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asset that is utilized or consumed during the execution of a process


This is an abstract item and should be implemented through one of the concrete specialisations

Term: resource; 
Plural: resources; 


NOTE 1 to entry: resources may include diverse entities such as funding, personnel, facilities, capital equipment, tools, and utilities such as power, water, fuel and communication infrastructures.

NOTE 2 to entry: resources may be reusable, renewable or consumable.


EXAMPLES Time, personnel, human skills and knowledge, equipment, services, supplies, facilities, technology, data, money

UML class diagram

Required associations

Optional associations




    healthcare funds
    healthcare resource
        medicinal product
        medical device
            automatic medical device
        point of care
        healthcare personnel
            healthcare professional

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