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Book: Project Management for Healthcare Information Technology

Establishing health care information technology projects, and keeping them running

Published: Friday, February 25, 2011 - 15:23

(McGraw-Hill: New York) -- Co-written by a certified project management professional and a medical doctor, Project Management for Healthcare Information Technology (McGraw-Hill, 2011) demonstrates how to integrate project management principles with health care information technology  to achieve success. The book discusses the project management body of knowledge (PMBOK), process groups, and knowledge areas, and explains how they apply to health care. This in-depth guide also goes beyond the PMBOK to the areas of technology and change management to ensure that health care projects are started properly, are successful, and can be maintained.

Project Management for Healthcare Information Technology

• Written by authors who teach a course titled “Project Management for Healthcare Information Technology” and work with more than 5,000 hospitals on this topic
• Introduces the PMBOK knowledge areas—scope, schedule, cost, quality, human resources, communications, and risk in relation to health care
• Explains how the PMBOK process groups—initiation, planning, execution, control, and closing—apply to health care
• Incorporates the additional areas of technology and change management to ensure that the project is successful
• Uses a fictitious ambulatory electronic health record implementation as a case study
• Includes lessons learned and knowledge checks throughout the book to reinforce the material covered

 

Book chapters include:
Healthcare Challenges Today; Problems with the Solution; HIT Project Management (Definitions, Professional Organizations, Standards); Project, Technology and Change Management Definitions; PMBOK Knowledge Areas; Integration; Scope; Time; Cost; Quality; Human Resources; Communication; Risk; Procurement; IEEE Software Engineering Knowledge Areas; Software Requirements; System Infrastructure; Security; Conversion; Interface; Software Design; Configuration; Test; Transition; Support; Change Management Knowledge Areas; Vision; Leadership; Consensus; Training; Process Improvement; Integrating the Three Management Disciplines; PMI Project Process Groups; Project Initiation; Project Planning; Project Execution; Project Control; Project Closing

About the authors

Scott Coplan, PMP, is a project manager, educator, author, and speaker on project management best practices. He is the founder and president of Coplan and Co., a project management software and services firm. Coplan helped Milwaukee Children’s Hospital build its HMO and oversaw implementing more than nine financial, administrative, and clinical applications at three separate Los Angeles County hospitals in both in-patient and ambulatory settings. He holds faculty positions at the University of Washington Schools of Public Health and Medicine, where he teaches health care project management.

Dr. David Masuda is a physician and educator at the University of Washington. During the past 10 years, he developed and delivered courses in clinical care and applied clinical informatics for certificate, masters, and doctoral programs in health administration, medicine, and nursing. He currently develops distance-learning approaches for health care higher education.

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