When doing the laundry, you put the laundry in the hamper, sort it by color and fabric type, wash it according to its type, dry it, and fold it. Every person has a different way of actually doing the laundry. One person might not sort it into colors but rather into lights and darks. Another person might just put it all together and press start, not checking the settings on the machine. The garment industry provides us with an ideal process—the perceived process as shown in the laundry guide below. The Laundry Process Module 1 ... 12 of 22 1/22/2019, 6:56 PM
Even though most people might think that they follow these care instructions (the perceived process), they actually do it quite differently (the reality or as-is process) and may not even know what these symbols mean. So each version of the process for doing laundry is: What we're told we should do by the care instructions What we really do, and What we ideally should do under an improved process This same kind of thinking can be applied to a healthcare organization doing BPR when implementing an EHR. There are several basic steps involved in the creation of a process map. Importance of Improving Process Workflow Module 1 ... 13 of 22 1/22/2019, 6:56 PM
Benefits of doing BPR as part of implementing an EHRBPR can be a complex, time-consuming exercise. So why do it? The benefits of BPR coupled with the benefits of implementing an
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- Spring '19
- Health care provider, Electronic health record