Week 3 New Healthcare Technology Implementation Plan
Using the change management plan of your choice, develop an implementation plan for a new healthcare technology of your choice. Along with your submitted implementation plan, include a reflection that answers the question: How did the change management theory inform your decisions regarding implementation of the healthcare technology? Your implementation plan should be two to three pages in length and your reflection at least one page, not including the title and reference pages. Compose your plan in APA format, citing one to two scholarly references. Examples of scholarly sources include professional journal articles and books obtained from library databases, national guidelines, and informatics organizations, published within the last five years.
Week 1 EHR Implementation Pros/Cons Essay
Write an essay detailing the benefits and potential consequences of implementation of a new EHR platform within a healthcare setting. Your essay should be two to three pages in length. Compose your essay in APA format with a title page, introduction, conclusion, and reference page. Cite one to two scholarly references in APA format. An abstract is not necessary. Examples of scholarly sources include professional journal articles and books obtained from library databases, national guidelines, and informatics organizations, published within the last five years.
Week 1 discussion
Compare and contrast the structure of the first EHR versus the current EHR system.
Describe two benefits and two challenges of the EHR. Name two strategies to address the challenges of the EHR.
Week 2 discussion
Explain what NIC, NOC, and NANDA are and how you currently utilize them in your nursing practice. If you do not utilize them, explain why and what you use in replacement.
After reviewing the nursing informatics scope and standards, which two standards are you strongest in and why? Which two standards could you improve and how will you accomplish this?
Week 3 discussion
Take a position on whether the ANCC or the AMIA certification is better in healthcare informatics. What led you to that determination?
Choose a change management theory and describe how you would apply it to the implementation of a new healthcare technology in your area/speciality of nursing.
Week 4 discussion
What are two strategies you could employ to engage patients with the use of healthcare technologies? How would you assess the effectiveness of these strategies?
Describe how you can utilize healthcare informatics in the generation and discovery of new knowledge.
Week 5 discussion
Describe how you would utilize health informatics to enhance a specific area of public health. How would you assess outcomes related to the utilization of health informatics in public health.
Describe an innovative technology in the healthcare setting in which you are currently practicing. Name two benefits and two limitations of this technology.
Week 6 discussion
Describe the relationship between meaningful use and health information exchange.
Name five of the top challenges in healthcare informatics and discuss at least two strategies to address these challenges
Week 7 discussion
What is the relationship between nursing informatics and interdisciplinary departments in utilizing healthcare informatics and technology?
Name two obstacles in implementing healthcare informatics in non-acute healthcare settings. What are four strategies that may help to overcome these obstacles?
Week 8 discussion
Compare and contrast two different roles in nursing informatics.
Discuss two trends in healthcare informatics and what competencies nursing informaticists will need to successfully support these trends