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Evaluating the impact of ICT-tools on health care delivery in sub-Saharan hospitals

Frank Verbeke, Gustave Karara, Marc Nyssen
2013 Studies in Health Technology and Informatics  
Out-patient case load significantly increased compared to the national average, average length of stay has been shortened in 15 of 19 health facilities and global hospital mortality decreased.  ...  It was demonstrated that local sub-Saharan health professionals strongly believe in the importance of health information systems.  ...  hospitals and 8 private hospitals) -Business process assessment using l Meyers Rigorous Physcical Diagrams l Timing Analysis Diagrams l Flowcharts -Semi-structured interviews -Most relevant  ... 
pmid:23920609 fatcat:2yysf6ykdfc5pcoit4acx3rcgi

A key informant "tree" as a tool for community oriented primary care. The Cleveland COPC Group

R L Williams, R Snider, M J Ryan
1994 Family practice research journal  
Using a semi-structured format, 14 of 24 key informants were interviewed using open-ended, closed-ended, and rating questions.  ...  With appropriate recognition of the potential biases, key informant trees appear to be a practical and clinically useful tool for the subjective portion of the community assessment component of COPC.  ...  We speculate that we were simply unable to reach busy people or, in other cases, were being evaded.  ... 
pmid:7976478 fatcat:rci7yerxzvg67fqb4va7i5idkm

Developing Reliable Digital Healthcare Service Using Semi-Quantitative Functional Resonance Analysis

Zhengshu Zhou, Yutaka Matsubara, Hiroaki Takada
2023 Computer systems science and engineering  
The problems to be solved include the reliability of business process, system functions, and personal healthcare data.  ...  Moreover, this paper has tried to improve the reliability design of the service-oriented architecture (SOA) of traditional insulin pump therapy by system thinking.  ...  Funding Statement: The authors received no specific funding for this study. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare that they have no conflicts of interest to report regarding the present study.  ... 
doi:10.32604/csse.2023.030848 fatcat:miipk57ufvb57dlxx3dy5c4d2y

Dynamic stakeholder interaction analysis: Innovative smart living design cases

Sam Solaimani, Nick Guldemond, Harry Bouwman
2013 Electronic Markets  
The qualitative evaluation of the framework's application in illustrative design cases shows that this extension provides additional insights into stakeholders, and their potential operational conflicts  ...  This study uses a conceptual framework from the service innovation and business model domain, the VIP framework, to extend stakeholder analysis by including an analysis of their dynamic interactions and  ...  To assess the value of the extended stakeholder model and of the VIP diagrams, different project members were interviewed using a semi-structured interview approach.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12525-013-0143-5 fatcat:nnnglb22vvbnxkezuvoty5oshi

Hospital process orientation from an operations management perspective: development of a measurement tool and practical testing in three ophthalmic practices

Pedro D Gonçalves, Marie Louise Hagenbeek, Jan M H Vissers
2013 BMC Health Services Research  
Although research interest in hospital process orientation (HPO) is growing, the development of a measurement tool to assess process orientation (PO) has not been very successful yet.  ...  The result of refinement of the items of the measurement tool after practical testing is a set of 41 items to assess the degree of PO from an OM perspective within hospitals.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the participants of all hospitals involved, the OM-experts, the reviewers of the master thesis, and the referees for their constructive comments on the  ... 
doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-475 pmid:24219362 pmcid:PMC3831252 fatcat:fewyki5d3bdsxllf5t7sx7zwgy

How Do Companies Collaborate for Circular Oriented Innovation?

Phil Brown, Nancy Bocken, Ruud Balkenende
2020 Sustainability  
A crucial challenge remains related to how to develop and assess collaborative and system-oriented business models in the transition towards a circular economy.  ...  We use these insights to investigate explorative qualitative case research into how practitioners in the Netherlands have conducted collaborative circular oriented innovation.  ...  This resulted in 25 semi-structured interviews (one to two hours) with a range of company roles of interviewees from 19 companies, which produced insights into 23 collaborative cases, presented in Table  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12041648 fatcat:2shnvobx4vcphp7rcvxv4hx7h4

Exploring Intentional Modeling and Analysis for Enterprise Architecture

Eric Yu, Markus Strohmaier, Xiaoxue Deng
2006 2006 10th IEEE International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference Workshops (EDOCW'06)  
An enterprise architecture is intended to be a comprehensive blueprint describing the key components and relationships for an enterprise from strategies to business processes to information systems and  ...  After introducing two intentional modeling languages and their potential relation to an enterprise architecture construction process, we report on an explorative case study that aimed to investigate the  ...  Acknowledgements: The research of this contribution is funded in part by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), Bell University Laboratories (BUL) at the University of  ... 
doi:10.1109/edocw.2006.36 dblp:conf/edoc/YuSD06 fatcat:vyocnzp53jeadb7w34izfeqlxe

A business process context for Knowledge Management

T.S. Raghu, Ajay Vinze
2007 Decision Support Systems  
Knowledge and management of it emphasize and expect interactions between aspects of business processes including workflow execution, information processing, decision making and motivational structure.  ...  As such production and consumption of knowledge occur within these aspects of business processes.  ...  The business process context also provides an assessment framework that makes it easier to evaluate the impact of KM efforts in improving business process performance.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.dss.2005.05.031 fatcat:kepescq6v5feljtscj733y42ii

Technological Effort and Innovative Performance in Brazilian Bio Companies

Ana Lúcia Magri Lopes, Valéria Maria Martins Judice
2011 Journal of Technology Management & Innovation  
Data collection was undertaken with an existent questionnaire found in the literature of sciencebased companies, therefore a replication process was carried out The analyses of collected information have  ...  indicated that the companies have expended substantial technological efforts oriented towards internal R&D in their majority.  ...  R&D relative to revenues (2006)(2007)(2008) and for innovation products and processes, but their innovative performances were rather thin, i.e., not achieved a significant breakthrough.  ... 
doi:10.4067/s0718-27242011000400017 fatcat:fqaazuobpngc3cj3tjqj63ecnu

Computer Aided Process Engineering for Sustainability Analysis of Food Production

G. Busset, C. Sablayrolles, M. Montrejaud-Vignoles, C. Vialle, J.P. Belaud
2015 Chemical Engineering Transactions  
We propose a dedicated tool that permits the evaluation of food production process sustainability, in particular virgin olive oil process.  ...  The domain specific tool "&cOlive" is implemented as an Excel application. This CAPE based tool assesses sustainability of a future or an existing system of virgin olive oil production.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the Interreg Program SUDOE for the financial support of the OiLCA project.  ... 
doi:10.3303/cet1543224 doaj:733c01863d7f41a69de3a8cd75ef9be2 fatcat:f5rtzs42pzh5febxm7gktybkrq

SUSTAINABILITY INNOVATION CUBE — A FRAMEWORK TO EVALUATE SUSTAINABILITY-ORIENTED INNOVATIONS

ERIK G. HANSEN, FRIEDRICH GROSSE-DUNKER, RALF REICHWALD
2009 International Journal of Innovation Management  
This paper presents a generic model termed 'Sustainability Innovation Cube' for structuring innovations' sustainability effects and, thus, enabling business to minimize the 'directional risk' of sustainability-oriented  ...  Yet sustainability-oriented innovations are very risky: Not only is the product's market success uncertain, but also the direction of innovations' sustainability effects, i.e. whether they contribute positively  ...  Furthermore, all participants of the interviews provided valuable insights and feedback for which we are very thankful.  ... 
doi:10.1142/s1363919609002479 fatcat:blywe5t3kzgozfnmfuo5optq74

Covid‐19 Pandemic and Consumer‐Employee‐Organization wellbeing: A dynamic capability theory approach

Preeti Nayal, Neeraj Pandey, Justin Paul
2021 Journal of Consumer Affairs  
The study is based on semi-structured long interviews with senior executives from various industries.  ...  The present study offers a detailed coping mechanism for organizations based on the extant literature and content analysis of responses of senior management executives.  ...  The study is based on semi-structured long interviews with senior executives from various industries.  ... 
doi:10.1111/joca.12399 pmid:34548694 pmcid:PMC8447057 fatcat:xxx54zbrwbhvthk7eu4f3vahlm

Sustainability Innovation Cube – A Framework To Evaluate Sustainability of Product Innovations

Erik G. Hansen, Friedrich Grosse-Dunker, Ralf Reichwald
2009 Social Science Research Network  
This paper presents a generic model termed 'Sustainability Innovation Cube' for structuring innovations' sustainability effects and, thus, enabling business to minimize the 'directional risk' of sustainability-oriented  ...  Yet sustainability-oriented innovations are very risky: Not only is the product's market success uncertain, but also the direction of innovations' sustainability effects, i.e. whether they contribute positively  ...  Furthermore, all participants of the interviews provided valuable insights and feedback for which we are very thankful.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1440338 fatcat:2pmibuigijd4nfn6alnxcuysi4

Towards Model Driven Architecture in Health Care Information System Development

Hannes Schlieter, Martin Burwitz, Oliver Schönherr, Martin Benedict
2015 International Conference on Wirtschaftsinformatik  
We will present the use of an MDA in health care domain.  ...  Additionally to the conceptual structure of the developed approach and the domain-specific alignment, lessons learned from the experiences gathered during design process will be formulated as assistance  ...  Acknowledgement This work is part of the EFRE-fostered project "Telehealth Ostsachsen" supported by the European Union and Free State of Saxony.  ... 
dblp:conf/wirtschaftsinformatik/SchlieterBSB15 fatcat:jcxppqkmi5e7rf7nwtr3qjjxqe

Developing an online and in-person HIT workforce training program using a team-based learning approach

Frances Morrison, John Zimmerman, Michelle Hall, Herbert Chase, Rainu Kaushal, Jessica S Ancker
2011 AMIA Annual Symposium Proceedings  
on competencies and actual job listings; and the development of a diverse operations-oriented curriculum advisory committee, which help to synthesize the findings into 6 core curriculum modules.  ...  Lessons learned from the development of this program are likely to have widespread applicability as training programs in the field become more prevalent.  ...  Acknowledgments This program was supported by a training grant from the Office of the National Coordinator of Health Information Technology of the Department of Health and Human Services (1T15-0C00060-  ... 
pmid:22195056 pmcid:PMC3243269 fatcat:tlwbapj7irhqzc7s3tjqeg4lve
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