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Title:
The Role of Research Institutions in Health IT: Health IT Research Institutions vs. Health IT Companies
Author:
Conceição Granja: Norwegian Centre for Integrated Care and Telemedicine, University Hospital of North Norway, Norway Kari Dyb: Norwegian Centre for Integrated Care and Telemedicine, University Hospital of North Norway, Norway Stein Roald Bolle: Norwegian Centre for Integrated Care and Telemedicine, University Hospital of North Norway, Norway Gunnar Hartvigsen: Norwegian Centre for Integrated Care and Telemedicine, University Hospital of North Norway, Norway / Department of Computer Science, The Artic University of Norway, Norway
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Year:
2015
Conference:
SHI 2015, Proceedings from The 13th Scandinavien Conference on Health Informatics, June 15-17, 2015, Tromsø, Norway
Issue:
115
Article no.:
013
Pages:
85-88
No. of pages:
4
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2015-06-26
ISBN:
978-91-7685-985-8
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press, Linköpings universitet


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Health information technology is often presented as a solution to increase the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of health care providers. However, health IT is still far from meeting the stakeholders’ expectations. The aim of this paper is to discuss the role of research, in particular of research institutions, in the field of health IT. The differences in the roles of health IT research institutions and health IT companies is discussed according to a framework on the determinants of successful health IT implementations. It is argued that it is necessary to understand that health IT research institutions and health IT companies are two different players with different focus. As health IT companies have their focus on the product, the production of new knowledge should be the main focus of health IT research. In this sense, the two should not be evaluated in the same manner.

Keywords: Health Information Technology; Research; Successful Implementations

SHI 2015, Proceedings from The 13th Scandinavien Conference on Health Informatics, June 15-17, 2015, Tromsø, Norway

Author:
Conceição Granja, Kari Dyb, Stein Roald Bolle, Gunnar Hartvigsen
Title:
The Role of Research Institutions in Health IT: Health IT Research Institutions vs. Health IT Companies
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SHI 2015, Proceedings from The 13th Scandinavien Conference on Health Informatics, June 15-17, 2015, Tromsø, Norway

Author:
Conceição Granja, Kari Dyb, Stein Roald Bolle, Gunnar Hartvigsen
Title:
The Role of Research Institutions in Health IT: Health IT Research Institutions vs. Health IT Companies
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