Clinical Engineering Use of Event-Driven Process Chain (EPC) to Develop Enterprise Models of Collaborative Information and Workflow for Re-Engineering the Operating Room

The healthcare industry is the largest industry in the US, and costs are growing rapidly. There is also an increase in waste, medical errors and patient injuries. One central problem is that hospitals have compartmentalized and disaggregated business models in which clinical specialists duplicate information. An international project called Integrating the… CONTINUE READING