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Process mining vs. data mining

In this post, I will try to highlight key differences between process mining and data mining, and explain why we should be paying greater attention than we currently are to the former.

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Optimizing distributed processes locally, and why it may not be a good idea

In healthcare, many tend to work in silos, through narrow specialization or a physical area of focus, be it the ED, an OR, the Cath Lab, Labor and Delivery, and so on. As such, staff driven to reduce harm and waste embark on process improvement (PI), frequently thinking that fixing their own workflows and work-spaces will do. This is often not the case, and bears rethinking from a broader perspective.
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