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Leadership Strategies for Information Technology in Health Care
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Leadership Strategies for Information Technology in Health Care

Presented by the Harvard School of Public Health. Participants will learn to design an effective health IT strategy and gain the tools to implement this strategy effectively.

6/2/2014 to 6/6/2014
When: 6/2/2014
Where: Harvard School of Public Health
677 Huntington Avenue
Kresge Building
Boston, Massachusetts 
United States

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Health Information Technology Program Overview

As the health care industry evolves and relies more on health information technology, your organization’s ability to drive quality, safety, and efficiency gains through health IT becomes ever more important. Leadership Strategies for Information Technology in Health Care provides participants with the leadership skills needed to design and implement an effective health information technology strategy and focuses on the tools needed to improve clinical and non-clinical health IT functions.

Program faculty help you improve your organization’s IT outcomes through strategic insight into function-critical issues, proven tactics for affecting and managing change, and a comprehensive review of the health IT field. Participants from diverse health care sectors and locations contribute a multitude of perspectives on every issue and create a learning environment which extends beyond the classroom.

Health IT issues including information technology governance, electronic health record implementation, clinical integration, and strategy are explored through lectures, panel discussions, and case studies. Participants gain the leadership skills needed to improve quality, safety, and efficiency through health IT.

The modules in this series are designed specifically for professionals and executives with technology responsibilities from diverse sectors of health care seeking to improve their organization’s health IT strategy and improve IT results.

Who Should Participate

Program participants will include mid- to senior-level health information technology professionals and senior executives from health care delivery organizations, including the following roles and domains:


Senior executives
Information technology managers, directors, and executives
Clinical professionals with information technology responsibilities
IT project managers

Clinical informatics and research
Patient care
Information systems, services, security, and technology
Quality and safety
Strategic management
Executives responsible for strategic planning and senior management from the following organizations will also benefit:

Start-up organizations in the health IT arena
Health IT vendors
Consulting firms
Academic and research-focused organizations
Health plans and care purchasers
Registration criteria: Bachelor's degree or equivalent professional health care experience. Proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing English. Please note: a laptop or other portable personal computing device is strongly recommended for course enrollees.

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