- Developing and Testing a Model to Predict Outcomes of Organizational
David H Gustafson, Francois
Sainfort, Mary Eichler, Laura Adams, Maureen Bisognano, and Harold Steudel
Health Serv Res. 2003 April; 38(2): 751–776. doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.00143.
- Management matters. Technology succeeds when
management innovates. Frontiers of Health Services Management 2000 Fall;
- Technology projects demand process change (29 minutes).
Advanced learners like you, often need different ways of understanding a
topic. Reading is just one way of understanding. Another way is through writing
about what you have read. The enclosed assessment is designed to get you
to think more about the concepts taught in this session.
- Think through a specific project that you are planning or that you have
seen others plan and complete a risk analysis for the project using the tool
developed in the reading. Include in your report answers to the questions
for the risk analysis tool. Interpret the meaning of the statistics
produced by the tool for your project. Make recommendations regarding what
you can do now to improve the chances of success. Discuss whether risk
assessment process is helpful in managing the project you were planning or
that others have planned.
- List the processes that need to be changed according to the article by
Alemi before a virtual managed care organization can become a successful
business. In each instance, state whether you agree that this business
process must change before online management of patients is successful.
- Search the Internet for a project dashboard. Compare the measures used
to track the project to the measures suggested in the reading on Project
Execution and Control.
- Report of a computer project failure at Mount Sinai Hospital
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