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Project Management for Healthcare Information Technology

ISBN: 9780071740531 | 0071740538
Edition: 1st
Format: Paperback
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Pub. Date: 2/22/2011

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Proven strategies for establishing healthcare information technology (HIT) projects, and keeping them running successfullyCo-written by a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and an MD,Project Management for Healthcare Information Technologydemonstrates how to integrate project management principles with HIT to achieve success. The book discusses the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) process groups and knowledge areas and explains how they apply to healthcare. This in-depth guide also goes beyond the PMBOK to the areas of technology and change management to assure that healthcare projects are started properly, are successful, and can be maintained.Project Management for Healthcare Information Technology Written authors who teach a course on Project Management for Healthcare Information Technology and work with more than 5,000 hospitals on this topic Introduces the PMBOK knowledge areasscope, schedule, cost, quality, HR, communications, risk, etc. in relation to healthcare Explains how the PMBOK process groupsinitiation, planning, execution, control, and closingapply to healthcare Incorporates the additional areas of technology and change management to ensure that the project is successful Uses a fictitious ambulatory electronic medical record (EHR) implementation as a case study Includes "lessons learned" and "knowledge checks" throughout the book to reinforce the material coveredComprehensive coverage: Healthcare Challenges Today; Problems with the Solution; HIT Project Management (Definitions, Professional Organizations, Standards); Project, Technology and Change Management Definitions; PMBOK Knowledge Areas; Integration; Scope; Time; Cost; Quality; Human Resources; Communication; Risk; Procurement; IEEE Software Engineering Knowledge Areas; Software Requirements; System Infrastructure; Security; Conversion; Interface; Software Design; Configuration; Test; Transition; Support; Change Management Knowledge Areas; Vision; Leadership; Consensus; Training; Process Improvement; Integrating the Three Management Disciplines; PMI Project Process Groups; Project Initiation; Project Planning; Project Execution; Project Control; Project Closing

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