Building a Newborn Screening Information Management System from Theory to Practice
AbstractInformation Management Systems are the central process management and communication hub for many newborn screening programs. In late 2014, Newborn Screening Ontario (NSO) undertook an end to end assessment of its information management needs which resulted in a project to develop a flexible IS Information Systems (IS) ecosystem and related process changes. This enabled NSO to better manage its current and future work-flows and communication needs. An idealized vision of a Screening Information Management System (SIMS) was developed that was refined into enterprise and functional architectures. This was followed by the development of technical specifications, user requirements and procurement. In undertaking a holistic full product lifecycle redesign approach, a number of change management challenges were faced by NSO across the entire program. Strong leadership support and full program engagement are key for overall project success. It is anticipated that improvements in program flexibility and the ability to innovate will outweigh the efforts and costs. View Full-Text
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Pluscauskas, M.; Henderson, M.; Milburn, J.; Chakraborty, P. Building a Newborn Screening Information Management System from Theory to Practice. Int. J. Neonatal Screen. 2019, 5, 9.
Pluscauskas M, Henderson M, Milburn J, Chakraborty P. Building a Newborn Screening Information Management System from Theory to Practice. International Journal of Neonatal Screening. 2019; 5(1):9.Chicago/Turabian Style
Pluscauskas, Michael; Henderson, Matthew; Milburn, Jennifer; Chakraborty, Pranesh. 2019. "Building a Newborn Screening Information Management System from Theory to Practice." Int. J. Neonatal Screen. 5, no. 1: 9.
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