Are Disease Management Information Systems Disease Specific Enough To Prevent High-Cost Chronic Conditions?

Are Disease Management Information Systems Disease Specific Enough To Prevent High-Cost Chronic Conditions?

The purposes of this assignment are to a) help you effectively use research resources through library data bases and search engines to complete course requirements; b) improve your critical thinking skills; and c) develop your effectiveness in writing about topics relevant to course objectives and healthcare information systems. The paper explores, in greater detail than the required readings and class discussion, any healthcare information system topic identified in the course text or syllabus. Your job is to select a current issue in healthcare information systems, provide the necessary background and your position, along with a conclusion and future direction. I encourage you to select a subject in which you have interest and approach this assignment as a potential publishable work. Your final paper is 13 pages double-spaced (excluding the executive summary, footnotes and references) with a 10 or 12 point font. Tables, graphics, and diagrams must be placed in the paper as attachments. They do not count in the page length. There is no set organizational format for the paper but your work should include, at a minimum, the following: ¢Executive summary (1 page) ¢Background/Introduction ¢Statement and analysis of the issue / case (including your analysis of the sources of the problem, stakeholders, etc¦) ¢Position (a clear statement of what your position on the issue) ¢Support for your position along with anticipated obstacles, stakeholders, and facilitating factors (designed to persuade the reader to your thesis and drawn from evidence and the literature) ¢Conclusion and future direction

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