2004 EHR WfMS Tutorial Slide 40-41: Example: Deleting Task Changes EMR EHR Workflow Without Reprogramming

From 2004 to 2006 I gave an annual three-hour tutorial about EHR Workflow Management Systems (WfMSs). While some terminology is dated (for example, WfMSs are now called Business Process Management Systems), the concepts are even more relevant today. P.S. I’ve been a HIMSS Social Media Ambassador for six years in a row. Join me on Twitter at @wareFLO to to help spread the the message: Viva la Workflow! (Take me to the beginning of these slides!)

If you want to test whether this really is a workflow management system ask the demonstrator to take you to the process definition that drove the sequence of screens that was the basis of the encounter you just observed.

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Ask for them to delete a step, such as allergies, and then go back into the encounter and see of the encounter behavior of the electronic health record workflow management system changes in exactly the way that would be predicted if there is workflow engine that is executing the process definition that just changed.

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From 2004 to 2006 I gave an annual three-hour tutorial about EHR Workflow Management Systems (WfMSs). While some terminology is dated (for example, WfMSs are now called Business Process Management Systems), the concepts are even more relevant today. P.S. I’ve been a HIMSS Social Media Ambassador for six years in a row. Join me on Twitter at @wareFLO to to help spread the the message: Viva la Workflow! (Take me to the beginning of these slides!)

Related links:

(2006 EHR WfMS Tutorial) Slide 48-55: EMR EHR Usability Principles and Workflow: Flexibility

(There much more content about this topic in the 2006 tutorial.)

TEPR 2004 EHR Workflow Management System Slides

Based on the slide deck used for three-hour tutorial at the 2004 TEPR conference in Fort Lauderdale.

TEPR 2006 EHR Workflow Management Systems Slides

Based on the slide deck used for three-hour tutorial at the 2006 TEPR Conference in Baltimore.

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