Extracting and transforming clinical guidelines into pathway models for different hospital information systems

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BACKGROUND Healthcare providers are facing an enormous cost pressure and a scarcity of resources. They need to realign in the tension between economic efficiency and demand-oriented healthcare. Clinical guidelines and clinical pathways are used in German hospitals to improve the quality of care and to reduce costs at the same time. Clinical guidelines… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/2047-2501-1-13

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