When Health Gets High-Tech
Technology is the solution for everything, right? Well, yes and no. Here, Michelle Rogers, an associate professor at Drexel, talks about how technology is helping our health care system – and how it still has a long way to go.
About Michelle Rogers
Dr. Rogers’ primary research interests center on how people’s use of information technology in complex settings changes their work. Her current work is focused on understanding the impact of clinical information systems on the work processes of health care practitioners. She is particularly interested in the role of technology in patient safety, job design and user centered design. Her major teaching areas are healthcare informatics, human-computer interaction and human factors engineering. Dr. Rogers’ professional experiences include time as a research scientist for the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) Getting at Patient Safety (GAPS) Center. There she worked on applying scenario-based usability testing and cognitive work analysis to study how electronic medical records impacted patient safety and clinicians work flow.