Meaningful Integration of Data Analytics and Services in MIDAS Project: Engaging Users in the Co-Design of a Health Analytics Platform

Authors: Brian Cleland Jonathan Wallace Raymond Bond Maurice Mulvenna Deborah Rankin Julius Francis Gomes Peter Connolly Gorka Epelde Unanue Susan Campbell

Date: 02.07.2018


Abstract

This paper outlines the scope and aims of the MIDAS Project, a Horizon 2020-funded initiative to develop a data analytics platform to support better policy-making in the European health sector. It focuses specifically on the engagement of users in the co-design  of the platform, and describes a participatory workshop which encouraged stakeholders to share their understanding of the problem
to  be  addressed  and  insights  into  potential  solutions.  The  major  elements  of  the  workshop  are described and the key results are presented. Participant feedback is analysed and the main lessons and insights are highlighted, including the importance of an adopting an iterative approach to user engagement in software design and development.

BIB_text

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title = {Meaningful Integration of Data Analytics and Services in MIDAS Project: Engaging Users in the Co-Design of a Health Analytics Platform},
keywds = {
Big data, data analytics, health, health policy, user-centred design, co-design, agile development
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abstract = {

This paper outlines the scope and aims of the MIDAS Project, a Horizon 2020-funded initiative to develop a data analytics platform to support better policy-making in the European health sector. It focuses specifically on the engagement of users in the co-design  of the platform, and describes a participatory workshop which encouraged stakeholders to share their understanding of the problem
to  be  addressed  and  insights  into  potential  solutions.  The  major  elements  of  the  workshop  are described and the key results are presented. Participant feedback is analysed and the main lessons and insights are highlighted, including the importance of an adopting an iterative approach to user engagement in software design and development.


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doi = {10.14236/ewic/HCI2018.169},
date = {2018-07-02},
}
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