Mining Time Dependency Patterns in Clinical Pathways

  title={Mining Time Dependency Patterns in Clinical Pathways},
  author={Fu-Ren Lin and Shien-chao Chou and Shung-mei Pan and Yao-mei Chen},
  journal={International journal of medical informatics},
  volume={62 1},
Clinical pathways are widely adopted by many large hospitals around the world in order to provide high-quality patient treatment and reduce the length of hospital stay of each patient. The development of clinical pathways is a lengthy process, and may require the collaboration among physicians, nurses, and staffs in a hospital. However, the individual differences cause great variances in the execution of clinical pathways. It calls for a more dynamic and adaptive process to improve the… CONTINUE READING

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