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Title:
Methodology for Care Processes Modelling: Bringing the Health Care Complexity into Health IT Development
Author:
Conceição Granja: Norwegian Centre for Integrated Care and Telemedicine, University Hospital of North Norway, Norway Kari Dyb: Norwegian Centre for Integrated Care and Telemedicine, University Hospital of North Norway, Norway Eli Larsen: Norwegian Centre for Integrated Care and Telemedicine, University Hospital of North Norway, Norway Stein Roald Bollea: Norwegian Centre for Integrated Care and Telemedicine, University Hospital of North Norway, Norway Gunnar Hartvigsen: Norwegian Centre for Integrated Care and Telemedicine, University Hospital of North Norway, Norway/Department of Computer Science, The Artic University of Norway, Norway
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Year:
2014
Conference:
Scandinavian Conference on Health Informatics; August 22; 2014; Grimstad; Norway
Issue:
102
Article no.:
003
Pages:
17-21
No. of pages:
5
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2014-08-20
ISBN:
978-91-7519-241-3
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press; Linköpings universitet


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Health Information Technology is recognized as a solution to manage health care and improve the quality of care. However; health IT has only proven its full potential and benefits in specific fields. The aim of this paper; is to propose a methodology to comprehensively model care processes to establish a basis to define health IT requirements. The proposed methodology was successfully implemented in a University Hospital in Norway. By applying the suggested three stage methodology; it was possible to identify the cause for elective surgery cancellations at this hospital. Additionally; the preoperative planning process was modeled; and its complexity described. It is concluded that the design of health IT should not done by computer scientist alone. An interdisciplinary team is required to tackle the idiosyncrasies of care processes.

Keywords: Methodology; Interdisciplinary Studies; Health Information Systems; Workflow; Physicians; Nurses; Secretaries

Scandinavian Conference on Health Informatics; August 22; 2014; Grimstad; Norway

Author:
Conceição Granja, Kari Dyb, Eli Larsen, Stein Roald Bollea, Gunnar Hartvigsen
Title:
Methodology for Care Processes Modelling: Bringing the Health Care Complexity into Health IT Development
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Scandinavian Conference on Health Informatics; August 22; 2014; Grimstad; Norway

Author:
Conceição Granja, Kari Dyb, Eli Larsen, Stein Roald Bollea, Gunnar Hartvigsen
Title:
Methodology for Care Processes Modelling: Bringing the Health Care Complexity into Health IT Development
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