Investigate an organizational gap or issue where you work, or have previously worked, to identify
a problem or new opportunity that that can be addressed through an informatics solution. Based
on your findings, write a 750-850 word paper that defines the problem or opportunity and
explains how it can be addressed through an informatics solution.
Meet with your mentor and any appropriate stakeholders to review your problem statement.
Ensure the problem or opportunity is accurately identified and the proposed solution is
appropriate for the organization in meeting a business need.
Include the following:
Discuss the issue or gap identified during your investigation and explain what business need is
not being met.
Describe the departments directly affected and discuss the impact the issue or gap has on them.
Discuss any additional consequences of the issue or gap for organizational performance, other
stakeholders, budget, etc.
Propose a clinical, technological, or process-related solution that can be implemented to address
the identified issue or gap. Explain how the proposed solution addresses the issue or gap for the
departments and how it fulfills the specified business need.
Describe how the proposed informatics solution supports the organization’s objectives and
overall strategy and operations.
Outline the goals and objectives for the proposed informatics solution. Explain how these align
with departmental and organizational goals.
Create a problem statement that can be used to provide a snapshot of the issue or gap and the
proposed solution. Include the following: (a) explanation of the problem, (b) description of who
and what is affected by the problem, (c) the impact or consequence of the problem, and (d) the
You are required to cite a minimum of three sources to complete this assignment. Sources must
be published within the last 5 years and appropriate for the assignment criteria and health care
and health informatics content