Using process-mapping to design integrated health information management systems

Bouamrane, M.M., McGee-Lennon, M., Brewster, S. and Mair, F. (2011) Using process-mapping to design integrated health information management systems. In: 24th International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems (CBMS), Bristol, UK, 27-30 June 2011, (doi:10.1109/CBMS.2011.5999127)

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Abstract

There is growing interest internationally in the development and effective integration of efficient and useable electronic health information management systems. However, it is essential that researchers, designers and implementers have a clear understanding of the current care processes in place before they start to develop or implement new electronic systems within health care settings. A critical first step to designing such systems is the development of accurate models depicting existing care pathways and clinical processes. Here, we introduce the concepts of process mapping, and discuss how these tools are currently being applied to a comprehensive process mapping project of preoperative assessment services across Scotland.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:McGee-Lennon, Dr Marilyn and Brewster, Professor Stephen and Bouamrane, Dr Matt-Mouley and Mair, Professor Frances
Authors: Bouamrane, M.M., McGee-Lennon, M., Brewster, S., and Mair, F.
Subjects:Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Health and Wellbeing > General Practice and Primary Care
College of Science and Engineering > School of Computing Science

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