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==NSEP's wiki for healthcare workflow descriptions==
 
==NSEP's wiki for healthcare workflow descriptions==
  
 
===Background===
 
===Background===
This is a wiki for collaborative editing and sharing of descriptions of clinical workflow in healthcare. The aim is to provide a repository for such descriptions and thereby foster the development and refinement of workflow descriptions for use in healthcare systems development projects. Descriptions of health care activities as components in cross-institutional workflow processes has the potential to improve the understanding of care as a continous, interdependent, highly coordinated set of activities. In the context of EHR systems development, descriptions of healthcare workflow can be used to support functional demands and as such, improve EHR functionality and clinical usefulness. Workflow descriptions can also be used in the context of EHR evaluations.
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This is a wiki for collaborative editing and sharing of descriptions of clinical workflow in healthcare. The aim is to provide a repository for such descriptions and thereby foster the development and refinement of workflow descriptions for use in healthcare systems development projects in the sector and in research (student) projects in medical informatics communities in universities.
  
Clinical workflow models must visualize the flow of and actions on the following objects:
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Descriptions of health care activities as components in cross-institutional workflow processes has the potential to improve the understanding of care as a continous, interdependent, highly coordinated set of activities. In the context of EHR systems development, descriptions of healthcare workflow can be used to support functional demands and as such, improve EHR functionality and clinical usefulness. Workflow descriptions can also be used in the context of EHR evaluations.
  
*the care mandate, how the right to provide care to the patient flows between institutions and is delegated within institutíons
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===Workflow references===
*the physical patient, his flow between different health care professionals within and across the borders of health care organisations
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*biological samples, which are drawn from the patient and analyzed in laboratories
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*the information that arises from analyses of biological samples,
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*the information objects resulting from MRI, X-ray and other imaging analyses,
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*the information which is created when health care professionals interview and examine patients, make diagnoses, create, execute and evaluate care plans
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===[[Workflow references]]===
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===How to participate===
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* Read [[Create workflow description|here]] for info on how to create a workflow description.
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* More on editing pages on a wiki: [http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Editing editing pages]
  
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===Example workflow descriptions===
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*See [[:Category:Workflow description|workflow descriptions which have been published on this wiki]].
  
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===Workflow references===
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See http://www.connotea.org/group/Workflow/tag/workflow
  
===How to participate===
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===Other resources===
* You need to create a user and log in.
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* To edit a page, just click on edit above a page you want to edit, write something, and then click on Save page.
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* A red link means that the page doesn't exist yet. Click on the link if you want to create it.
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* More about [http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Editing editing pages]
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Wiki for workflow descriptions in [http://no.healthworkflow.idi.ntnu.no/index.php/Hovedside Norwegian]
 
Wiki for workflow descriptions in [http://no.healthworkflow.idi.ntnu.no/index.php/Hovedside Norwegian]

Latest revision as of 11:24, 9 February 2006

NSEP's wiki for healthcare workflow descriptions

Background

This is a wiki for collaborative editing and sharing of descriptions of clinical workflow in healthcare. The aim is to provide a repository for such descriptions and thereby foster the development and refinement of workflow descriptions for use in healthcare systems development projects in the sector and in research (student) projects in medical informatics communities in universities.

Descriptions of health care activities as components in cross-institutional workflow processes has the potential to improve the understanding of care as a continous, interdependent, highly coordinated set of activities. In the context of EHR systems development, descriptions of healthcare workflow can be used to support functional demands and as such, improve EHR functionality and clinical usefulness. Workflow descriptions can also be used in the context of EHR evaluations.

Workflow references

How to participate

  • Read here for info on how to create a workflow description.
  • More on editing pages on a wiki: editing pages

Example workflow descriptions

Workflow references

See http://www.connotea.org/group/Workflow/tag/workflow

Other resources

Wiki for workflow descriptions in Norwegian