The Strategic Application of Information Technology in Health Care Organizations

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 1, 2004 - Medical - 240 pages
This thoroughly revised and updated second edition of The Strategic Application of Information Technology in Health Care Organizations offers health care executives and managers a balanced analysis of health care information systems. Written by John Glaser-a renowned expert in the field of health care information technology-this important resource shows health care professionals how to use IT to reduce costs, respond to the demands of managed care, develop a continuum of care, and manage and improve the quality of service to patients, payers, and physicians.
 

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Contents

1 An Overview of Strategy
1
2 Linkage of IT Strategy to Organizational Strategy
14
3 Internal IT Capabilities and Characteristics
52
4 Examples of IT Strategy
125
5 Conclusion
194
References
197
Index
201
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John P. Glaser, Ph.D., is vice president and chief information officer at Partners HealthCare System, Inc. He was the founding chairman of the College of Health Care Information Management Executives (CHIME) and past president of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). He is a winner of the John Gall CIO of the Year Award from the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society.

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