Project Champions

  1. LO 4.5 Identify the key roles project champions play in project success.

Dr. Thomas Simpson (not his real name) came back from a recent medical conference enthusiastic about an innovative technique that he felt sure was just right for his hospital. He had witnessed the use of an information system technology that allowed doctors to link wirelessly with patient records, retrieve documentation, and place prescription orders online. With this system, a doctor could directly input symptoms and treatment protocols on a laptop in the patient’s room. The benefit of the new system was that it significantly upgraded the hospital’s approach to patient record-keeping while providing the doctor with more immediate flexibility in treatment ...

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