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HINF 6235 Health Care Information Technology Business and Finance: Welcome & Course Readings

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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 6235 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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Aggelidis, V. P., & Chatzoglou, P. D. (2008). Methods for evaluating hospital information systems: A literature review. EuroMed Journal of Business, 3(1), 99-118.

Chernew, M. (2010). Bundled payment systems: Can they be more successful this time? Health Services Research, 45(5, Part 1), 1141–1147.

Cliff, B. (2012). Using technology to enhance patient-centered care. Journal of Healthcare Management, 57(5), 301-3.

Finkler, S. (1991). Performance budgeting. Nursing Economic$, 9(6), 401–408.

Ford, E., Menachemi, N., Huerta, T., & Yu, F. (2010). Hospital IT adoption strategies associated with implementation success: Implications for achieving meaningful use. Journal of Healthcare Management / American College of Healthcare Executives, 55(3), 175–188.

Gardner, E. (2010). Taking the plunge. Health Data Management, 18(10), 32–36.

Glaser, J. (2006). IT proposals competing for attention? Learn how to prioritize. hfm (Healthcare Financial Management), 60(7), 92–96.

Goldsmith, J. (2011). Accountable care organizations: The case for flexible partnerships between health plans and providers. Health Affairs, 30(1), 32-40.

Habte M. L., & Rifenbark, K. R. (2012). The stage 2 meaningful use regulations: What hospitals and eligible professionals need to know. Journal of Health Care Compliance, 14(6), 23-28,57.

Jain, S. H., Seidman, J., & Blumenthal, D. (2010). How health plans, health systems, and others in the private sector can stimulate 'meaningful use'. Health Affairs, 29(9), 1667-70.

Jha, A. K. (2010). Meaningful use of electronic health records: The road ahead. Journal of the American Medical Association, 304, 1709–1710.

Nugent, M. (2010). Payment reform, accountable care, and risk: Early lessons for providers. Healthcare Financial Management: Journal of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, 64(10), 38–42. 

Oberlander, J. (2012). Unfinished journey -- A century of health care reform in the United States. The New England Journal of Medicine, 367(7), 585-90.

Parente, S., & Van Horn, R. (2006). Valuing hospital investment in information technology: does governance make a difference?. Health Care Financing Review, 28(2), 31-43.

Scott, M., & Stephen, R. (2010). Effective cost modeling for service line planning. Healthcare Financial Management: Journal of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, 64(5), 64–70, 72. 

Silberman, M. J., & CIark, L. (2012). M-health: The union of technology and healthcare regulations. The Journal of Medical Practice Management: MPM, 28(2), 118-20.

Sussman, J. H., Grube, M. E., & Samaris, D. (2009). Ensuring affordability of your hospital’s strategies. Healthcare Financial Management, 63(5), 42–50. 

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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