The Role of Data in Crisis Management Models in the Health Care Context

Hannele Väyrynen, Annamaija Paunu, Nina Helander

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Successful crisis management is consisted of different factors, varying actors and operation environments. Health care system is one of the most critical sectors in societies to operate also in a crisis situation. In the middle of a crisis, digitalization and access to data can have an important role as an enabler. In this paper, the role of data in crisis management models in health care context is studied. The theoretical frame is derived from the crisis management literature review. The study is able to identify the role of data in seven critical elements in crisis management models that need consideration during crisis, namely data has supporting, enabling as well as critical role in technology, strategy, government, adaptation mechanisms, scenarios, security of supply chain and co-operation in crisis management. As a result of the study, different aspects of data in promoting successful crisis management are proposed.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 14th International Joint Conference on Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management
EditorsFrans Coenen, Ana Fred, Joaquim Filipe
Volume1 : KDIR
ISBN (Electronic)978-989-758-614-9
Publication statusPublished - 2022
Publication typeA4 Article in conference proceedings
EventInternational Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval - Valletta, Malta
Duration: 24 Oct 202226 Oct 2022

Publication series

ISSN (Electronic)2184-3228


ConferenceInternational Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval


  • Data, Crisis Management, Crisis Management Model, Information Technology, Health Care

Publication forum classification

  • Publication forum level 0


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