Automated conflict detection between medical care pathways

  title={Automated conflict detection between medical care pathways},
  author={Philip Weber and Jo{\~a}o Bosco Ferreira Filho and Behzad Bordbar and Mark G. Lee and Ian J Litchfield and Ruth Backman},
  journal={Journal of Software: Evolution and Process},
Clinical guidelines specify sequences of steps (care pathways) to treat patients with single conditions. Increasingly, many patients exhibit “multimorbidity,” several chronic conditions needing concurrent treatment. However, applying multiple guidelines in parallel can lead to conflicts, eg, between prescribed drugs, lifestyle intervention recommendations, or treatment schedules. In computer science, process languages used to design and reason about software development and business process… 

A framework for automated conflict detection and resolution in medical guidelines

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