OR/MS in Health Care: Focus on the Year 2000 Computer Date Problem
Date/Time: Tuesday 09:45-11:15
Cluster: Health Care Management
Room: Latimer A
Chair: Leon A. Kappelman
Chair Address: Univ. of North TX, Bus. Computer IS Dept., Denton, TX 76203-5249,
Introduction to the Year 2000 Problem Leon A. Kappelman --- Univ. of North TX, Bus. Computer IS Dept., Denton, TX 76203-5249, (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Dr. Leon A. Kappelman, author on the year 2000 date problem and¨ Chair of the Society for Information Management Year 2000 Working¨ Group, introduces the topic of the year 2000 computer date problem.¨ He also addresses the problems that result for organizations that do¨ not appropriately resolve the issues.
Year 2000 Problem Differences Between Health Care Providers & Other Organizations Kellie Keeling --- Univ. of North TX, Bus. Computer IS Dept., Denton, TX 76203-5249, (email@example.com)
- Data collected in a longitudinal year 2000 study sponsored by the¨ Society for Information Management was used to describe: (1)¨ differences in perceptions of IS practices and year 2000 date¨ project approaches between healthcare providers and other¨ organizations and (2) how these differences impact the adoption of¨ year 2000 projects.
How Much Will Year 2000 Compliance Cost Health Care Organizations? Darla Fent --- Tarleton State Univ., TX A&M Univ. System, Box T-220, Stephenville, TX 76401 , (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- A model for year 2000 cost and cost-estimating relationships using¨ the Society for Information Management Year 2000 Working Group¨ survey is proposed. The analysis found support for all categories of¨ cost influences in the proposed model. Cost model issues that are¨ relevant to Healthcare organizations are discussed.
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