Distributed Ad Hoc Cooperation in Healthcare
Author(s): Neumann C, Lenz R
Title edited volumes: Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
Publishing place: Berlin Heidelberg
Publication year: 2013
Title of series: LNAI
Journal issue: 7738
Conference Proceedings Title: Process Support and Knowledge Representation in Healthcare
Pages range: 113-125
Event: BPM 2012 Joint Workshop, ProHealth 2012/KR4HC 2012 Tallinn, Estonia, September 2012
Event location: Tallinn
Start date of the event: 03/09/2012
End date of the event: 03/09/2012
Inter-institutional cooperation among physicians becomes increasingly important. Yet, it is unrealistic to assume that cooperation can be supported via a homogeneous system that is pre-installed in every organization. Instead, physicians will typically have their own autonomous systems that support internal processes. Traditional activity-oriented workflow platforms do not resolve inter-institutional integration challenges. This paper presents an approach for distributed process management, which enables ad hoc cooperation via active electronic documents without the need to integrate local systems. A distributed case file is used to coordinate cooperating parties. Using this case file does not require any preinstalled system components, so genuine ad hoc information exchange is enabled. © Springer-Verlag 2013.
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APA: Neumann, C., & Lenz, R. (2013). Distributed Ad Hoc Cooperation in Healthcare. In Process Support and Knowledge Representation in Healthcare (pp. 113-125). Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-verlag.
MLA: Neumann, Christoph, and Richard Lenz. "Distributed Ad Hoc Cooperation in Healthcare." Proceedings of the BPM 2012 Joint Workshop, ProHealth 2012/KR4HC 2012 Tallinn, Estonia, September 2012, Tallinn Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-verlag, 2013. 113-125.