Performance Improvement Through Information Management

Health Care’s Bridge to Success

  • Marion J. Ball
  • Judith V. Douglas

Part of the Health Informatics book series (HI)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Market Environment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. James Reep, Philip Lohman
      Pages 3-20
    3. Roice D. Luke, Ramesh K. Shukla
      Pages 21-42
    4. Roice D. Luke, Ramesh K. Shukla
      Pages 43-62
  3. Transformational Processes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 63-63
    2. Richard N. Kramer, Judith V. Douglas
      Pages 65-74
    3. Tom Hurley, Donald Tompkins
      Pages 75-83
    4. David Beaulieu
      Pages 84-97
    5. Barbara Hoehn, Leslie Perreault
      Pages 98-109
    6. James R. McPhail, Robert G. Bonstein Jr.
      Pages 110-118
  4. Enabling Technologies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 119-119
    2. Tim Webb, Dale Will
      Pages 121-133
    3. Tom Hurley, Michael Feyen
      Pages 134-143
    4. Briggs T. Pille, Robert K. Antczak
      Pages 144-152
    5. David Dimond, Michael Gorsage, Joseph Casper, Judith V. Douglas
      Pages 153-161
    6. Gordon Heinrich, Gail Hinte
      Pages 162-172
    7. James Reep, Philip Lohman
      Pages 173-188
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 189-204

About this book


Performance Improvement through Information Management highlights performance improvement and business strategies throughout various health care settings, focusing on business drivers and management mechanisms, explaining when, how, and why information technology solutions are of value. Structured on three levels: Market Environment, Transformational Processes, and Enabling Technologies, the text describes the current state of the art of health care and the shape of things to come, and provides practical solutions and strategies for implementing applications of technology within the current context of health care and its transformation. This text will be an invaluable reference to the chief executive officers, chief information officers, senior executives, and board members who are shaping health care today and into the 21st century. Likewise, it will appeal to healthcare administrators and managers, healthcare systems specialists, and students in advanced healthcare professional and academic programs.


Information Technology (IT) Radiologieinformationssystem care computerassistierte Detektion healthcare information management information system information technology management

Editors and affiliations

  • Marion J. Ball
    • 1
  • Judith V. Douglas
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Johns Hopkins University School of NursingBaltimoreUSA
  2. 2.Johns Hopkins University School of NursingUSA
  3. 3.First Consulting GroupBaltimoreUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag New York, Inc 1999
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4612-6800-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4612-0519-7
  • Series Print ISSN 1431-1917
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