Comparing user stories, use cases, and traditional requirements.
The client has requested the ability to search for providers by provider specialty.
The provider search screen shall provide the ability to search for providers by provider specialty.
Use Case Style:
The client selects the provider search screen.
The system retrieves a predefined list of provider specialties and populates the specialty drop down list. The system displays the provider search screen.
The client selects a provider specialty and clicks search.
The system retrieves a list of providers that match the provider specialty search. [Alt 1]
The system displays the provider list result screen with the matching providers. [Alt 2]
End use case
Alt 1: If there are no matches, the system displays an empty provider list results screen with a message: “no matches found”. End use case.
Alt 2: If there are more matches than fit on one screen (currently 15), then the system displays the provider list result screen with 15 matching providers and a ‘next’ button at the bottom of the screen. Refer to “next button pressed” use case.
Search for providers by provider specialty.
As a system user, I need the ability to search for providers by specialty so that I can more efficiently refer patients to specialists.
The provider search screen will have a specialty search box.
The specialty search box will be pre populated by provider specialties (see specialty in the KDB).
Searching via the provider specialty will return a list of matching specialists or a message indicating that there are no matches.