Tag Archives: Interoperability

Case – why you need it (Part III of III)


Here is part III/III on Case Management (ACM, BPM, RALB, ECM, CRM, and FOMM) highlighting data storage issues at Cases plus the need for interoperability and non-subjective ways and means of assessing progress toward meeting Case objectives. Watch the 11 … Continue reading

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eCases, the final frontier for workflow management?


Ask any healthcare worker, ask any law enforcement officer, and they will tell you what a “Case” is.  Case was, and for many, still is, a “file folder”. Everything has to be in one place in order to make informed … Continue reading

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Thinking of building a Healthcare “e-Hub”?


If you are thinking of developing a healthcare e-Hub, this is not something that can be designed on the back of an envelope and implemented in a few days, weeks or months. As usual, the devil is in the details … Continue reading

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Healthcare Coordination of Care has many moving parts


As with most things complex, the basics are pretty simple. Patient calls in/arrives, a Case is set up.  First things first – patients have one desire which is to get well, hospitals have scarce resources, doctors are busy. So, a … Continue reading

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“Post-Its” versus “e-mapping” for Process Mapping Initiatives


At a LinkedIn discussion group an overwhelming number of participants favored process mapping using whiteboards/Post-Its relative to using an e-mapping approach.  Pre-Amble Before we try to list advantages/disadvantage, it is important to define “process mapping”.  Process mapping means different things … Continue reading

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Are healthcare cost increases inevitable?


“Healthcare costs will continue to rise until the entire system collapses under its own weight”. This doomsday scenario is certainly one possibility, but it is a “do-nothing” option. How about an approach that reduces costs at the same time as … Continue reading

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The Call to Halt Meaningful Use Incentives


You may have read that some congressmen are calling for a halt to Meaningful Use Incentives. They are citing “ . . . a lack of standards for EHR interoperability as grounds for HHS to rethink its methods for subsidizing … Continue reading

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BPM interoperability- Look Ma, no hands


I have been tuning in to various rants on LinkedIn regarding the complexity and cost of legacy BPMs software suites. The idea of an “all-singing, all-dancing” software suite goes back a number of years, but it started “feature wars” across … Continue reading

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