Monthly Archives: May 2014

Business Process Management In the PCAST Systems Engineering in Health Care Report

I’m delighted to see Business Process Management (BPM) cited in the recent PCAST Systems Engineering in Health Care report Better Healthcare and Lower Costs: Accelerating Improvement Through Systems Engineering.

Systems Engineering used to be called Industrial Engineering. I have a graduate degree in IE. My old department at the University of Illinois is now called [...]

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I’m Speaking On BPM, Case Management and US Healthcare at BPM & Case Management Global Summit

On June 16th I’m presenting BPM and Case Management: US Healthcare Wants You, But May Not Know It, Yet at the BPM & Case Management Global Summit (archive) here in DC. I hope to meet you and talk shop! I’ll be tweeting about my presentation and the conference, so I hope we can “tweet shop” [...]

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Business Process Management’s Royal Road to Healthcare Runs Through Care Coordination

I see convergence between care coordination platforms and business process management tech used to implement them. The following slide crystalized this for me.
#ACO needs 1 Common #EHR 2 Data warehouse 3 Care coordination platform (IMO shld use workflow tech) #hcbizintel pic.twitter.com/LxP9iVmgS9
— Charles Webster, MD (@wareFLO) April 16, 2014

An Accountable Care Organization, or ACO, is [...]

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My Excellent Google Glass, BPM, Healthcare Adventure: Appian World 2014 Trip Report

Anyone who follows me on Twitter, or reads more than one of my blog posts, knows I’m the self-styled King Of All Workflow In Healthcare. It’s good-natured ironic puffery dedicated to a good cause. Healthcare has a workflow problem: why not use workflow technology (AKA Business Process Management, or BPM) to solve it, or at [...]

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