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Managing information technology

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THERE IS A TOTAL OF 13 PARTS SO PLEASE DO NOT COMMIT IF YOU’RE NOT GOING TO COMPLETE ALL 13 PARTS.

Part 1

Within the Discussion Board area, write 4–5 paragraphs that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.

Managing information technology (IT) projects and overseeing the development of information systems fall into the job duties of a variety of people in an enterprise. In the last 5 years, new job titles and duties have been created to assist the organization in managing its internal information system.

With an eye on the future at SewWorld, discuss the importance of new job titles for the enterprise, and give a description of each title while considering the growth of the company’s infrastructure.

With the support from your IT peers and your own thoughts, discuss the following:

The network infrastructure

The profile of a leader for the corporation’s position

Each leadership skill that would be considered for the management positions in the company

Part 2

Within the Discussion Board area, write 400–600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.

You are at an information technology event, and talk turns to how technology has impacted the global business environment. Research and discuss why organizations such as SewWorld would consider investing in information technology.

Identify 3–5 online articles from the CTU Library that discuss how IT allows organizations to remain competitive in changing market conditions.

Explain why you believe it would be important for SewWorld’s leadership to read articles like those you selected and how to apply current events to their situation.

Part 3

Within the Discussion Board area, write 4-5 paragraphs that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.

The owner was impressed with your presentation last week and is willing to move forward with the implementation of the new information system. You have recommended some components for the new information system to the CEO, which will assist in SewWorld’s growth into new areas and will make the most of its existing markets.

Discuss ways in which the changes will be implemented.

How will these changes affect the company? Keep cost-effectiveness in mind.

State the advantages and disadvantages for implementing the new information system, and discuss the possible outcome.

Part 4

Within the Discussion Board area, write 5–6 paragraphs that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.

To improve the speed, accuracy, and reliability of their information system, SewWorld has the option to either purchase software or to create an internal operation system.

Use the Library to research information system development tools, and state which features would be sufficient for SewWorld.

How would SewWorld use software development life cycle principles and systems analysis tools to execute their software strategy?

Part 5

Within the Discussion Board area, write 4–5 paragraphs that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.

Creating new information technology systems for a company requires the staff to understand the reasoning and operation of the systems in which they interact.

How would you prepare the staff for training as you develop SewWorld’s operation system?

How will you create the support needed to build the recommended information systems?

Part 6

One of the first things you need to do is convince the current owner of SewWorld that he needs to collect data. Here’s what you want to get across to him: data are the facts, figures, and details collected about an organization. The data becomes information when it is put into meaningful context. Information systems help develop greater knowledge about the organization if the consumer of the information can manage and manipulate the data in appropriate ways for the enterprise.

Create a PowerPoint presentation (4-5 slides) to share with the owner. The presentation should be structured with the following topics addressed:

Review some of the tools you use, whether at home or in school, that help turn the data you are exposed to into information for making decisions.

Elaborate further on the definition of information systems by answering the following questions:

Define data.

Define information.

Describe what knowledge is and how it is used to create technology systems.

How does an information system increase a company’s competitive position?

Identify what kinds of business information SewWorld would likely be interested in storing, retaining, and reporting on.

Part 7

4-5 PowerPoint slides

Until now, SewWorld has made only minimal use of the Internet and the Web for doing business. They currently have e-mail addresses for each store but no Web presence to speak of, and no way in which the different locations are connected.

Prepare a short presentation identifying the differences between extranets, intranets, and the Internet.

Which of these would be appropriate for SewWorld to leverage?

Part 8

750-1000 words

Now that your group has prepared a presentation with a set of recommendations for the upgrade of their overall IT infrastructure including the advantages and disadvantages, the next step is to look at some of the emerging technologies to see if they can be planned for too.

Discuss and explain how cloud computing might play a role in their future.

Discuss and explain how virtualization can be utilized to better connect the three stores.

Discuss and explain how the internet will continue to support SewWorld’s future growth.

Part 9

Scenario

Established in 1977, Krona Community Hospital is a 60-bed, acute care hospital located in the heart of Banconota County. With a staff of nearly 100 physicians and specialists, 400 employees and 75 volunteers, they offer a full range of health care services. They are accredited by The Joint Commission.

Nouveau Health, a private, not-for-profit health care chain, took over management Krona Hospital. Last year, state officials began to discuss Nouveau’s proposal to build a new, replacement hospital in Banconota County. The new facility would have 74 acute care beds, four observation rooms, four surgical operating rooms, one c-section room, a 24-hour emergency department, a maternity center, an intensive care unit, and an extensive outpatient center that will provide service such as diabetes treatment, physical therapy, speech pathology, and so forth.

You are a staff member in the finance department at Nouveau Health, whose sole responsibility is to advance the success of the organization through assisting in planning, forecasting, and finance management.

Primary Task Response: A wellness program includes services with exercise programs and chronic disease management to catch problems early so that a customer can be seen in urgent care or a doctor’s office instead of ending up in the hospital.It increases outpatient revenue and decreases inpatient admissions and readmissions thereby, hopefully, decreasing risk for financial loss. Familiarize yourself with an example of a wellness center at the following web site:

http://www.sw.org/location/waco-getterman-wellness…

Based on Krona’s budget, consider the effects that a Wellness Program provides to Krona.If the wellness program is to include outpatient revenue, home health revenue, and pharmacy revenue, discuss how outpatient and inpatient revenue will differ with these budgetary goals.Include the following:

What has to occur for inpatient revenue to increase?

How do readmission rates affect inpatient revenue?

How do outpatient services increase reimbursement in a Wellness Center?

How can expenses be controlled to improve revenue?

Part 10

Within the Discussion Board area, write 400–600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.

Due to decreased funding caused by value based models of payment, accountable care organization payment and bundled care payment, discuss the following:

What is the impact that these new payment models will have on Krona’s revenue.

Address the possible issues surrounding next year’s forecasting.

Discuss the challenges, benefits, and risks in utilizing capitation.

Part 11

Within the Discussion Board area, write 400–600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.

There are very few industries that have the unique economic factor in which the majority of its revenue does not come directly from the customer, but from a third party. This unique economic factor is usually referred to as a private health care insurance company. Third party payers are the commercial, governmental, and health care maintenance insurance companies that help providers manage its patient’s accounts. With the change in focus toward the patient as consumer and increasing number of health plans that are high deductible, patients are becoming more involved in deciding where they go for their healthcare needs.

To increase referrals, Krona is beginning to develop a new marketing campaign to target a new patient mix and increase revenues, something that you discussed in your last Individual Project. You have been asked by the chief financial officer (CFO) to collaborate with the marketing director and discuss the importance of having advertising materials for both the health insurance companies and the patients who receive the health care services.

List 3 marketing approaches you would use to target potential patients and health care insurance companies.

Explain what factors you used in choosing your specific marketing strategies and the purpose of each selection..

How should the hospital market their commitment to patients while considering valued based programs, accountable care organizations and bundled payments?

Some marketing strategies may include the following:

o Social Media

o Television/Radio

o Telemarketing

o Direct Marketing to customers and referrals

Part 12

400-600 words

Using the budget information from Unit 1 and the financial plan discuss the need for the following:

Increase in revenue reimbursement through inpatient length of stay and outpatient vendor relationships

Allocation for the proposed improvements and required partnerships

Partnering with local skilled nursing facilities and home health organizations

Increase in salaries

Be sure to discuss the following areas:

Funding sources

Your methodology in revenue forecasting

How the new services will impact revenue?

Fixed and variable costs

Project inpatient and outpatient visits based on current trends

Part 13

400-600 words

You are a staff member in the finance department at Nouveau Health, whose sole responsibility is to advance the success of the organization through assisting in planning, forecasting, and finance management. The chief executive officer (CEO) of Krona has asked that you complete the following:

Explain how revenue cycle influences the building of the new hospital

Discuss why increased outpatient services will be required to improve revenue in a bundled care, accountable care, valued based environment

Discuss 3 ethical concerns in the new billing environment

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