Continuation from Carolina Healthcare Gaps in Practice Technology Change Proposal Develop a technology change proposal, for executive leaders in your organization, informed by the needs analysis you conducted in Unit 4. Before you begin writing your proposal, be sure to note the requirements below for document format and length and for citing supporting evidence. Your proposal should include the following basic information: o The problem, goal, or need for change. o The desired outcome. o The proposed solution. o The positive and negative effects of the new technology. o The action or decisions you need from executive leaders. 1. Be sure that, at a minimum, you address each criterion. You may also want to read the Technology Change Proposal Scoring Guide to better understand how each criterion will be assessed. o Identify appropriate standards and specifications criteria for selecting new health information technology for the organization. ? Consider the ability of the technology to close specific gaps in care and the relevance and importance of associated outcome measures. ? Justify your selection criteria. o Compare health information technologies based on appropriate selection criteria. ? What conclusions can you draw from your analysis? o Explain the legal and ethical issues related to the effects of new technology on current practices. ? Determine how specific practice changes will be legally and ethically beneficial for quality patient outcomes. ? Determine the importance of specific practice changes in relation to legal and ethical standards. ? What evidence do you have to support your conclusions? o Predict the positive and negative effects of the new technology on patient-centered workflow. ? Determine the relationships between strategic initiatives and a culture of technology-related patient care. ? Determine the most effective approach to implementing change. ? What evidence do you have that justifies that approach? o Forecast the longevity and future relevance of the new health information technology. ? Consider the relevant measures and their influence on patient care. ? State the factors that affect longevity and future relevance. ? Include any evidence you have to support your predictions. o Explain how internal and external stakeholders can influence plans for changes in health care practice settings and complex health care delivery systems. ? Determine how to engage stakeholders in sustaining a vision for change. ? Identify the factors having potential effects on outcomes. ? Include any evidence you have to support your assertions and conclusions.