Describe the current state of health IT governance at your magnet hospital organization?
Taking a Health Informatics course in a graduate nursing program:
Textbook used is Health Informatics An Interprofessional Approach by Ramona Nelson & Nancy Staggers. ISBN:978-0-323-10095-3
p. 376, Discussion Question # 2
Using the Informatics Capability Maturity Model as a guide: Describe the current state of health IT governance at your magnet hospital organization?
The Main points of this Informatics Capability Maturity Model are:
Managing information: senior management sees information as being core to business success and exploits it to improve service quality, efficiency, and productivity
Using business intelligence: executives and managers embrace business intelligence and use it to set and manage business strategy.
Using information technology: IT is a key focus of the business strategy encompassing all aspects and elements of its business provision.
Aligning business and informatics: governance processes support and sustain the integration of strategic business planning and health IT planning.
Managing change: governance arrangements are a core aspect of organizational control, with demonstrable reporting lines to the executive board level and with clear ownership and control responsibilities embedded within the organization.