Digital Transformation of Prostate Cancer Pathway and Optimizing Patient Experience, Patient Safety and Clinical Professionalism

  • Joan CahillEmail author
  • Ben Turney
  • Sean Wetherall
  • Haseeb Khan
  • Maurice McGrath
  • Igor Widlicki
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11582)


This paper presents the preliminary findings of an ongoing human factors re-search project addressing the digital transformation of the prostate cancer path-way to optimize patient experience, patient safety and clinical professionalism. The proposed technology attempts establish an appropriate balance between focusing on (1) cure/cancer treatment outcomes and (2) quality of life. Preliminary research indicates that this technology provides an opportunity to influence the behavior and actions of clinicians, enhancing professionalism and impacting on patient experience and patient safety.


Patient experience Oncology pathways Electronic health records Staff professionalism 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of PsychologyTrinity College Dublin (TCD)Dublin 2Ireland
  2. 2.Churchill HospitalOxford University Hospital (OUH)OxfordEngland
  3. 3.Oneview HealthcareDublinIreland

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