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HINF 6115 U.S. Health System: Welcome & Course Readings

Welcome to your course guide

Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

HINF 6115 Required Course Readings

The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Anderson, G. F., Hussey, P. S., Frogner, B. K., & Waters, H. R. (2005). Health spending in the United States and the rest of the industrialized world. Health Affairs, 24(4), 903–914.

Committee on Quality of Health Care in America, & Institute of Medicine. (2001). Crossing the quality chasm: A new health system for the 21st century. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press.

Levy, G., Blumberg, N., Kreiss, Y., Ash, N., & Merin, O. (2010). Application of information technology within a field hospital deployment following the January 2010 Haiti earthquake disaster. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 17(6), 626–630.

Longo, D. R., Hewitt, J. E., Ge, B., & Schubert, S. (2007). Hospital patient safety: Characteristics of best-performing hospitals. Journal of Healthcare Management, 52(3), 188–205.

McFadden, K. L., Stock, G. N., & Gowen, C. R. (2006). Exploring strategies for reducing hospital errors. Journal of Healthcare Management, 51(2), 123–135.

Menachemi, N., Saunders, C., Chukmaitov, A., Matthews, M. C., & Brooks, R. G. (2007). Hospital adoption of information technologies and improved patient safety: A study of 98 Hospitals in Florida. Journal of Healthcare Management, 52(6), 398–410.

Thorpe, K. E., Florence, C. S., Howard, D. H., & Joski, P. (2005). The rising prevalence of treated disease: Effects on private health insurance spending. Health Affairs, 24, 317–325.

Other Readings

Optional or supplemental readings may or may not be available in the library. Find further information about optional readings here.

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