Category Archives: Data Interoperability

How the EU’s GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) impacts your business


GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation EU 2016/679) took effect one week ago (May 25, 2018). The Regulation and two related Directives EU 2016/680 and EU 2016/681 deal with the processing of personal data relating to natural persons who are citizens of … Continue reading

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Take it to the limit with BPM


The transition BPM aficionados are going through today, moving from neat-looking structured workflows (end-to-end processes) to arbitrary clusters of small workflows (process fragments) and pure ad hoc interventions, is proving to be a difficult one. It all begins with discovery … Continue reading

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Can your BPMs improve operational effectiveness and efficiency?


Apparently not, based on Wikipedia’s definition – “a BPMS is a technological suite of tools designed to help the BPM professionals accomplish their goals” The conclusion is easily explained. . . Operational efficiency, for sure, can be achieved by automating … Continue reading

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2016 Recap – Basic Requirements for Success with BPM


Once again, with minor updates/consolidations,  . . . . here is my list of basic requirements for Success with BPM. 1. Some of the work to be performed involves the performance of tasks in logical sequence. 2. The work will … Continue reading

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Life in the BPM fast lane . . .


If you are a BPM practitioner who has moved beyond end-to-end process management, you are probably familiar with “Adaptive Case Management” or ACM. ACM is practiced in a run-time environment called “Case”, (not “Use Case”), capable of hosting any number … Continue reading

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Patient- Centric Care – Basic EHR Needs


When I was a child, our family doctor did house calls. Visits were particularly remarkable during snowstorms when the good doctor would arrive with horse and sleigh. We will never get back to the “good old days” but it is … Continue reading

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Why are we still having problems in the area of Healthcare software?


The point was made in a recent LinkedIn HIMSS discussion group “At what point does an EHR implementation become too large an endeavor?” My response was this happens at the time you pick a bad EHR “solution”.   The usual outcome … Continue reading

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Where’s The Beef? – An under the hood look at “seamlessly integrated” BPMs


In the market for a BPMs? Make sure you look under the hood. Continue reading

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Your BPMs shopping list


If you are in the market for a BPMs, you may be better off looking for a BPFMs (Business Process Fragment Management System). Please don’t make this into a new acronym – we don’t need more acronyms with “Intelligent Business … Continue reading

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The potential of telemedicine for reducing the cost of healthcare and for improving quality of life


Telehealth has the potential to greatly reduce the cost of healthcare services delivery and greatly increase the quality of life. In respect of returning military personnel, John Liebert, MD and William JJ Birnes, PhD, JD published in 2013 a book … Continue reading

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