Falsification machines in medical decision making
Decision Support Systems are systems that assist users during complex decision making processes. However, in the medical field is the risk that the use of these support systems can lead to increased numbers of erroneous diagnoses. In most of these cases, it could be complicated to tell who is responsible for these errors. A proposed solution to increase the feeling of responsibility of the user, also known as the sense of agency, is a Falsification Machine in addition to a Decision Support System. A Falsification Machine asks questions to check the final decision made by the user. To investigate if a Falsification Machine is a suitable solution, an experiment was conducted with students to show if there is an increase in the sense of agency when a Falsification Machine, in combination with a Decision Support System, was used.
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