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Declarative Modelling and Safe Distribution of Healthcare Workflows [chapter]

Thomas Hildebrandt, Raghava Rao Mukkamala, Tijs Slaats
2012 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We present a formal technique for safe distribution of workflow processes described declaratively as Nested Condition Response (NCR) Graphs and apply the technique to a distributed healthcare workflow.  ...  The contributions of this paper is to adapt the technique to allow for nested processes and milestones and to apply it to a healthcare workflow identified in a previous field study at danish hospitals.  ...  Conclusion and Future Work We have presented a formal technique for safe distribution of collaborative, crossorganizational workflows modeled declaratively in the model of Nested Condition Response (NCR  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-32355-3_3 fatcat:nlqto73gcvfbhbjuabccwbkaf4

Flexibility Schemes for Workflow Management Systems [chapter]

R. S. Mans, W. M. P. van der Aalst, N. C. Russell, P. J. M. Bakker
2009 Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing  
Currently, many hospitals are investigating the use of workflow management systems in order to provide support for healthcare processes.  ...  In this paper, we investigate the flexibility requirements that need to be satisfied in order to support various kinds of healthcare processes Our evaluation shows that different systems need to be used  ...  In doing so, it is possible to deviate from the pre-modeled process template (skipping of steps, going back to previous steps, inserting new steps, etc.) in a secure and safe way.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-00328-8_36 fatcat:uydmnafdlnasho7mpnqhtlmmpi

Dynamic Condition Response Graphs for Trustworthy Adaptive Case Management [chapter]

Thomas Hildebrandt, Morten Marquard, Raghava Rao Mukkamala, Tijs Slaats
2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We propose to support this by applying a formal declarative process model, DCR Graphs, and exemplify its operational semantics that supports both run time changes and formal verification.  ...  We show how these techniques are being implemented in industry as a component of the Exformatics case management tools.  ...  Finally an algorithm for safely distributing the execution of a process has been developed [3] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-41033-8_23 fatcat:6lj7r72bo5bexczt4ozpwz76fi

A modified minimal contact COVID‐19 workflow allows for safe, remote, parenteral nutrition prescribing in non‐critically ill patients

Ennaliza Salazar, Poh Bee Yen, Cheang Lai Ye, Tan Lee Boo, Yong Pay Wen, Mark Cheah Chang Chuen
2021 JPEN - Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition  
support team has adopted a modified workflow, leveraging information technology to provide parenteral nutrition (PN) remotely in a safe and timely manner.  ...  Our study demonstrates that minimal contact with effective multidisciplinary communication using the modified workflow can allow for safe and timely PN administration.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We thank Rachel Goh (BPharm), Peh Hui Yee (BSc), and Janet Chong Ngian Choo (BHSN), who contributed to data collection for the inpatient PN registry.> FUNDING INFORMATION None declared  ... 
doi:10.1002/jpen.2104 pmid:33694246 fatcat:zpixlwvbkbhktp4so43zh4utfi

Cost Efficient Scheduling Using Smart Contract Cognizant Ethereum for IoMT

G. Ravikumar, K. Venkatachalam, Mehedi Masud, Mohamed Abouhawwash
2022 Intelligent Automation and Soft Computing  
The aim of research is to provide cost effective healthcare services in the present system. This study develops an IoMT systems using fusion of scheduling techniques in blockchain.  ...  With the help of cryptography based Blockchain schemes with smart contracts enables consistency and validation of data with symmetric cryptography.  ...  Tasks Sequencing and Functions Sequencing Matching of resources System Model The system model shows the general architecture and workflow of algorithm in the system.  ... 
doi:10.32604/iasc.2022.024278 fatcat:qtg4tdqkh5djrk44znjwyplqp4

Blockchain in Healthcare: Insights on COVID-19

Antonio Fusco, Grazia Dicuonzo, Vittorio Dell'Atti, Marco Tatullo
2020 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
A SWOT analysis of the adoption of a blockchain-based prediction model in healthcare and SARS-CoV-2 infection has been carried out to underline opportunities and limits to its adoption.  ...  The main concepts, and particularly those related to clinical workflow, obtainable from different blockchain-based models have been reported here and critically discussed.  ...  on technologies that offer the strategic advantage of a distributed (peer-to-peer), immutable and safe ledger, and privacy protections for the patients.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph17197167 pmid:33007951 fatcat:alxp4kcqxrca7dil3236e7d4le

Safe Distribution of Declarative Processes [chapter]

Thomas Hildebrandt, Raghava Rao Mukkamala, Tijs Slaats
2011 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We give a general technique for safe distribution of a declarative (global) process as a network of (local) synchronously communicating declarative processes.  ...  the other processes in the network in order for the distribution to be safe.  ...  The motivation for introducing the DCR Graph model is to give, as part of the Trustworthy Pervasive Healthcare Services [13] project, a declarative model that can be used both as specification language  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-24690-6_17 fatcat:zd2bjzvib5aevjiiwtzhoc3fpa

COVID-19 global pandemic planning: Decontamination and reuse processes for N95 respirators

Douglas J Perkins, Steven Villescas, Terry H Wu, Timothy Muller, Steven Bradfute, Ivy Hurwitz, Qiuying Cheng, Hannah Wilcox, Myissa Weiss, Chris Bartlett, Jens Langsjoen, Phil Seidenberg
2020 Experimental biology and medicine  
This article describes the safe collection, storage, and decontamination of N95 respirators using hydrogen peroxide vapor (HPV).  ...  This article is unique because it describes the HPV process in an operating room, and is therefore, a deployable method for many healthcare settings.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We sincerely thank the following individuals at the University of New Mexico Hospital who made suggestions and DECLARATION OF CONFLICTING INTERESTS The author(s) declared no potential  ... 
doi:10.1177/1535370220925768 pmid:32397762 pmcid:PMC7235442 fatcat:7iqxzbaylzdy7cyyu7dzexnuum

Model Checking for Verification of Interactive Health IT Systems

Keith A Butler, Eric Mercer, Ali Bahrami, Cui Tao
2015 AMIA Annual Symposium Proceedings  
The new capability can evaluate the workflows of a new HIT system performed by clinicians and computers to improve safety and reliability.  ...  The inherent technical complexity of healthcare, combined with the added complexity of health information technology makes their resulting behavior unpredictable and introduces serious risk.  ...  The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.  ... 
pmid:26958166 pmcid:PMC4765626 fatcat:3m2vqkezabh2jfoz6qspdpfmfi

Developing a delivery science for artificial intelligence in healthcare

Ron C. Li, Steven M. Asch, Nigam H. Shah
2020 npj Digital Medicine  
In order to safely and effectively bring AI into use in healthcare, there needs to be a concerted effort around not just the creation, but also the delivery of AI.  ...  Artificial Intelligence (AI) has generated a large amount of excitement in healthcare, mostly driven by the emergence of increasingly accurate machine learning models.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This work was supported by the Stanford Medicine Program for AI in Healthcare, the Department of Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine, and Stanford Health Care.  ... 
doi:10.1038/s41746-020-00318-y pmid:32885053 pmcid:PMC7443141 fatcat:uthlsgtdsrbvdenoeqgminobqy

Simulation-based clinical systems testing for healthcare spaces: from intake through implementation

Nora Colman, Cara Doughty, Jennifer Arnold, Kimberly Stone, Jennifer Reid, Ashley Dalpiaz, Kiran B. Hebbar
2019 Advances in Simulation  
Healthcare systems are urged to build facilities that support safe and efficient delivery of care. Literature demonstrates that the built environment impacts patient safety.  ...  As the application of simulation in healthcare extends into the realm of process and systems testing, there is a need for a standardized approach by which to conduct SbCST in order to effectively evaluate  ...  Acknowledgements We acknowledge the members of the simulation centers at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Baylor College of Medicine, and Seattle Children's Hospital who have done work to pave the way  ... 
doi:10.1186/s41077-019-0108-7 pmid:31388455 pmcid:PMC6676572 fatcat:lb53qkiimfc2zln63xsklf4z4i

From Clinic to Computer and Back Again: Practical Considerations When Designing and Implementing Machine Learning Solutions for Pediatrics

Sujay Nagaraj, Vinyas Harish, Liam G. McCoy, Felipe Morgado, Ian Stedman, Stephen Lu, Erik Drysdale, Michael Brudno, Devin Singh
2020 Current Treatment Options in Pediatrics  
a developed model into clinical practice in pediatrics.  ...  In order to address some of these nuances, we provide a common pipeline for clinicians and computer scientists to use as a foundation for structuring ML projects, and a framework for the translation of  ...  McCoy declares that he has no conflict of interest. Felipe Morgado declares that he has no conflict of interest. Ian Stedman declares that he has no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s40746-020-00205-4 fatcat:ydgthfxadfggljflpa3fpndmya

Misalignment between coronavirus financial aid and public health policies: negative incentives for outpatient clinics in the United States

Edward Kim, Kristin Ko
2020 Journal of Public Health Policy  
If this continues, the result will be suboptimal clinical practices and an increased risk of COVID-19 infection to both staff and patients.  ...  The United States Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) led to creation of the Paycheck Protection Program, as well as an expansion of reimbursements for telemedicine.  ...  Compliance with ethical standards Conflict of interest The author declares that he has no conflicts of interest.  ... 
doi:10.1057/s41271-020-00256-9 pmid:32978513 fatcat:fk6p75pgujbqjmig3yufe2uaka

An Edge Computing Based Smart Healthcare Framework for Resource Management

Soraia Oueida, Yehia Kotb, Moayad Aloqaily, Yaser Jararweh, Thar Baker
2018 Sensors  
Cloud and edge computing are essential for smart and efficient healthcare systems in smart cities.  ...  RPN is applicable to a real-life scenario where key performance indicators such as patient length of stay (LoS), resource utilization rate and average patient waiting time are modeled and optimized.  ...  The opportunities and challenges of adopting new technologies are evaluated in [3] , and the benefits of migration from traditional healthcare central systems into distributed cloud-fog-based healthcare  ... 
doi:10.3390/s18124307 fatcat:nmvyrpuxwnennfb42cfhfljiyi

Business Process Re-engineering Application in Healthcare in a Relation to Health Information Systems

Soudabeh Khodambashi
2013 Procedia Technology - Elsevier  
The aim of this paper is to investigate the application of BPR and its effectiveness in healthcare related to health information systems (HIS); this paper also highlights critical success factors for healthcare  ...  Improving clinical process enables better understanding of healthcare systems as technology and clinical process need to be aligned to each other.  ...  Maryati Mohd Yusof, for reviewing the first draft of this paper as a part of my master thesis and her support and encouragement.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.protcy.2013.12.106 fatcat:5w5skr7mljbfpj2ofpyw5nmhvu
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