This thesis has two main objectives. First is to investigate the two research questions. Secondobjective is to find how information system can support the processes related to care delivery.The setting is at Rikshospitalet – Radium HF, recovery unit. The approach used was aninterpretive that was used where interactions between perioperative care (OR, wards, andrecovery unit) were observed, and interviews performed later. The contextual design wasutilized in gathering the data and the requirements. The analysis is performed using aspectsfrom knowledge theories like the CSCW, BPR, and IIs.In this thesis, a new functionality was considered and develop for the improvement of theexisting Albert System - surgical planning. By adding new functionality of information,systems to allow the recovery unit to monitor and plan better the use of key resources such asbeds and staff resources. In a long run these information would be made available to OR andthe ward. This will improved the co-ordination between different professional groups withinthe departments of the perioperative care.