Discuss the relationship between systems analysts and information systems development. 

  • Required Readings

    Discuss the relationship between systems analysts and information systems development. 

    Dennis, A., Wixom, B. H., & Roth, R. M. (2015). Systems analysis and design (6th ed.). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

 

  • Chapter 1, “The Systems Analyst and Information Systems Development” (pp. 1–34)

 

In this chapter,  clarify the relationship between systems analysts and information systems development. The chapter also covers the basic business applications of information systems.

 

 

 

McGonigle, D., & Mastrian, K. G. (2015). Nursing informatics and the foundation of knowledge (3rd ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones and Bartlett Learning.

 

  • Chapter 10, “Systems Development Life Cycle: Nursing Informatics and Organizational Decision Making”

 

 

 

  • Chapter 11, “Administrative Information Systems”

 

Quality, organizational decision making is a requisite to successful advancements in technology. This chapter explores how workplaces respond to the necessity for improved information systems.

 

 

 

 

 

Anderson, C., & Sensmeier, J. (2011). Nursing informatics scope of practice expands, salaries increase. Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 29(5), 319–320.

 

Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

 

This article assesses the growing need for informaticists in the health care industry. The combination of clinical and information technology experience that informaticists possess makes them invaluable in assisting in the health care industry’s transition into a heavier use of information systems.

 

 

 

Houston, S. M. (2012). Nursing’s role in IT projects. Nursing Management, 43(1), 18–19.

 

Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

 

The societal advancements of information technology (IT) are major factors in the governance of health care organizations. This article gives an overview of how nurse informaticists blend their clinical know-how with IT to improve workflow and patient care.

 

 

 

McLane, S., & Turley, J. P. (2011). Informaticians: How they may benefit your healthcare organization. The Journal of Nursing Administration, 41(1), 29–35.

 

Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

 

Nursing informaticists help guide the implementation of information systems into health care organizations. The authors of this article evaluate how informaticists effect change in management and improve meaningful use in nursing practice.

 

Prestigiacomo, J. (2012). The rise of the senior nurse informaticist. Healthcare Informatics, 29(2), 38–43.

 

Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

 

The author of this article highlights the conditions of the health care industry and its growing reliance on data-driven decision making. Nurse informaticists are important in this transition, playing a major role in the development and utilization of electronic health records (EHRs).

 

Warm, D., & Thomas, B. (2011). A review of the effectiveness of the clinical informaticist role. Nursing Standard, 25(44), 35–38.

 

Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

 

Health care organizations rely heavily on information management and technology for organizational maintenance and patient care. This article examines the clinical informaticist’s role in facilitating the implementation of health information technology and spearheading clinical risk management.