Assess Workflows

Assess workflows and adjust them, if necessary

1. Examples of flowcharts

  • Physician Assistant (PA) Office Visit (PDF, 21KB)
  • Nurse Only Visit (PDF, 21KB)

2. Why and how do we assess workflow using flowcharts postimplementation?

You have now implemented your health IT system.

If you incur workflow-related problems you should assess the pertinent workflows and make any necessary adjustments to ensure the flowcharts accurately represent the new and updated workflows in your clinic.

3. What are the benefits of reviewing and modifying flowcharts postimplementation?

By comparing planned versus actual flowcharts post-implementation you can make any necessary adjustments to workflow in an attempt to minimize negative consequences on the clinicians, administrative staff, and others who work in the clinic.