about IT application and it's value in the healthcare industry
The maturity model described here is one of the main tools for a business case adoption. It is built around Manifesto Principles. Each principle can be found at one of the six levels of maturity. To assess the level of principle adoption one should refer to a principle implication section. You can assess current and desired level of the principles adoption maturity. Having done it you can adopt openHIT logical and technical architecture as well as capabilities for your particular case. This model is vendor and technology agnostic.
Stakeholder recognizes HIT as one of main drivers and means for establishing new business capabilities. HIT becomes a foundation for execution of the business initiatives. It is used for provide the high quality service and continuously improve business model and its outcomes.
Finally stakeholder got the keys for the business and IT alignment of HIT. He succeeded in finalizing the adoption of the standard HIT capabilities and successfully incorporate it in his business model. In this stage HIT could become good tools for delivering stable business outcomes.
Stakeholder starts to recognize strengths and weaknesses of HIT adoption in general as well as technologies and solutions needed to fill the major gaps in IT. Stakeholder understands the problem of business and IT alignment but still try to solve it with particular technologies or solutions.
Stakeholder recognizes some uncertain benefits of the HIT adoption and starts to seek for a particular technology or solution to fulfill these blurred needs.
Stakeholder knows something about HIT solutions but doesn’t see any value from it for the day-to-day work or business model.
Stakeholder doesn’t know anything regarding HIT and doesn’t look for any opportunities or solutions.