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9781640551916

Information Technology for Healthcare Managers, Ninth edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9781640551916

  • ISBN10:

    1640551913

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2020-08-01
  • Publisher: HEALTH ADMINISTRATION PRESS

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Summary

Though healthcare is largely technology driven, the deployment of health information technology (HIT) has occurred in waves rather than a steady flow, and usually in response to government mandates. This emergent HIT strategy has culminated in highly complex and dynamic systems crafted over many years using products from multiple vendors. Healthcare organizations are now focused on big data aggregated from myriad data-producing applications both in and beyond the enterprise. Healthcare leaders must position themselves to leverage the new opportunities that arise from HIT’s ascendance and to mine the vast amount of available data for competitive advantage. Where can they turn for insight? With the unique advantage of both academic and real-world experience in HIT leadership, the authors of Information Technology for Healthcare Managers blend management theory, cutting-edge tech knowledge, and a thorough grounding in the healthcare applications of technology. Opinions abound on technology’s best uses for society, but healthcare organizations need more than opinion—they need knowledge and strategy. This book will help leaders combine tech savvy with business savvy for sustainable success in a dynamic environment.

Author Biography

Gerald L. Glandon, PhD, was president and CEO of the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) from 2013 to 2019. Previously, Dr. Glandon was professor and chair of the Department of Health Services Administration at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Donna J. Slovensky, PhD, RHIA, FAHIMA, is professor and senior associate dean for academic and faculty affairs in the School of Health Professions at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). She holds secondary appointments in the Department of Management in the UAB Collat School of Business, the Graduate School, and the School of Medicine’s Center for Outcomes and Effectiveness Research and Education. Detlev H. Smaltz, PhD, LFACHE, FHIMSS, is the founder, president, and CEO of CIO Consult LLC. Dr. Smaltz has more than 30 years of experience in healthcare management.

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