Health information technology (HIT) implementation and adoption relies on successfully integrating technology and the context in which its implemented. The purpose of this tutorial is to identify evidence-based practices from Organizational Studies that can inform HIT implementation and use. Participants will gain an understanding of principles, concepts and frameworks in organizational studies, practice applying them with real-world case studies and identify pathways to application in their own organizations.

Describe the new knowledge and additional skills the participant will gain after attending your presentation.: Define the characteristics of an organization that influence technology implementation and use. Describe evidence-based best practices for mediating potential human and organizational consequences of implementing health information technology. Identify pathways to apply concepts from organizational and change management theories to their own organizations


Kim Unertl (Presenter)
Vanderbilt University

Saira Haque (Presenter)
RTI International

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