Health information systems: Failure, success and improvisation

@article{Heeks2006HealthIS,
  title={Health information systems: Failure, success and improvisation},
  author={Richard Heeks},
  journal={International journal of medical informatics},
  year={2006},
  volume={75 2},
  pages={125-37}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The generalised assumption of health information systems (HIS) success is questioned by a few commentators in the medical informatics field. They point to widespread HIS failure. The purpose of this paper was therefore to develop a better conceptual foundation for, and practical guidance on, health information systems failure (and success). METHODS Literature and case analysis plus pilot testing of developed model. RESULTS Defining HIS failure and success is complex… CONTINUE READING
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