Distributed Cognition in Geriatric Telepsychiatry

Sean W. Hansen, Janis L. Gogan, Ryan J. Baxter
2012 2012 45th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences  
We report on a geriatric telepsychiatry consultation service provided by a tertiary-care hospital to rural nursing homes located up to a few hours' drive away. Our case study analysis applies distributed cognition theory to highlight the interplay of social, structural, and temporal distribution of cognitive tasks associated with the telepsych service. Our findings yield a range of useful guidelines for the design of new telemedicine systems and other clinical collaboration tools. 45th Hawaii
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doi:10.1109/hicss.2012.223 dblp:conf/hicss/HansenGB12 fatcat:gllfcinkbbgj7brg3tsgt7vjh4