Valuing Hospital Investment in Information Technology: Does Governance Make a Difference?
Parente, S. T.
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Van Horn, R. L.
This article examines the investment of patient care information technology (IT) systems by a nationwide sample of U.S. short-term
acute care hospitals and the resulting impact these systems have in the productivity of institutions from 1990-1998. Of particular
interest is the extent to which for-profit and not-for-profit hospitals obtain different results from the adoption of IT systems.