Service delivery innovation for hospital emergency management using rich organizational modelling

Yogit Dhakal, Moshiur Bhuiyan, P. W.C. Prasad, Aneesh Krishna

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The purpose of this article is to identify and assess service delivery issues within a hospital emergency department and propose an improved model to address them. Possible solutions and options to these issues are explored to determine the one that best fits the context. In this article, we have analysed the emergency department’s organizational models through i* strategic dependency and rational modelling technique before proposing updated models that could potentially drive business process efficiencies. The results produced by the models, framework and improved patient journey in the emergency department were evaluated against the statistical data revealed from a reputed government organization related to health, to ensure that the key elements of the issues such as wait time, stay time/throughput, workload and human resource are resolved. The result of the evaluation was taken as a basis to determine the success of the project. Based on these results, the article recommends implementing the concept on actual scenario, where a positive result is achievable.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1412-1433
Number of pages22
JournalHealth Informatics Journal
Issue number4
Early online dateApr 2018
Publication statusPublished - 01 Dec 2019


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