Case Analysis: Systems Acquisition

Case Analysis: Systems Acquisition

Review each of the following video cases: 

Select one of these cases and address the following questions in your paper:

  • Analyze the part the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) plays in health care information systems acquisition.
  • Address the major concerns, and provide alternatives to alleviate these concerns.
  • Analyze whether or not value was added to health care information systems through acquisition.
  • Analyze how the system might advance or devalue patient care delivery.
  • Explain whether or not the current system can or should be maintained.
  • Explain what the literature states about this type of implementation/acquisition.
  • Explain who the gatekeeper(s) are in this type of acquisition. 
  • Describe how cost is impacted with this system. 
  • Describe the initial reaction to the system implementation/acquisition.
  • Describe whether or not the quality implementation/acquisition impacts your chosen topic for your Final Proposal and Final Presentation. This response only needs to be about a paragraph in length.

The Case Analysis:

  1. Must be 1,200 to 1,800 words in length, double-spaced and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
  2. Must include a title page with the following: 
    • Title of paper
    • Student’s name
    • Course name and number
    • Instructor’s name
    • Date submitted
  3. Must begin with an introductory paragraph that has a succinct thesis statement.
  4. Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought.
  5. Must end with a conclusion that reaffirms your thesis.
  6. Must use at least three scholarly sources, including a minimum of one from the Ashford Online Library.
  7. Must document all sources in APA style, as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
  8. Must include a separate reference page, formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.