Development of an Information System Architecture for Online Surgery Scheduling

  • Norman SpangenbergEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 263)


This work presents the current state of a PhD thesis about optimizing decision-making in operating room management with an integrated information systems architecture for a decision support system. A design-science research approach is used to develop an architecture that fills the gap for operational decision support by integrating data sources, decision support models and real-time information. After identifying the current state-of-the-art in operational decision support systems, a requirements analysis was started. The first results lead to an architecture in development status. Future work will complete requirements and architecture model and further in a prototypical implementation for evaluation.


Online surgery scheduling Information systems architecture Decision support systems 



This work was funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research within the project Competence Center for Scalable Data Services and Solutions (ScaDS) Dresden/Leipzig (BMBF 01IS14014B) and by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy within the project InnOPlan (BMWI 01MD15002E).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Information Systems InstituteLeipzig UniversityLeipzigGermany

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