New Methods for Clinical Pathways - Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN) and Tangible Business Process Modeling (t.BPM)

Clinical Pathways (CP) are nowadays used in numerous institutions, but their real impact is still a matter of debate. The optimal design of a clinical pathway remains unclear and is mainly determined by the expectations of the individual institution. The purpose of the here described pilot project was the development of two CP (colon and rectum carcinoma) according to Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN) and Tangible Business Process Modeling (t.BPM). BPMN is an established standard for business process modelling in industry and economy. It is, in the broadest sense, a computer programme which enables the description and a relatively easy graphical imaging of complex processes

Provided by: Springer Healthcare Topic: Big Data Date Added: Feb 2012 Format: PDF

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