Rigby, M and Ammenwerth, E and Talmon, J (2016) Forward Outlook: The Need for Evidence and for Action in Health Informatics. IOS Press, 355 - 363. ISBN 978-1-61499-635-4

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Abstract

Evidence-based health informatics (EBHI) is a key concept in the development and deployment of IT systems and applications in an ethical, efficient and effective health system. There is an ever growing body of knowledge to guide IT-related decision making, but further growth of this body of knowledge is required as the health IT domain and technologies are continuously evolving, leading to new functionalities and applications. However, EBHI should not wait until retrospective evidence is available - increasingly policy makers should draw on available prior and external evidence to influence design and development processes so as to ensure that health IT is devised in response to a delivery process need and not as an IT driven goal. EBHI should thereby seek to move forward significantly the metric that only some 20% of IT investment is truly successful.

Item Type: Book
Divisions: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > Keele Management School
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Depositing User: Symplectic
Date Deposited: 04 Jan 2017 14:25
Last Modified: 04 Jan 2017 14:25
URI: http://eprints.keele.ac.uk/id/eprint/2711

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