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Avoiding the F word (Failure) in HIT projects


Here is a good set of recommendations for any project.

Health IT Project Success and Failure: Recommendations from Literature and an AMIA Workshop
Bonnie Kaplan and Kimberly D. Harris-Salamone  doi:10.1197/jamia.M2997
Link to pre print pdf

Sandi Mitchell from Johns Hopkins represented pharmacoinformatics. Nice going Sandi!

While recognizing that there still are technical issues related to functionality and interoperability, discussion affirmed the emerging consensus that problems are due to sociologic, cultural, and financial issues, and hence, are more managerial than technical.

Related Blog post from the HCRenwal blog – highly recommended blog to follow.

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