Information Systems Strategic Planning: A Healthcare Enterprise Approach

  • Richard D. Helppie
  • Terrance T. Stretch
Part of the Computers in Health Care book series (HI)


This chapter outlines a number of the major changes affecting the healthcare industry, emphasizing those with substantial implications for information systems (IS). It then describes the benefits and challenges associated with adopting a formal IS strategic planning program within the healthcare enterprise, describes a proven process for developing IS strategic plans and of institutionalizing IS planning as a process, tied intimately with the evolution of enterprise business strategy and plans, rather than an episodic and isolated determination of computer technology needs.


Planning Process Senior Management Business Case Healthcare Industry Software Vendor 
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  • Richard D. Helppie
  • Terrance T. Stretch

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