Hitech Act Essay

1576 Words Aug 3rd, 2015 7 Pages
Healthcare and health information technology (health IT) are undergoing transformative change at an unprecedented pace. Strategic planning has become a major discussion point among CIOs, CTOs, CMIOs, and IT Directors. Whether it is implementing enterprise-wide electronic health record (EHR) systems, working toward compliance with the “meaningful use” EHR Incentive Program, enabling patients’ involvement through PHRs, transitioning to ICD-10, establishing insurance exchanges, becoming an accountable care organization, or even deploying a medical home, healthcare executives are confronted with a confluence of high-priority initiatives.
It is imperative to view health IT strategically from an IT management perspective (Tan). Based on
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We must consider political, economic, social, educational, environmental trends, if any. Capturing insights from organizational leadership and industry thought leaders Harnessing an organization innovation capacity as well. One of the largest components I see is communication. Communicate, communicate, and communicate (Whickham). Develop coherent strategic plan messaging

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