Transforming health care through information


Transforming health care through information

Nancy M. Lorenzi ... [et al.], editors

(Health informatics)

Springer, c2005

2nd ed

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Includes bibliographical references and index



"Transforming Health Care Through Information, Second Edition" draws upon the experience of the foremost experts in medical informatics to address the complex challenges faced when healthcare organizations implement technological changes. This book's case studies illustrate specific and practical solutions employed to overcome such challenges. The key topics include organizational structures; project planning and management; preparing for change; leadership; the role of healthcare providers in technological changes; and more. This book will be an indispensable guide for students and practicing professionals in medical informatics and healthcare administration.


Introduction: Case Studies in Technological Change GEMINI: The Life and Times of a Clinical Information System.- Section I. Organizational Change.- The Web Center: A Case Study in Strategy and Power.- Computers for Kids: Not All Fun and Games.- Managing Change.- Managing Success: An Information System Dilemma at Great Plains Healthcare.- Section II. Implementation.- Developing an Emergency Department Information System.- Implementation of OpChart in West Medical Building.- The Development of the Scientific Computing Center at Vanderbilt University.- Early Implementation Problems of an Integrated Information System Within the White Mountain University Health System.- Implementation of a Web Based Incident Reporting System at Legendary Health System.- Managing Change.- Section III. Economics.- E3 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.- Catch 22: The Case of Utilization Management's Return on Investment Evaluation.- Antimicrobial Utilization Program at the University of Central State Medical Center.- CM Healthcare System: The Case of the Well-Aggregated Patient Data.- Building Consensus: Quality Improvement at Vesalius Health System (VHS).- Section IV. Leadership Issues.- Strategic Informatics: Planning for the Future of AtlanticHealth.- Fix Pharmacy!- Showdown in the Heart of Texas.- Mission Valley Medical Center Physicians Group Practice: The Rumor.- The DNA Donation Project.- Who's in Charge?- Section V. Organizational and Interpersonal Conflict.- The Chief Residents Dilemma.- Death of a Committee.- Whose Job is it Anyway?- Conflict and Leadership Change.- All for the want of a Plan.- Fail to Plan, Plan to Fail.- Founding Fathers Health Corporation: Idealism and the Bottom Line.

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