Healthcare Software Process Model - Doctoral Consortium

Marie Travers


Software can provide opportunities for innovation and competitive differentiation. There are challenges to this, for example software in products increases complexity and, in turn, can compromise quality. By improving process efficiencies, industries are able to focus on areas such as innovation and reduce time to market. Health Information Systems (HIS) are used in healthcare to make decisions on: -Diagnosis and treatment -Financial and administrative matters -Best practices -Manipulation of clinical data which needs to be secure, accurate and timely Developing Health Information Systems (HIS) is a complex task for a number of reasons. For example healthcare mistakes can have serious consequences that can affect patients’ lives as well as having a high financial cost all within a highly regulated industry Currently there is no comprehensive methodology for developing HIS. Relevant HIS regulations state what needs to be done to comply but not how. Technology is evolving quickly.


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Travers M. (2016). Healthcare Software Process Model - Doctoral Consortium . In Doctoral Consortium - DCBIOSTEC, ISBN , pages 35-39

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author={Marie Travers},
title={Healthcare Software Process Model - Doctoral Consortium},
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JO - Doctoral Consortium - DCBIOSTEC,
TI - Healthcare Software Process Model - Doctoral Consortium
SN -
AU - Travers M.
PY - 2016
SP - 35
EP - 39
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