- Review this week’s Learning Resources for insights on the long-term, widespread success of health care informatics projects.
- Consider how an organization can maintain a workflow’s efficiency and effectiveness once a change is implemented.
- Examine the long-term and organizational factors and issues mentioned above. How do these factors impact the enduring, widespread success of a project in the health care setting?
- What strategies could be used to address or accommodate these factors and issues? For example, help-desk support, regular training modules.
With this information in mind:
By Day 3
Post an explanation of how organizational considerations can affect the long-term success of a project implemented to improve workflow. Select 2–3 specific factors or issues and explain how they might impact the successful long-term implementation of a project. Identify at least one strategy for addressing each factor or issue you selected. Justify your response.
Use these references:
Dennis, A., Wixom, B. H., & Roth, R. M. (2015). Systems analysis and design (6th ed.). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
Gruber, D., Cummings, G. G., Leblanc, L., & Smith, D. L. (2009). Factors influencing outcomes of clinical information systems implementation: A systematic review. Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 27(3), 151–163.
Pfortmiller, D. T., Mustain, J. M., Lowry, L. W., & Wilhoit, K. W. (2011). Preparing for organizational change: Project: SAFETYfirst. Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 29(4), 230–236.
Sansmeier, J. (2011). Transforming nursing practice through technology and informatics. Nursing Management, 42(11), 20–23.