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What strategies should be used for the implementation management and governance of health IT systems?
- Build the Right Team for the Job.
- Engage All Staff from the Get-Go.
- Provide Your Team with the Necessary Resources.
- Leverage Data to Track Success.
- Continue the Conversation.
How can healthcare systems be improved? According to the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), healthcare should be: Safe: Avoid injuries to patients from the care that is intended to help them. Effective: Match care to science; avoid overuse of ineffective care and underuse of effective care. Patient-Centered: Honor the individual and respect choice.
What is necessary for successful implementation of a healthcare IT infrastructure? Successful implementation involves assessing multiple aspects of communication within and outside the health IT system, the integration of its components with one another and its interaction not only with other technology but also the people, processes, and culture of the organization.
What are key challenges of an information systems project implementation in a hospital setting? The key challenges are interoperability, lack of incentives for end users to adopt and implement the technology, and workforce shortage issues (in health IT).