Annotated Bibliography BUSI 512

Annotated Bibliography BUSI 512 - THOMPSON, S., & DEAN,...

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Communications of the ACM , 52 (6), 118-121. Retrieved from Academic Search Complete database. Information systems have become more commonplace in health care; however, the topics covered in the article address many opportunities to improve efficiency, productivity, and quality that remain. A number of factors, ranging from limited resources to heavy government regulation, contribute to the slow adoption of information systems by health care organizations. Also, Congress, with the support of President Bush, is debating several bills designed to promote so-called “e-health care.” Indeed, much of the current push for e-health care receives bipartisan support. In order to move forward with large scale IT initiatives, the health care industry needs at least two things: standards and money. Crean, K. . (2010). Accelerating Innovation In Information And Communication Technology For Health. Health Affairs, 29(2), 278-83. Retrieved April 5, 2010, from ProQuest Medical Library. (Document ID: 1970293541). The article addresses a worldwide approach to inventors are creating information and communication technology applications and systems that can improve health for people in disparate settings. Also, addresses that it is very difficult to find investment funding needed to create business models to expand and develop the prototype technologies. Furthermore, a comprehensive, long-term investment strategy for e-health and m-health is identified. The article then goes onto talking about a field of social entrepreneurship that offers an integrated approach to develop needed investment models, so that innovations can reach more patients, more effectively. Concluding is specialized financing techniques and sustained support from investors can spur the expansion of mature technologies to larger markets, accelerating global health impacts. Bl . (2010). E-Health Technologies Show Promise In Developing Countries. Health Affairs, 29(2), 244-51. Retrieved April 5, 2010, from ProQuest Medical Library. (Document ID: 1970293481). This bibliography provides evidence that e-health-using information technology to manage patient care-can have a positive impact in developing countries. The articles systematic review of evaluations of e-health implementations in developing countries found that systems that improve communication between institutions, assist in ordering and managing medications, and help monitor and detect patients who might abandon care show promise. Furthermore, the source addresses that with the rapid growth of e-health in developing countries, there is clearly an
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