Task Network Based Modeling, Dynamic Generation and Adaptive Execution of Patient-Tailored Treatment Plans Based on Smart Process Management Technologies

  • Juan Fdez-Olivares
  • Inmaculada Sánchez-Garzón
  • Arturo González-Ferrer
  • Juan A. Cózar
  • Ana Fdez-Teijeiro
  • Manuel R. Cabello
  • Luis Castillo
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6924)


In this paper we present a knowledge-based, Clinical Decision Support System (OncoTheraper2.0) that provides support to the full life-cycle of both clinical decisions and clinical processes execution in the field of pediatric oncology treatments. The system builds on a previous proof of concept devoted to demonstrate that Hierarchical Planning and Scheduling is an enabling technology to support clinical decisions. The present work describes new issues about the engineering process carried out in the development and deployment of the system in a hospital environment (supported by a knowledge engineering suite named IActive Knowledge Studio, devoted to the development of intelligent systems based on Smart Process Management technologies). New techniques that support the execution and monitoring of patient-tailored treatment plans, as well as, the adaptive response to exceptions during execution are described.


Treatment Plan Electronic Health Record Context Model Clinical Decision Support System Knowledge Engineer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Juan Fdez-Olivares
    • 1
  • Inmaculada Sánchez-Garzón
    • 1
  • Arturo González-Ferrer
    • 1
  • Juan A. Cózar
    • 2
  • Ana Fdez-Teijeiro
    • 3
  • Manuel R. Cabello
    • 4
  • Luis Castillo
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and A.IUniversity of GranadaSpain
  2. 2.Pediatrics Oncology ServiceHospital Complex of JaénSpain
  3. 3.Pediatrics Oncology ServiceHospital Virgen MacarenaSpain
  4. 4.IActive Intelligent SolutionsSpain

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