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Knowledge-based clinical pathway for medical quality improvement

Hongqiao Yang, Weizi Li, Kecheng Liu, Junping Zhang
2011 Information Systems Frontiers  
Using knowledge-based decision support on the basis of clinical pathways is a promising strategy to improve medical quality effectively.  ...  Clinical pathways have been adopted for various diseases in clinical departments for quality improvement as a result of standardization of medical activities in treatment process.  ...  Knowledge-based Clinical Pathway System for Quality Improvement In order to provide the intelligent decision support to clinical pathway management for medical quality improvement, we have established  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10796-011-9307-z fatcat:2gf6a7ruijchbjmysjpsx4pjsa

Delivering Quality Healthcare Services using Clinical Pathways

Wasef Mater, Roliana Ibrahim
2014 International Journal of Computer Applications  
The aim of this paper is to investigate clinical pathways as a tool to improve the healthcare quality, is a need for a method to improve patient safety, healthcare quality, and efficiency of medical activities  ...  Ontology and knowledge management are the suitable methods to develop and implement clinical pathways.  ...   Knowledge base support and optimizes clinical practice.  Knowledge base monitors medical behaviors.  Knowledge base improves the treatment quality.  ... 
doi:10.5120/16556-1441 fatcat:putnohrexndxxa6w4p2sga53ge

Integrated clinical pathway management for medical quality improvement – based on a semiotically inspired systems architecture

Weizi Li, Kecheng Liu, Hongqiao Yang, Changrui Yu
2014 European Journal of Information Systems  
The outcome reveals that medical quality can be improved significantly by the classified clinical pathway knowledge and seamless integration with hospital information systems.  ...  However, in the practical treatment process, the lack of knowledge sharing and information accuracy of paper-based clinical pathways burden health-care staff with a large amount of paper work.  ...  Therefore, these sets of knowledge bases can support decisions for the whole treatment process and improve medical quality more effectively.  ... 
doi:10.1057/ejis.2013.9 fatcat:rkbfgck33reyfmekga6ee3llzu


2009 Managing Knowledge for Global and Collaborative Innovations  
In this theoretical model, clinical-pathways are suggested to be an effective tool for knowledge management in healthcare.  ...  1 2 Knowledge Management of Healthcare by Clinical-pathways abstract Healthcare is a knowledge-intensive service provided by professionals, such as medical doctors, nurses, and pharmacists.  ...  Using guidelines and medical records of explicit knowledge is essential for production of clinical-pathways.  ... 
doi:10.1142/9789814299862_0012 fatcat:lacesgf5ijdcjm7pkuxhwpqx6y

Knowledge Management of Healthcare by Clinical-Pathways

Tomoyoshi Yamazaki, Katsuhiro Umemoto
2010 Journal of Information & Knowledge Management  
In this theoretical model, clinical-pathways are suggested to be an effective tool for knowledge management in healthcare.  ...  1 2 Knowledge Management of Healthcare by Clinical-pathways abstract Healthcare is a knowledge-intensive service provided by professionals, such as medical doctors, nurses, and pharmacists.  ...  Using guidelines and medical records of explicit knowledge is essential for production of clinical-pathways.  ... 
doi:10.1142/s0219649210002577 fatcat:2cbb6l5k6varpdrxz3r3d6e73y

A Process Mining-Based Investigation of Adverse Events in Care Processes

Filip Caron, Jan Vanthienen, Kris Vanhaecht, Erik Van Limbergen, Jochen Deweerdt, Bart Baesens
2014 Health Information Management Journal  
By comparing the specific medical conditions of patients with the factors used for characterising the different clinical pathway variants, the medical expert can identify the best therapeutic option.  ...  Process mining-based analytics enables the acquisition of valuable insights into clinical pathways, based on the complete audit traces of previous clinical pathway instances.  ...  Rule-based property verification approaches provide support for verifying specific questions, based on medical knowledge, guidelines and best practices..  ... 
doi:10.1177/183335831404300103 pmid:27010685 fatcat:g5zyythe4jb5zpmo4enx4xpbb4

Construction of Clinical Pathway Information Management System under the Guidance of Evidence-Based Medicine

Xinyu Wang, Jie Chen, Fang Peng, Jingtai Lu, Chinmay Chakraborty
2021 Journal of Healthcare Engineering  
This study focuses on clinical pathways guided by evidence-based medicine (EBM).  ...  With the clinical pathway as the center, the subjective and objective medical knowledge of medical staff are collected, and a clinical pathway management system guided by EBM is established through a unified  ...  with the ultimate goal of improving medical quality. e medical order processing system, laboratory system, and drug consulting system are all clinical pathway information management systems.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2021/4425449 pmid:34900187 pmcid:PMC8660212 fatcat:qqrz2dhxbnharb52e3imgijlpy

PathworX: an informatics tool for quality improvement

J Ozbolt, G Brennan, I Hatcher
2001 Proceedings. AMIA Symposium  
Using data about goal achievement and resource consumption in a process of continual quality improvement enables hospital units to reduce waste while improving patient outcomes.  ...  PathworX, a care management and documentation system developed at Vanderbilt, coordinates interdisciplinary care based on evidence-based best practices and provides information about the achievement of  ...  A system for care management, documentation, and quality improvement, PathworX is based on interdisciplinary care pathways built by clinical teams.  ... 
pmid:11825242 pmcid:PMC2243679 fatcat:ssok4n3zvvecjcmryktvmvuwau

Computer-Based Medical Decision Support System based on guidelines, clinical pathways and decision nodes

Wiesław Tomaszewski
2012 Acta of Bioengineering and Biomechanics  
by physicians or other medical professionals visibly improve the quality of medical care.  ...  Currently, electronic knowledge bases, together with inference procedures, form intelligent medical information systems, which offer many possibilities for the support of medical decision-making, mainly  ...  Clinical pathways have been used for 25 years, but it was only in the mid-1990s that the medical objectives (i.e., improving the quality of health care) came to be regarded as more important than those  ... 
pmid:22741924 fatcat:j2x53dwxhfaynjamkj7y4kgkkq

Evidence for the Contemporary Clinical Pathway Quality Measures: Literature Review

Rania Hussien Al-Ashwal, Eko Supriyanto
2016 Indian Journal of Science and Technology  
We focused on finding the gold standard for clinical pathway quality measures and the current status of clinical pathway in Malaysia.  ...  Objectives: Clinical pathway effect on improving the healthcare quality still underestimated. An overview on clinical pathway current practice overview will be presented in the context of this paper.  ...  Clinical pathway turned out a solution to standardize the care, decrease the medical error and improve the quality of care.  ... 
doi:10.17485/ijst/2016/v9i34/100814 fatcat:34jf2ojx3veu3kmzztit7ho5ui

Improving the Time to Antibiotic Administration in Paediatric Febrile Neutropenia: Implementation of a Clinical Care Pathway in Saudi Arabia

Maddi Pole, Julie Blamires, Annette Dickinson
2022 Saudi Journal of Nursing and Health Care  
Clinical audit, nursing knowledge survey, comprehensive literature and international clinical guideline review were used to identify and design a clinical care pathway for paediatric febrile neutropenic  ...  It demonstrated that with support from key stakeholders, Larrabee's model for evidence- based practice change can be used for introducing a nurse-led clinical care pathway in Saudi Arabia.  ...  The authors received no financial support for the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article.  ... 
doi:10.36348/sjnhc.2022.v05i02.002 fatcat:hslcp4airfgk5g57x6nb4jrpgq

Pursuing Excellence in Clinical Learning Environments

Robin Wagner, Kevin B. Weiss, Morgan L. Passiment, Thomas J. Nasca
2016 Journal of Graduate Medical Education  
The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) has launched a new shared learning collaborative as part of its larger Clinical Learning Environment Review (CLER) initiative.  ...  The collaboration, called Pursuing Excellence in Clinical Learning Environments, aims to improve teaching practices and patient care in the hospitals, medical centers, and ambulatory care sites where residents  ...  The authors would like to thank Kevin McKean and Paige Amidon for their editorial assistance in preparing this article.  ... 
doi:10.4300/jgme-d-15-00737.1 pmid:26913123 pmcid:PMC4763381 fatcat:cdbqikkckbgn5ls4afbefsqky4

A Multidisciplinary Self-Directed Learning Module Improves Knowledge of a Quality Improvement Instrument

Nicholas D. Hartman, Erin N. Harper, Lauren M. Leppert, Brittany M. Browning, Kim Askew, David E. Manthey, Simon A. Mahler
2016 Journal for Healthcare Quality  
Our data demonstrate that this online, self-directed learning module can improve knowledge of the HEART Pathway across specialties-paving the way for more efficient and informed care for acute chest pain  ...  We created and tested an educational intervention to support implementation of an institution wide QI project (the HEART Pathway) designed to improve care for patients with acute chest pain.  ...  Acknowledgments This work, part of the HEART Pathway Implementation Study, is supported by the Donaghue Foundation and the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). Dr. S. A.  ... 
doi:10.1097/jhq.0000000000000044 pmid:27442714 pmcid:PMC5250587 fatcat:ywzfrcszxvb7pl3pjyop63trqi


Pratiti Swesti Komala Dewi, Christyana Sandra, Eri Witcahyo
2019 Jurnal Administrasi Kesehatan Indonesia  
A clinical pathway is a concept of an integrated service which describes the stages of healthcare services from the admission until the return of patients based on the medical service standards and evidence-based  ...  clinical pathway, typhoid fever, resource.  ...  Knowledge This study based on respondents' knowledge was measured by questions about the understanding of clinical pathways, the purpose of clinical pathways, the benefits of clinical pathways, the main  ... 
doi:10.20473/jaki.v7i2.2019.155-161 fatcat:xok6j66qxzf2rfhiw3blkf7yvy

SEMPATH Ontology: Modeling multi-disciplinary treatment schemes utilizing semantics

Dimitrios Al. Alexandrou, Constantinos V. Pardalis, Athanasios D. Bouras, Gregoris N. Mentzas
2010 Proceedings of the 10th IEEE International Conference on Information Technology and Applications in Biomedicine  
The SEMPATH Ontology comprises three main parts: a) the Clinical Pathway part, b) the Business & Finance part and c) the Quality Assurance part.  ...  In this paper, we present the conceptualization of the domain of Clinical Pathways.  ...  Moreover, the rule base is responsible for the handling of the required streams of knowledge enclosed in the clinical pathways and is utilized for the detection of exceptional events and their confrontation  ... 
doi:10.1109/itab.2010.5687776 fatcat:iocynagaczdvzgjphceu4igol4
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