Category Archives: Data Interoperability

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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Get Your Story Right


If you want to become a management consultant, it’s unreasonable to expect to ease into this the day after you graduate from university. It takes time to build up expertise to walk in off the street and facilitate strategy development … Continue reading

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Patient Continuity of Care – Integrating Patient Information Across Healthcare Services Delivery Facilities


The healthcare industry has a poor track record of facilitating the integration of Patient Information. Patients have EMRs, typically one at each healthcare services delivery organization where they receive services. A patient can be receiving services from a General Practitioner, … Continue reading

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The real purpose of a BPMs


I have a client who has been with us for years. They have been using one of our healthcare  products for Case management but somehow never got around to using the workflow management module. Recently, they started up a new … Continue reading

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