Marie-Cathrine Beuscart-Zephir, Monique Jaspers, Graig Kuziemsky, Christian Nøhr, Jos Aarts
1 Digital Design, The Faculty of Engineering and Science (ENG), Aalborg University, VBN2 The Techno-Anthropology Research Group, The Faculty of Humanities, Aalborg University, VBN3 Techno-Anthropology and Participation, The Faculty of Engineering and Science (ENG), Aalborg University, VBN4 Department of Development and Planning, The Faculty of Engineering and Science (ENG), Aalborg University, VBN5 Dansk Center for Sundhedsinformatik, The Faculty of Engineering and Science (ENG), Aalborg University, VBN6 The Faculty of Engineering and Science (TECH), Aalborg University, VBN
The paper is dealing with the problematic positioning of the whole health care system towards the concept of standard. There is a constant quest for standards, and a prediction of how everyday language gradually will disappear. It is the assumption and conjecture of this paper that as we outdo everyday language from our communication in the system we lose major part of meaning-construction concerning health and life of the patient/citizen. It is the normative and ethical aim of the discussion to frame how human factors are terminated as standards and bodies as machines replaces everyday language and bodies as carrier of health. Hans Georg Gadamer has led me on the way through inspiring essays on the Enigma of Health.
Studies in Health Technology and Informatics: Human and Sociotechnical Approaches, 2013, p. 29-34
standardisering; lægekunst; fænomenologi
Main Research Area:
Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
International Conference on Context Sensitive Health Informatics, CSHI, 2013