HS450 Unit 3 Assignment
Managing and Leading Change in a Health Organization
HS450-2: Demonstrate how effective team building optimizes the implementation of strategic
Differentiate among the different types of teams and task groups and their uses in health care
Understand the factors associated with high-performing teams.
Define the communication process and what constitutes effective communication.
You are the administrator of a clinic with 50 employees. You have been tasked with facilitating
discussion with other health professionals in your clinic to select a new EHR system, which will be
implemented across the organization. Please complete the assignment as indicated in the instructions
Build effective teams.
Construct a plan to build 1-2 effective teams to collaborate in selecting a new EHR system for the clinic.
Identify the professional roles that should be represented on your team(s). You should be prepared for
possible disagreements regarding priorities and processes, so your plan must include at least three (3)
team/consensus building methods.
Interpret concepts of change management theories, techniques and leadership.
Evaluate the concepts of change management theories, techniques, and leadership by assessing
typical challenges seen with implementing a new EHR system across an organization. Your evaluation
should demonstrate that you have considered how a transition to EHR would result in the need to plan
for change management interventions. Provide two (2) examples of challenges arising from EHR
adoption and detail the change management theories that you would enact to overcome resistance to
Implement a departmental strategic plan.
Demonstrate implementation of a departmental strategic plan by detailing at least two (2) areas of risk
exposure mitigation, organizational or process re-design, training, or communication strategy, as they
relate to EHR implementation.
Evaluate the stages of the procurement process.
Demonstrate understanding of the purpose of the procurement process. What are the purposes of the
Request for Proposal (RFP), the Request for Information (RFI) and the Request for Quotation (RFQ)?
Provide detail for when and how to use each to help an HCO more fully identify its needs and the issues
involved with planning for significant projects or purchases.
● Please complete all parts in a Microsoft Word document.
● The body of your document should be at least 1200 words in length.
● Quoting should be less than 10% of the entire paper. Paraphrasing is necessary.
● Students must cite and reference at least 4 credible sources from the KU Library.
● Please be sure visit the Kaplan Writing Center to assist you with meeting APA expectations for
Submit your work to the appropriate Dropbox.