(web-based and classroom instruction)
(2 hours lecture/3 hours laboratory)
3 semester credit hours/ meets part of advanced informatics competencies
Prerequisites: Consent of instructor
The ability to manage change - people, process, and technology - may be the most important factor in successful implementation and in producing sustained outcomes from applied health informatics projects. This course will cover the theory and principles of change management, with a particular emphasis on healthcare and information technology innovation at both the individual and organizational level. Tools and techniques for developing comprehensive change management plans will be presented. Case studies of successful and failed change efforts will demonstrate applications of these principles and techniques.