Description Health Information Technology (HIT) has become a top priority in the US. The use of technology to electronically use and exchange health information securely between healthcare stakeholders will improve the overall quality, safety, and efficiency of health care delivery. Directions: After reading Chapters 1-3, answer the following questions in their entirety: 1) What is the difference between strategic planning and tactical planning? 2) Why is it important to HIS and technology planning for a healthcare organization to have developed its strategic business plan? If the organization or business does not have a strategic business plan, what should HIS planners do? 3) What do the four quadrants of the conceptual HIS planning framework presented in chapter 3 represent? Why are the quadrants organized as they are, and what does it mean to have a balanced HIS architecture? 4) Identify the key HIS and technology elements that need to be contemplated as part of HIS and technology planning. A minimum of two references is required to support your responses to the discussion questions. Only 1 reference can be the textbook. Make sure you follow APA guidelines. Remember to respond substantially to 2 classmates. See Grading Rubric attached. Textbook: Essentials of Health Information Systems and Technology Balgrosky, Jean A. Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2015 ISBN-13: 978-1284036114 Instructions: – A thorough answer will consist of complete sentences, and will address the question while drawing from the text or other credible source. – Correct APA formatted references: Please use your text (when it applies to a discussion) or any other credible reference to support your answers, and be sure to cite your sources correctly, following APA guidelines.
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