employed as the Director of Informatics

Task: You have recently been employed as the Director of Informatics for the Metro Hospital in Brisbane. The Metro Hospital is a 363 bed facility on the Northside of Brisbane. The services include general surgical, general medical, oncology, vascular, ear, nose and throat, palliative care, ophthalmology and maternity and children’s services. It has good links with the Division of General Practitioners in the local area. Your mandate is to lead the hospital to achieve level 7 of the HIMSS EMR Adoption Model by 2025. As a Health Informatics Professional, you took the job for this reason as you have always wanted to work in a fully electronic environment. You are certainly driven to achieve it. Using the below points, outline how you intend on achieving this. • Outline what you would do in your analysis and planning when you first start; • Articulate your strategy and timeframes to reach ‘fully digital’ status; • What technical factors would you need to consider when building your Electronic Health Record and why are these important? HINT: standards, terminologies? • What systems would you use to support your strategy? • What types of resources would you employ? • How would you govern and manage the project? • What risks do you see? • How does your strategy align with that of Queensland and that of Australia? Format • Use a business report format with each topic presented as a section in your report. A sample business report template is attached below as a guide for you. NOTE: this is just a guide. You need to include only one reference list for the entire report. • Proper and consistent academic referencing convention both within the text of the assignment and a compiled list of references at the end of the paper must be provided. • Please note Griffith University rules on academic integrity – the responses must be based on your own research and efforts Sample Business Report Template_Assignment 5_.pdf Marking criteria Critical Evaluation and Relevance of Discussion Knowledge and critique based on important ideas, theoretical concepts and research findings. Cohesiveness and quality of analysis and discussion. Organisation, Structure and Written Presentation Clear, logical and evident structure to the organisation and presentation of the discussion in the paper. Demonstrates acceptable standards of written work Use of Literature Quality of and use of supporting literature and references

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