Information System Briefing Research Paper

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Information System Briefing Helena Herbert HCS/483 April 9, 2013 Alan Schomaker Information System Briefing This paper is a prepared briefing on an information system requested by the CIO for the health care organization. Information systems play a valuable role in reducing costs and improving outcomes in health care. This briefing identifies the process for selecting and acquiring an information system. This briefing explains how the goals of the organization and stakeholders affect the selection process. This briefing also explains how the organization’s goals drive the selection of the information system. Then, this briefing identifies the roles each organization’s stakeholders play in the selection and…show more content…
This type of process can vary from one organization to another organization. The process requires having a high degree of support from the senior executive team and must be viewed as an organizational priority. The process also requires sufficient staff, time, and resources to be devoted to the process. The system implementation process has a few steps that are required to take in order to get the process running. The steps to this process are organizing the implementation team, identifying a system champion, determining project scopes and expectations, establishing and instituting project…show more content…
This briefing identified the process for selecting and acquiring an information system. This briefing explained how the goals of the organization and stakeholders affect the selection process. This briefing also explained how the organization’s goals drove the selection of the information system. Then, this briefing identified the roles each organization’s stakeholders play in the selection and acquisition process. Information systems continue to evolve as organizations continues to grow and change. No matter how well the system is designed and tested, errors and problems will be detected and changes will always need to be made (Wager, 2009). Reference: Fichman, Kohli, and Krishnan, (September 2011). The Role of Information Systems in Healthcare: Current Research and Future Trends. Vol.22, No.3. Retrieved on April 8, 2013 from http://isr.journal.informs.org/content/22/3/419.full.pdf. Hicks, J. (n.d.) Implementing a New Information System. Retrieved on April 8, 2013 from http://medicaloffice.about.com/od/operations/a/Implementing-A-New-Information-System.htm. Wager, K. A., Lee, F. W., & Glaser, J. P. (2009). Health care information systems: A practical approach for health care management (2nd ed.). San Francisco, CA:

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