The Strategic Application of Information Technology in Health Care Organizations (3rd ed.)

International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance

ISSN: 0952-6862

Article publication date: 6 September 2011

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(2011), "The Strategic Application of Information Technology in Health Care Organizations (3rd ed.)", International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance, Vol. 24 No. 7. https://doi.org/10.1108/ijhcqa.2011.06224gaa.015

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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The Strategic Application of Information Technology in Health Care Organizations (3rd ed.)

Article Type: Recent publications From: International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance, Volume 24, Issue 7

John P. Glaser and Claudia SalzbergJossey-Bass2011ISBN-13: 978-0-470-63941-2

Keywords: Information technology in healthcare, Healthcare leadership, Information strategies, Healthcare reform

This new edition of The Strategic Application of Information Technology in Health Care Organizations offers a peerless guide for health care leaders to understand information technology (IT) strategic planning and implementation. Filled with illustrative case studies, the book explores the link between overall strategy and information technology strategy. It discusses organizational capabilities, such as change management, that have an impact on an organization’s overall IT effectiveness, and a wide range of IT strategy issues. The book covers emerging trends such as personalized medicine; service-oriented architecture; the ramification of changes in care delivery models; and the IT strategies necessary to support public health.

Contents include:

  • an overview of strategy;

  • linkage of IT strategy to organizational strategy;

  • the information technology asset;

  • information technology-centric organizational capabilities and characteristics;

  • strategy considerations and conclusions;

  • high performance medicine;

  • personalized medicine;

  • service-oriented architecture for electronic health records;

  • health care reform;

  • population health; and

  • synthesis of information technology strategy.