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Business Process Management Notations within Business Process Management
Business process management notation (BPMN) is an initiative to increase standardization within process modeling. What are the principles of BPMN, and what is

flow diagrams  display activities and work flow in the order of execution. The user simply models the events that occur from the start of a process, all the way through to the end result, with the notations defined by BPMN standards. Understanding the Principles of BPMN To be able to understand the principle of BPMN, organizations should know what makes a business process diagram BPMN-compliant. What are the basic elements used within BPMN? These graphical objects enable easy development of business diagrams and flow

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HCIMS - Clinical Information System RFI/RFP Template

ADT (admission, discharge, and transfer), Global Requirements, Patient Information, Orders, Plan of Care, Work Plan, Kardex and Summary, Flow Sheets and Vitals, MAR and Medications, Critical Care, L&D Fetal Monitoring, Clinical Record, Reference and Reports, HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act), Interfaces, Ease of Use, Technical and Support, and Product Technology  

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