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HIT or Miss: Lessons Learned from Health Information Technology Implementations Jonathan Leviss

HIT or Miss: Lessons Learned from Health Information Technology Implementations

Jonathan Leviss

Published March 1st 2013
ISBN : 9781584263975
Paperback
242 pages
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The second edition of HIT or Miss: Lessons Learned from Health Information Technology Implementations, combines the 17 case studies, from the first edition which highlighted specific failures in health information technology projects, with 17 newMoreThe second edition of HIT or Miss: Lessons Learned from Health Information Technology Implementations, combines the 17 case studies, from the first edition which highlighted specific failures in health information technology projects, with 17 new cases- including examples of hospitals and practices pursuing Meaningful Use objectives. The causes of failure in the cases originate from leadership missteps, technical problems, planning mistakes, failure to engage clinicians effectively, and other errors that can be avoided. Cases are organized by type of focus (hospital care, ambulatory care, and community). Each case provides analysis by an author who was involved in the project plus the insight of an HIT expert. HIT or Miss presents a model to discuss HIT failures in a safe and protected manner, providing an opportunity to focus on the lessons offered by a failed initiative as opposed to worrying about potential retribution for exposing a project as having failed. Access expert insight into key obstacles that must be overcome to leverage IT and modernize and transform healthcare. Key Features Cases categorized by type of project (such as, CPOE, Barcode medica- tion administration) and causes of failure (such as, technical, system design, governance) Each case includes both authors analysis, editors commentary, as well as lessons learned Appendices include an easily searchable listing of cases by project type and lessons learned, as well as an extensive bibliography of resources and suggested readings