10 Ways Health IT is transforming Healthcare in US

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10 Ways Health IT is transforming Healthcare in US

  1. 1. 10 ways Health IT is transforming Healthcare in the US © CureMD Healthcare
  2. 2. Ways Health IT is transforming • Transformation takes time, but with the use of IT the process can be made robust • Significantly lower costs – When it comes to technology one major achievement of healthcare IT is the automation process. The other important accomplishment is the reduction of cost because of the use of electronic based system in place of paper-based
  3. 3. Ways Health IT is transforming • Health IT improves clinical decision making process – The tools available for accurate decision making include EHRs, HIEs, and those kind of innovations that are constantly changing and developing to produce more accurate results • Patient Portals and more – The idea behind introducing Health IT tools in the lives of patients and physicians is to enhance patients’ lives and improve doctor-patient interaction making the procedures smoother
  4. 4. Ways Health IT is transforming • Prevention is better than cure – By making use of the patient information beforehand, the medical issues they are having using protocol compliance tracking tools, can be resolved • Big hub of innovation – Countless non-profit-organizations are making an effort to bridge the gap between seamless clinical and administrative processes in the healthcare industry
  5. 5. Ways Health IT is transforming • Advance Scheduling – Allows the front-desk staff to fill all appointment slots. As a result, it saves time and the work is done more efficiently • Reduction of medical Errors – Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE) systems reduce lethal medication errors (harmful drug-drug interactions) It also allows better decision support system • Streamlining processes with Health Information Exchange – HIEs are constantly evolving in order to give multiple providers access to information when desired at the pointof-care at the same time
  6. 6. Ways Health IT is transforming • Improve clinical research through better data – EHR systems promote structured data capture and enable electronic clinical quality reporting, contributing to better quality data for clinical research • Social media – Health IT is changing America’s healthcare industry by transforming the way providers think about technology. Twitter is used by healthcare professions in many ways
  7. 7. Read more on blog.curemd.com • To read more on this topic, visit: • http://blog.curemd.com/10-ways-health-it-istransforming-healthcare-in-america/

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