A Hospital Catches the “Millennium Bug” By Janis Gogan
Answer the following questions:
- Based on the facts presented in the case, how far had Fetcher-Allen progressed in these steps by June, 1998? (Explain your reasoning supported by specific evidence from the case study.)
- How likely is it that Fletcher-Allen would have achieved full-year 2000 compliance by December 31, 1999? (Explain your reasoning.)
- At the end of the case, Sadlemire observes, “This project sometimes plays second fiddle to other projects that I believe are less critical.” What “other projects” do you think he is referring to here? What advice would you give Sadlemire to help him address this issue of conflicting priorities?