognitive architecture for simulating bodies and minds

Sergei Nirenburg, Marjorie McShane, Stephen Beale, Roberta Catizone
2011 AMIA Annual Symposium Proceedings  
We organize the discussion around four aspects of agent modeling and how they are utilized in the two applications: physiological simulation, modeling an agent's knowledge and learning, decision-making  ...  In this paper we briefly describe the architecture and two applications being configured within it: the Maryland Virtual Patient (MVP) system for training medical personnel and the CLinician's ADvisor  ...  Background Maryland Virtual Patient (MVP) is a cognitive simulation and training system whose goal is to provide medical practitioners with the opportunity to develop clinical decision-making skills by  ... 
pmid:22195149 pmcid:PMC3243225 fatcat:jd6qz7lv3rbrtpc2ylnljbhx4u

The Role of Artificial Intelligence Technologies in Crisis Response [article]

Khaled M. Khalil, M. Abdel-Aziz, Taymour T. Nazmy, Abdel-Badeeh M. Salem
2008 arXiv   pre-print
This paper discusses the role of artificial intelligence technologies; namely, robotics, ontology and semantic web, and multi-agent systems in crisis response.  ...  It requires information and communication-intensive efforts, utilized for reducing uncertainty, calculating and comparing costs and benefits, and managing resources in a fashion beyond those regularly  ...  COSMOA has been designed to support the decision-making process during the medical response.  ... 
arXiv:0806.1280v1 fatcat:hf2eahe3dba4rpoljtuuqj6xwe

An architecture of Multiagent System (MAS) for healthcare Intelligent Decision Support System (IDSS)

N Mahiddin, Z.A. Othman, A.A. Bakar
2018 Journal of Fundamental and Applied Sciences  
Currently, the healthcare domain is very complex with a growing of medical knowledge, a growing size of medical data, a dynamic data and process, a distributed environment and a concurring decision making  ...  Consequently, this paper focus on the healthcare workflow and proposed a CARE concept with MAS technology to be as a solution for the problems identified. Healthcare decision making is complex.  ...  of personal medical data in data sharing.  ... 
doi:10.4314/jfas.v9i5s.12 fatcat:2uqh2ygmlbak3ipcpkwjhnc5pa

Mechanized Cultural Reasoning as a Tool to Assess Trust in Virtual Enterprises

Jacques Calmet, Pierre Maret, Marvin Schneider
2010 International Journal of Computer Science and Applications  
We outline how Abstraction-Based Information Technology becomes feasible when working with virtual knowledge communities.  ...  The existence of trust is a mandatory condition to make such enterprises successful. Trust has many facets ranging from very theoretical ones to fully heuristic features.  ...  A Virtual Community can be defined as a group of people sharing common interests and making use of electronic forms of communication for exchanges.  ... 
dblp:journals/ijcsa/CalmetMS10 fatcat:htgknbu7fzdgdanguxomocfqkm

Applications of Mobile Agents in Healthcare Domain: A Literature Survey

Pallavi Bagga, Rahul Hans
2015 International Journal of Grid and Distributed Computing  
, decision-making support, telemedicine, securing medical information and coordination of distinct medical activities.  ...  This paper reviews the applicability and usefulness of mobile agents in a wide variety of healthcare applications such as medical data management, medical information retrieval, health data integration  ...  The basic tasks performed by mobile agents are: medical data access, medical data processing, reasoning, communication with other agents, negotiation for decision making, and learning capabilities.  ... 
doi:10.14257/ijgdc.2015.8.5.05 fatcat:tsxfdgrlvbcitknajhioow652q

Ambient Intelligence and Simulation in Health Care Virtual Scenarios [chapter]

António Abelha, Cesar Analide, José Machado, José Neves, Manuel Santos, Paulo Novais
2007 Establishing the Foundation of Collaborative Networks  
With such experience, in addition to extensive practice in managing change, knowledge sharing and innovation, it would be interesting in offering a contribution by facilitating a dialogue, knowledge café  ...  In this paper it will be presented a logical theory of Situation Awareness (SA) and discusses the methods required for developing an objective measure of SA within the context of a simulated medical environment  ...  THE ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORD The Electronic Medical Record (EMR) is a core application which covers horizontally the virtual health care unit and makes possible a transverse analysis of medical records  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-73798-0_49 dblp:conf/ifip5-5/AbelhaAMNSN07 fatcat:ph3sgyidpjefvlrcukgr5456q4
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