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Grant Able - Oncology Medical Consultant

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Age: 57

Skills: Cancer specialist physician working in a research hospital.

Scope: Oncology department.

Job:

  • Grant is a medical consultant. He is a deep expert in the treatment of cancer and is responsible for a number of advances in the treatment of Leukemia.

Thinks/Feels:

  • Feels overwhelmed by the amount of information he has to assimilate and come to a conclusion on to progress his research.

Hears:

  • Many opinions on the correct approach from drug companies, colleagues and the patients themselves who have been reading the Internet.

Says/Does:

  • Grant is deeply committed to his professional work, spending his spare time investigating possible factors that could improve the survival rate of his patients.

Sees:

  • Grant sees great improvement in the understanding of cancer, but also many treatments that have little effect.
  • He has yet to find an IT tool that helps him in his work.

Top challenges:

  • Correlating and collaborating on the evidence he is collecting with those of other researchers.

Desired Outcome:

  • He is contributing to a dynamic and evolving body of knowledge about cancer treatment that provides easy access to the information he needs.