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Health care organizations (HCOs) are complex systems. They train and organize resources such as staff, manage buildings full of medical equipment such as hospital beds, x-ray machines, and intravenous pumps, and provide services such as diagnosis, surgery, and a host of treatments. The end game is to maintain good health, return those with illness/injury to optimal health, and allocate a scarce resource. Management for these complex systems used to hold business degrees. Increasingly, they are being required to hold degrees in health care leadership. Emerging health systems require increasing sophistication from leaders who understand how to work in teams, optimize use of staff, and create a shared vision of the future.
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Illustrate the 7 challenges in health care.
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Each week, you will be asked to respond to the prompt or prompts in the discussion forum. Your initial post should be 75-150 words in length, and is due on Sunday. By Tuesday, you should respond to two additional posts from your peers.
Health information technology
Modern computer science presents opportunities for individuals, clinicians, and payers to have a fuller picture of a patient’s health history, streamlining and enabling informed decision making. No longer in paper form, health information is increasingly ready to be transmitted electronically and analyzed using sophisticated software that increase the quality of care for patients. At the same time, this environment also poses new challenges and opportunities for protecting individually identifiable health information as hackers are always looking to compromise systems.
Investigate health information technology (HIT) organizations
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