Control patterns in a health-care network

V Kartseva, J Hulstijn, Jaap Gordijn, Y Tan

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

23 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

To keep a network of enterprises sustainable, inter-organizational control measures are needed to detect or prevent opportunistic behaviour of network participants. We present a requirements engineering method for understanding control problems and designing solutions, based on an economic value perspective. The methodology employs a library of so-called control patterns, inspired by design patterns in software engineering. A control pattern is a generic solution for a common control problem. The usefulness and adequacy of the control patterns is demonstrated by a case study of the governance and control mechanisms of the Dutch public health insurance network for exceptional medical expenses (AWBZ).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)320-343
Number of pages24
JournalEuropean Journal of Information Systems: An official journal of the Operational Research Society
Volume19
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2010
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • governance and control
  • e-health
  • community-based services

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Control patterns in a health-care network'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this