Title: Toward a patient-centred and pattern-based workflow for interoperable hospital information systems

Authors: Abdelhak Kaddari; Mohammed Ouçamah Cherkaoui Malki; Said Benomar Elmdeghri

Addresses: FSDM, Math and Informatics Department, University of Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah, BP 1796, Fez, Morocco ' FSDM, Math and Informatics Department, University of Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah, BP 1796, Fez, Morocco ' FSDM, Math and Informatics Department, University of Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah, BP 1796, Fez, Morocco

Abstract: At the time, the proper management of business processes is considered among the potential points that make up the business development debate. Workflow management with service composition in a business process is one of the levers to achieve this goal by acting on the modelling techniques. The adoption of web services platform in medical field did not attain good success. For from the organisational point of view, it is a prerequisite to find a good mechanism that allows the establishment of a good correspondence between the medical activities performed and the functionalities of related web services. We proposed in this paper, the automation approach based on a medical activity reference pattern. This approach includes two interesting steps: the first is presented by automation workflow of the planning task of medical process to be performed on each patient. The second is presented by automation workflow of implementation and management of planned medical processes. We used different business process management (BPM) technologies to achieve the implementation of an intermediate layer between cooperative systems. Our proposal ensures proper organisation of cooperative work and reinforces action's traceability for each stakeholder.

Keywords: interoperability; medical web services; cooperative systems; medical processes; pattern-based workflow; reference activity pattern.

DOI: 10.1504/IJMEI.2017.085049

International Journal of Medical Engineering and Informatics, 2017 Vol.9 No.3, pp.237 - 252

Available online: 10 Apr 2017 *

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