The Impact Of Information Technology On Small, Medium, And Large Hospitals: Quality, Safety, And Financial Metrics

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Title: The Impact Of Information Technology On Small, Medium, And Large Hospitals: Quality, Safety, And Financial Metrics
Author: Bourgeois Roberts, Stacy Alicia
Abstract: This study focuses on the role of information technologies in healthcare , and investigates the relationship of IT sophistication to patient safety , healthcare quality , and financial performance in Texas acute care hospitals . A value /supply chain perspective guides the development of a general model that integrates hospitals' IT sophistication with their patient and financial outcomes . From the model emerge hypotheses that are tested using the structural equation modeling approach , taking into account differences in outcomes across small , medium , and large hospitals . Our testing and comparisons give insight into the dynamics of health information technology and provide specific direction for practitioners and future research .
URI: http : / /hdl .handle .net /10106 /703
Date: 2008-04-22

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The Impact Of Information Technology On Small, Medium, And Large Hospitals: Quality, Safety, And Financial Metrics. Available electronically from http : / /hdl .handle .net /10106 /703 .

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