Factors that hinder the implementation of process flow solutions in healthcare - Empirical findings from four emergency departments
Paper i proceeding, 2010
This paper investigates factors that hinder the implementation of process flow solutions in healthcare. Empirical findings are based on case studies from four emergency departments. A qualitative research method was used. The main factors can be categorized into following areas: management on strategic and operational level, professional hierarchies and traditions, existing knowledge paradigm. These areas are connected to a multifaceted customer conception with differing perceptions on what are value-creating activities which lead to insufficient patient focus in the implementation.
Process flow solutions