Smartpumps : a negotiated relative advantage?

Davis, Hilary, Scheepers, Rens, Hagger, Virginia, Howard, Steve, Scibilia, Renza, Sonenberg, Liz and Tidhar, Gil 2010, Smartpumps : a negotiated relative advantage?, in OzCHI 2010 : Smarthealth '10; Second International Workshop on Smart Healthcare Applications, Association for Computing Machinery, [Brisbane, Qld.], pp. 3-4.

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Title Smartpumps : a negotiated relative advantage?
Author(s) Davis, Hilary
Scheepers, Rens
Hagger, Virginia
Howard, Steve
Scibilia, Renza
Sonenberg, Liz
Tidhar, Gil
Conference name OzCHI (2010 : Brisbane, Australia)
Conference location Brisbane, Qld.
Conference dates 22-26 Nov. 2010
Title of proceedings OzCHI 2010 : Smarthealth '10; Second International Workshop on Smart Healthcare Applications
Editor(s) [Unknown]
Publication date 2010
Start page 3
End page 4
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery
Place of publication [Brisbane, Qld.]
Keyword(s) smartpumps
cross community information systems approach
type 1 diabetes
pregnancy
ICT
Summary Significant improvements in smart healthcare are only possible if a multidisciplinary approach is taken to the design, implementation, and application of technology in their respective social context. Pregnant women living with type 1 diabetes (PWT1D) face a series of challenges including ongoing management of diet and physical activity, continued delivery and adjustment of insulin doses. These women often feel socially and geographically isolated, due to the rarity of their condition, the paucity of accurate personal healthcare information, and the demands of a high-risk pregnancy. ITenabled smartpumps which allow information to be shared between women with type 1 diabetes and their healthcare team, are one possible solution to this problem. This paper highlights the adoption and application of IT-enabled smartpumps by PWT1D. Using a Cross Community Information Systems (CCIS) approach we examine some of the benefits and drawbacks of smartpumps from the perspective of a range of stakeholders associated with the health and wellbeing of PWT1D and their unborn children. Ultimately we argue that with a considered approach to their adoption and use smartpumps provide an effective tool for ongoing support and collaboration within the healthcare team.
Language eng
Field of Research 111711 Health Information Systems (incl Surveillance)
Socio Economic Objective 970111 Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
HERDC Research category E1.1 Full written paper - refereed
ERA Research output type X Not reportable
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30036314

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