Mining Level of Control in Medical Organizations

Calimli O., Türkeli S., Eken E. G., Gonen H. E.

25th European Medical Informatics Conference (MIE), İstanbul, Turkey, 31 August - 03 September 2014, vol.205, pp.328-332 identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 205
  • Doi Number: 10.3233/978-1-61499-432-9-328
  • City: İstanbul
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.328-332
  • Istanbul Technical University Affiliated: Yes


In literature of strategic management, there are three layers of control defined in organizational structures. These layers are strategic, tactical and operational, in which resides senior, medium level and low level managers respectively. In strategic level, institutional strategies are determined according to senior managers' perceived state of organization. In tactical level, this strategy is processed into methods and activities of a business management plan. Operational level embodies actions and functions to sustain specified business management plan. An acknowledged lead organization in Turkish medical area is examined using case study and data mining method in the scope of this paper. The level of decisions regarded in managerial purposes evaluated through chosen organization's business intelligence event logs report. Hence specification of management level importance of medical organizations is made. Case study, data mining and descriptive statistical method of taken case's reports present that positions of "Chief Executive Officer", "Outpatient Center Manager", "General Manager", monitored and analyzed functions of operational level management more frequently than strategic and tactical level. Absence of strategic management decision level research in medical area distinguishes this paper and consequently substantiates its significant contribution.