Monthly Archives: May 2012

New Process Mining Tool Debuts: Healthcare Opportunities Abound!

Process mining time-stamped data from electronic health records (EHRs) and other health IT systems promises new methods to systematically improve patient care processes and workflow usability. It can discover evidence-based process models, or maps, from time-stamped user and patient behavior. It can detect deviations from intended process models relevant to minimizing medical error and maximizing [...]

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My Virtual Graduate Degree in Computational Linguistics and Natural Language Processing

Besides “real” degrees in Accountancy, Industrial Engineering, Intelligent Systems and Medicine (among which I have great fun exploring connections), I have an additional “virtual” graduate degree. I’ve not mentioned it here, because, well, until recently I hadn’t really noodled how it fits into this blog’s brand: EHR Workflow Management Systems. I think I figured it out. I’ll [...]

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