Original Article: PDF OnlyTransforming Paradigms for Provider Information SystemsWitter, David M. Jr.Author Information President and Chief Executive Officer of the Academic Medical Center Consortium in Rochester, New York. He is responsible for the overall coordination of collaborative projects, data sets, and infrastructure development activities for member centers, including the Alton Ochsner Medical Institutions, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Duke University Medical Center, Mayo Foundation, Massachusetts General Hospital, Mount Sinai Medical Center (New York), UCLA Medical Center, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, University of Pennsylvania Health System, and University of Rochester Medical Center. Quality Management in Health Care: Winter 1996 - Volume 4 - Issue 2 - p 7-13 Buy Abstract Developments in health care information systems are being driven by the changing health care market environment as well as the availability of enhanced communication and computer technologies. These developments represent basic shifts in traditional paradigms on which provider information systems are based. The ultimate success of providers will depend on their making fundamental changes in the use of information systems to support new and evolving incentive systems, organizational structures, and market expectations. ©1996Aspen Publishers, Inc.