This paper presents the results of an exploratory study undertaken in conjunction with managing directors and medical chiefs of staff in German hospitals. Following the framework of a model developed by Venkatraman, it analyzes how information technology permeates this type of organization, how it changes its focus during evolution towards higher levels of sophistication, and which determinants affect the evolution.
Heinzl, Armin and Guettler, Wolfgang, "IT Induced Health Care Reconfiguration: German Hospitals in Transition" (2000). ECIS 2000 Proceedings. 162.