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Singh, Ranjit; Lichter, Michael I.; Danzo, Andrew; Taylor, John; Rosenthal, Thomas – Journal of Rural Health, 2012
Context: Health information technology (HIT) is a national policy priority. Knowledge about the special needs, if any, of rural health care providers should be taken into account as policy is put into action. Little is known, however, about rural-urban differences in HIT adoption at the national level. Purpose: To conduct the first national…
Descriptors: Mail Surveys, Rural Urban Differences, Information Technology, Rural Areas
Akpabio, Akpabio Enebong Ema – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Despite huge growth in hospital technology systems, there remains a dearth of literature examining health care administrator's perceptions of the efficacy of interoperable EHR systems. A qualitative research methodology was used in this multiple-case study to investigate the application of diffusion of innovations theory and the technology…
Descriptors: Medical Services, Case Records, Database Management Systems, Adoption (Ideas)
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Stephens, Jeff – Physics Teacher, 2018
I am inspired to write this article after coming across some publications in "The Physics Teacher" that all hit on topics of personal interest and experience. Similarly to Christensen my goal in writing this is to encourage other physics educators to take advantage of modern technology in delivering content to students and to feel…
Descriptors: Physics, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Computer Graphics
Rhodes, Harry B. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
A significant amount of evidence existed in support of the positive effect on the quality of healthcare that resulted from transitioning to electronic health information systems, equally compelling evidence suggests that the development process for electronic health information systems falls short of achieving its potential. The objective of this…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Technology Uses in Education, Information Management, Interviews
Hendrix, Dorothy Marie – ProQuest LLC, 2011
Roles and functions of health information professionals are evolving due to the mandated electronic health record adoption process for healthcare facilities. A knowledgeable workforce with computer information technology skill sets is required for the successful collection of quality patient-care data, improvement of productivity, and…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Integrity, Information Systems, Electronic Equipment
Behravesh, Bardia – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The United States continues to lag behind other countries in its adoption of health information technology. A failure to increase adoption will jeopardize the nation's ability to reduce medical errors, address the rapid growth of healthcare costs, and enact effective healthcare reform. Health information technology (HIT) implementation success…
Descriptors: Physicians, Hospitals, Nurses, Information Technology
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Cozzo, Thérèse; Cozzo, Joseph – Mathematics Teacher, 2019
In the late 1800s and early 1900s, increases in metallurgic technology and better manufacturing methods made naval artillery a more powerful force. Guns could fire more powerful shells that could travel farther and hit a target with much greater accuracy. Torpedoes represented a major threat to even the most powerful of warships, forcing captains…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Models, Trigonometry, Mathematical Concepts
Palkie, Brooke N. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The Health Information Management (HIM) profession is evolving to meet the technology demands of the current healthcare landscape. The 2009 enactment of the HITECH Act has placed unprecedented emphasis on utilizing technology to improve the quality of care and to decrease healthcare costs. Expectations of deep analytical skills have set the stage…
Descriptors: Allied Health Personnel, Technology Integration, Health Services, Information Literacy
Gardner, John Wallace – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This dissertation examines the effects of safety culture, including operational climate and practices, as well as the adoption and use of information systems for delivering high quality healthcare and improved patient experience. Chapter 2 studies the influence of both general and outcome-specific hospital climate and quality practices on process…
Descriptors: National Surveys, Hospitals, Patients, Safety
Cady, Rhonda Guse – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Background. Investment in health information technology (HIT) is rapidly accelerating. The absence of contextual or situational analysis of the environment in which HIT is incorporated makes it difficult to measure success or failure. The methodology introduced in this paper combines observational research with time-motion study to measure the…
Descriptors: Influence of Technology, Nurses, Nursing, Mixed Methods Research
Kyriakos, Margaret Helen Gallo – ProQuest LLC, 2009
This study compares the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) Board of Commissioner and Panel of Accreditation Reviewer understanding of what constitutes student learning outcomes and an effective program evaluation plan with that of campus-based health information technology (HIT) program…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Community Colleges, Program Effectiveness, Information Technology
Wallace, Dan – New England Journal of Higher Education, 2018
In the New England region, where temperatures range from below 0 to over 100 degrees, heating and cooling can present a major opportunity to improve sustainability statistics of a campus. Overt changes such as improving windows come to mind, but recent advancements in boiler technology and strategies for working with the heat of the sun and the…
Descriptors: College Environment, Heat, Climate Control, Equipment
Spinelli-Moraski, Carla – ProQuest LLC, 2014
This study compares quality measures among nursing homes that have adopted different levels of clinical health information technology (HIT) and examines the perceived barriers and benefits of the adoption of electronic health records as reported by Nursing Home Administrators and Directors of Nursing. A cross-sectional survey distributed online to…
Descriptors: Nursing Homes, Information Technology, Electronic Publishing, Records (Forms)
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Buschmann, Anke; Sachse, Steffi – European Journal of Education, 2018
Beside parents, teachers in early childhood education and care have the greatest potential to foster language acquisition in children. This is especially important for children with language delays, language disorders or bi-/multilingual children. However, they present teachers with a particular challenge in language support. Therefore, integrated…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Language Acquisition, Child Care Centers, Kindergarten
Vilamovska, Anna-Marie – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The study investigated whether an upcoming class of health information technology (HIT) can be used to address currently outstanding issues in the quality and cost of healthcare delivery. Expert interviews and a literature review were used to describe the 2009 universe of in- and outpatient healthcare RFID applications and to identify those…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Health Services, Delivery Systems, Information Technology
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