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A resource flow approach to modelling care pathways

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dc.contributor.author O'Leary, Pádraig
dc.contributor.author Noll, John
dc.contributor.author Richardson, Ita
dc.date.accessioned 2014-08-05T15:49:51Z
dc.date.available 2014-08-05T15:49:51Z
dc.date.issued 2013
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/3937
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Attempts to extend process management to support pathways in the health domain have not been as successful as workflow for routine business processes. In part this is due to the dynamic nature of knowledge-intensive work such as care pathways: the actions performed change continuously in response to the knowledge developed by those actions. Also, care pathways involve significant informal communications between those involved in caring for the patient and between these carers and the patient / patient family which are difficult to capture. We propose using an approach to supporting care pathways that embraces these difficulties. Rather than attempting to capture every nuance of individual activities, we seek to facilitate communication and coordination among knowledge workers to disseminate knowledge and pathway expertise throughout the organization. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Springer en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Third International Symposium, FHIES 2013 [Lecture Notes in Computer Science];8315, pp. 41-58
dc.relation.uri
dc.rights The original publication is available at www.springerlink.com en_US
dc.subject workflow management en_US
dc.subject care pathways en_US
dc.title A resource flow approach to modelling care pathways en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/conferenceObject en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor EI en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor IDA en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor SFI en_US
dc.relation.projectid 10/CE/I1855 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US


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