Visit an IT department in a healthcare facility in your community and interview the CIO or department director. Examine the IT department’s organizational structure. What functions or services does the IT department provide? How centralized are IT services within the organization? Does the organization employ a CMIO, CISO, or CTO? If so, what are each person’s job qualifications and responsibilities? Find out the individual’s roles, responsibilities, qualifications, background, experience, and challenges.
Due to the time-sensitive nature of this project, by Week 3, you must submit your interview questions. And, by Week 5, you must have confirmed your interviewee and submitted the information to your instructor. (See the milestones in the respective weeks for more information). A minimum of six articles are needed to support your discussion statements after the interview.
Most critically, you must be prepared for the possibility that your contact will be unable to commit to an interview even after confirming. In this case, it is recommended to select a new interviewee.
Your paper should meet the following requirements:
- Be 8-11 pages in length, not including the title and reference pages.
- Include 6 or more references, in addition to the textbook. Remember, you must support your thinking/opinions and prior knowledge with references; all facts must be supported; in-text references used throughout the assignment must be included in an APA-formatted reference list.