Understanding variations in pediatric asthma care processes in the emergency department using visual analytics.

Understanding variations in pediatric asthma care processes in the emergency department using visual analytics. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2015 Feb 5; Authors: Basole RC, Braunstein ML, Kumar V, Park H, Kahng M, Chau DH, Tamersoy A, Hirsh DA, Serban N, Bost J, Lesnick B, Schissel BL, Thompson M Abstract Health care delivery processes consist of complex activity sequences spanning organizational, spatial, and temporal boundaries. Care is human-directed so these processes can have wide variations in cost, quality, and outcome making systemic care process analysis, conformance testing, and improvement challenging. We designed and developed an interactive visual analytic process exploration and discovery tool and used it to explore clinical data from 5784 pediatric asthma emergency department patients. PMID: 25656514 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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