Discuss at least three of the barriers faced by health care leaders in adopting health information systems. Can these barriers be prevented? Explain your answer.

Adopting Health Information Systems

Many health care leaders struggle with identifying the advantages and/or disadvantages when adopting a new or improving a current health information system. Many organizations are opting out of acquiring a new health information system due to the high monetary cost. Meanwhile, other health care organizations face resistance from their employees and other stakeholders when there is new system implementation. Overall, system acquisition is a challenge for most health care leaders.

Review each of the following articles:

  • Managing the data explosion
  • Catholic health partners to acquire Kaiser Permanente Ohio
  • Mergers and acquisitions may be hazardous to health IT

In a minimum of 300 words, refer to these articles (above) as you answer the following questions in your initial post:

 

  • Discuss at least three of the barriers faced by health care leaders in adopting health information systems. Can these barriers be prevented? Explain your answer.
  • Discuss some options that are available for health information system acquisition.
  • Discuss systems of checks and balances could be used to eliminate or reduce resistance.
  • Discuss how culture and/or behavioral factors influence acquisition.

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·         MHA 616 Week 1 Assignment ( Health Information System Topic Selection )

·         MHA 616 Week 1 Discussion 1 ( Health Information Systems’ Role )

·         MHA 616 Week 1 Discussion 2 ( Health Information System Gaps and Parities )

·         MHA 616 Week 2 Assignment ( Case Analysis Systems Acquisition )

·         MHA 616 Week 2 Discussion 1 ( Leading Health Information Systems )

·         MHA 616 Week 2 Discussion 2 ( Adopting Health Information )

·         MHA 616 Week 3 Assignment ( Systems Gaps and Parities )

·         MHA 616 Week 3 Discussion 1 ( Data Versus Information )

·         MHA 616 Week 3 Discussion 2 ( Predicting Gaps and Parities )

·         MHA 616 Week 4 Assignment ( Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Violations )

·         MHA 616 Week 4 Discussion 1 ( Laws for Health Information Systems )

·         MHA 616 Week 4 Discussion 2 ( Organizations that Endorse Patient Safety )

·         MHA 616 Week 5 Assignment ( Initial Proposal )

·         MHA 616 Week 5 Discussion 1 ( System Development Lifecycle )

·         MHA 616 Week 5 Discussion 2 ( Electronic Health Records Acquisition )

·         MHA 616 Week 6 Assignment ( Final Proposal and Presentation )

·         MHA 616 Week 6 Discussion 1 ( Leading Health Information System Implementation )

·         MHA 616 Week 6 Discussion 2 ( Final Review )