Investment in information technology, by healthcare organizations is growing rapidly. These organizations view information technology as a critical contributor to their strategies and plans to integrate care, reduce costs and respond to a complex reimbursement environment. The development of thoughtful, focused and realistic IT strategies has become a primary management concern and focus. The aggregate capital projections for these systems often convey staggering numbers. The percentage of the organization's overall capital and operating budgets devoted to information systems appear to be increasing and is on its ways to being double current percentages. While organizational leadership understands that these numbers are becoming common, information systems and operating budget requests carry sticker shock and are often growing much faster than any other segment of the budget. The Strategic Application of Information Technology in Healthcare Organizations provides a thorough analysis and discussion of the form, scope and issues associated with the strategic application of information technology in healthcare organizations. The book is intended to improve the ability of the leadership of the healthcare orgnaizations to invest strategically and thoughtfully in information technology. It also focuses on strategies and strategic thinking in the planning and implementation of information technology for provider organizations.
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Book Description Mcgraw-Hill (Tx), 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0071346317
Book Description Mcgraw-Hill (Tx), 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0071346317