Trends and Issues in HIS Analysis and Design

Approaches to the development of complex systems such as HISs have evolved considerably over the past few decades. The traditional model for developing systems is often called the classic waterfall life cycle. This approach to the SDLC involves the stages described earlier (Planning, Analysis, Design, Implementation, and Support) following one another in such a way that one follows the other in strict sequential order (see Figure 36-12). Once Analysis is complete, the requirements are finalized, and the project moves to the Design phase. Once the Design phase is complete, the project moves to the Implementation phase, and once that phase is complete, the project moves to the Support phase. The approach ...

Get Healthcare Information Technology Exam Guide for CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician and HIT Pro Certifications now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.