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Definition

healthcare evaluation where healthcare processes are systematically assessed against requirements

 

This is a concrete item and can be implemented directly

Term: healthcare process evaluation; 
Plural: healthcare process evaluations; 

Notes

NOTE 1 The outputs of clinical processes are evaluated in a clinical process outcome evaluation.

NOTE 2 Requirements are defined as a combination of needs and expectations that are stated, generally implied or obligatory. The needs can be represented by, for example, target conditions, goals for resource consumption, compliance to guidelines, etc. The expectations can be represented by the perceptions of the outcomes from each of the involved healthcare actor’s perspective (i.e. subject of care and healthcare professionals).

Examples

Diagrammatic representation

Simple graph - healthcare process evaluation

Required associations

a number of healthcare process evaluations evaluates one or more healthcare processes

Optional associations