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Related concepts

change management
process for recording, coordination, approval and monitoring of all changes
change-release management
process that ensures that all changes to the health IT infrastructure (and its components) are assessed, approved, implemented and reviewed in a controlled manner and that changes are delivered, distributed, and tracked, leading to release of the change in a controlled manner with appropriate input and output with configuration management
clinical change management
strategic and systematic approach that supports people and their organizations in the successful transition and adoption of electronic health solutions, with a focus on outcomes including solution adoption by users and the realization of benefits
effectiveness
ability to produce the intended result
implementation
life cycle phase at the end of which the hardware, software and procedures of the system considered become operational
intended use
use for which a product, process or service is intended according to the specifications, instructions and information provided by the manufacturer
key properties
three risk management characteristics of safety, effectiveness, and security
privacy
freedom from intrusion into the private life or affairs of an individual when that intrusion results from undue or illegal gathering and use of data about that individual
process
set of interrelated or interacting activities that use inputs to deliver an intended result
quality
degree to which all the properties and characteristics of a product, process, or service satisfy the requirements which ensue from the purpose for which that product, process, or service is to be used
safety
freedom from unacceptable risk
security
state where information and systems are protected from unauthorized activities, such as access, use, disclosure, disruption, modification, or destruction to a degree that the related risks to confidentiality, integrity, and availability are maintained at an acceptable level throughout the lifecycle
security capability
broad category of technical, administrative or organizational controls to manage risks to confidentiality, integrity, availability and accountability of data and systems
usability
characteristic of the user interface that facilitates use and thereby establishes effectiveness, efficiency and user satisfaction in the intended use environment
verification
confirmation, through the provision of objective evidence, that specified requirements have been fulfilled

Diagrammatic representations

Simple graph Key properties of health IT systems