Project Management for Healthcare Informatics

Hardcover | November 30, 2007

bySusan Houston, Lisa Anne Bove

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Through its use of real clinical examples, this book provides an explanation of the project management process tailored for nurses. It first describes, in detail, the project management process along with its relationship to the phases of the project life cycle. Coverage includes the tools available to successfully complete each phase of the project management process and advance the project life cycle. With the aid of case studies and project examples, the book then examines how to apply these principles in the day-to-day work of the nurse, whether manager, staff nurse, educator, researcher, or informatician.

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Through its use of real clinical examples, this book provides an explanation of the project management process tailored for nurses. It first describes, in detail, the project management process along with its relationship to the phases of the project life cycle. Coverage includes the tools available to successfully complete each phase ...

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Project Management for Healthcare Informatics provides an explanation of the project management process tailored for nurses through its use of real clinical examples. In the first chapters, the project management process will be described in detail along with its relationship to the phases of the project life cycle. The tools available...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:158 pages, 9.25 × 6.14 × 0 inPublished:November 30, 2007Publisher:Springer New YorkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0387736824

ISBN - 13:9780387736822

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Table of Contents

Introduction.- Project Management Process.- Initiation Phase.- Planning Phase.- Execution Phase.- Control Phase.- Closing Phase.- Applying the Project Management Process in Healthcare Informatics.- Applying the Project Management Process in Healthcare Management.- Summary.- Appendix.

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From the reviews:"This is a basic 'how to' book written in a straightforward manner on the project management process from initiation to close. Its extensive use of tables and charts makes it very user friendly. It is intended to serve as a text for healthcare professionals . . directed toward multiple levels of healthcare providers, researchers and administrators. The step-by-step nature of this book makes it useful for anyone from the planning phase of a project to its evaluation. . a useful guide to project management." (kerry S. Risco, Doody's Review Service, April, 2008)