Accession Number:

ADA209694

Title:

A Study to Determine if the Critical Success Factor Concept is Viably Applicable for Use in Developing a Management Information System for Use in Nutrition Care Divisions

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis Jul 1983-Jul 1984

Corporate Author:

ACADEMY OF HEALTH SCIENCES (ARMY) FORT SAM HOUSTON TX HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1984-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

113.0

Abstract:

This study used the critical success factor concept to develop a management information system for use in US Army hospitals Nutrition Care Divisions. A panel of Nutrition Care chiefs were given a series of questionaires to identify the critical success factors common to all Nutrition Care Divisions. Eight critical factors were identified. Each was converted to operational terms by identification of standards. The author concluded that the identification of critical success factors is better than the previous system of management by exception. Keywords Health care Nutrition care Nutrition management.

Subject Categories:

  • Food, Food Service and Nutrition

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE