Critical Issues in Project Planning and Management

  • Nancy M. Lorenzi
  • Robert T. Riley
Part of the Health Informatics Series book series (HI)


The development of strategic directions is critical for long-term success. However, the actual implementation process requires far more detailed communication and planning. The managerial framework used for health informatics implementations is typically known as project management. The details and techniques of project management are beyond the scope of this book; for those readers needing a managerial primer on the subject, we recommend Project Management by Meredith and Mantel.1


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nancy M. Lorenzi
    • 1
  • Robert T. Riley
  1. 1.Informatics Center, Eskind Biomedical LibraryVanderbilt University Medical CenterNashvilleUSA

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