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Towards a Pathway-Based Clinical Cancer Registration in Hospital Information Systems

  • Michael HeßEmail author
  • Monika Kaczmarek
  • Ulrich Frank
  • Lars-Erik Podleska
  • Georg Taeger
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9485)

Abstract

The clinical cancer registration constitutes a major source of data used to support the cancer research. However, providing data to cancer registries usually requires additional effort, as the automated extraction of the required data from the already existing clinical documentation is often not possible. In this paper, we show how the conceptual models of clinical pathways (CPs), created using the domain-specific modeling language extended with the data models reconstructed based on the common oncological basic data set, can support a model-based design and development of process-oriented hospital information systems and contribute to enhancing the data-quality and efficiency of clinical cancer registration.

Keywords

Multi-Perspective Hospital Modeling DSML Cancer registration 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Heß
    • 1
    Email author
  • Monika Kaczmarek
    • 1
  • Ulrich Frank
    • 1
  • Lars-Erik Podleska
    • 2
  • Georg Taeger
    • 2
  1. 1.Research Group Information Systems and Enterprise ModelingUniversity of Duisburg-EssenEssenGermany
  2. 2.Division of Sarcoma Surgery, Department of General-, Visceral- and Transplant Surgery, West German Cancer Center, University Hospital University of Duisburg-EssenEssenGermany

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