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The BP-M* Methodology for Process Analysis in the Health Sector

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Author(s): Antonio Di Leva | Salvatore Femiano

Journal: Intelligent Information Management
ISSN 2160-5912

Volume: 03;
Issue: 02;
Start page: 56;
Date: 2011;
Original page

Keywords: Methodology for Business Process Analysis | Process Simulation and Reengineering | Care Path-way

ABSTRACT
In this paper we present the main phases of the BP-M* methodology and its application to a care pathway for patients in the Oncology Division of a large hospital, to evaluate pros and cons of different drug administration modalities and the impact of these modalities to the organizational process. BP-M* has been developed for the manufacturing sector but the relevance of business modeling, analysis and reorganization is not restricted to a specific sector. The aim of this work is to show its application to a real life study of a complex process in the health sector.
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