The Flow of Information and the Role of Technology

For this assignment, after reading the course materials for the Module, conduct a thorough analysis of the healthcare system within Saudi Arabia. Specifically, focus on the development and implementation of technology over the last several decades within the Kingdom.

· How has technology impacted cost, quality, and access to health services?

· Does Vision 2030 rely heavily on technology?

Your final submission will be 3 pages in length, excluding the cover and reference pages. Be sure to include:

· Introduction (80 words)

· Analysis of the specific healthcare system

· Technology impact on cost, quality, and access.

· Predict the KSA vision 2030 impact on technology.

· Summary of findings.

· Conclusion (70 words)


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· Ivan, M., & Velicanu, M. (2015). Healthcare industry improvement with business intelligence. Informatica Economica, 19(2), 81-89.

· Poba-nzaou, P., Uwizeyemungu, S., Raymond, L., & Paré, G. (2014). Motivations underlying the adoption of ERP systems in healthcare organizations: Insights from online stories. Information Systems Frontiers, 16(4), 591-605.

· Arabi, Y., Pickering, B., Al-Dorzi, H., Alsaawi, A., Al-Qahtani, S., & Hay, A. (2016). Information technology to improve patient safety: A round table discussion from the 5th international patient safety forum, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April 14-16, 2015.Annals of Thoracic Medicine, 11(3).

· Geneva Network. (2017). New technology and medicines key to Saudi’s healthcare success. Retrieved from