Jul '14
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  • Q:

    A case study in the late 1980's revealed that a change in institutional procedure requiring physicians to manually enter pharmacy orders into a computer system proved extremely difficult and time-consuming for reasons associated with individual and institutional culture. Which of the following conclusions is NOT logical given these results?

     

    A

    Interventions requiring significant changes in physician work norms must be implemented carefully.

    B

    The introduction of new technology into the workplace may make processes less rather than more efficient.

    C

    Values, beliefs, and norms must be considered before interventions changing institutional practices can be successful.

    D

    Cultural factors can drive acceptance of innovation.




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