ProHealthware offers innovative health information technology (Health IT) services across the value chain for healthcare organizations helping them in their business.
What is Health Information Technology?
Health Information Technology deals with the exchange of essential health information via electronic media. It is a broad concept that deals with wide range of technologies that are responsible for storage, analysis, and sharing of useful health information. Experts reveal that use of Information Technology in the healthcare industry can expand the easy access to affordable health care solutions while improving the overall quality of medical facilities, reducing errors in diagnosis, decreasing paperwork and boosting administrative efficiencies.
There are so many types of Health Information Technology systems; some of the most useful ones are discussed as below:
- Electronic Health Record:
It is the electronic version of the complete medical history of a patient. The details include essential administrative data of the person under treatment, including radiology reports, laboratory data, and immunizations, past medical history, vital signs, preferred medications, progress reports, and demographics.
In simple terms, E-Prescribing systems work like electronic reference handbooks. This tool is capable enough to create as well as refill essential prescriptions for patients; it can view their medical history, manage medications and maintain a connection with a pharmacy while staying integrated with the electronic medical record system.
- Clinical and Administrative Health Information System:
The Clinical Information Systems are often applied to clinical care by nurses, doctors and by expert healthcare service providers so that patients can receive essential care. They can be further divided into Outpatient Clinical Information Systems, Inpatient Clinical Monitoring Systems, Emergency Information Systems and Ancillary Information Systems. The Administrative Health Information Systems further lead to management of patient details at the administrative level.
- Financial Information Systems:
Financial Information Systems are one of the most important tools in the world of Medical Health Systems. It helps to do the optimal financial planning so that diagnosis can be carried on the right track.
- Decision Support Systems:
They are one of the essential tools for medical health experts as they help them to make the right decision about the disease from patient data. Decision Support Systems are desired to be highly precise to serve people with higher accuracy for their sensitive health issues.
Safety and Security of health IT systems:
As the healthcare industry is continuously growing so most of the professionals prefer to use advanced electronic tools to manage patient data so that high-quality error-free services can be ensured. Everything is being stored in digital form so that it can become easier to share and evaluate but there are few troubles associated with security and safety of digital data.
We cannot compromise with private personal medical health conditions of any patient so it is essential to incorporate high-quality security measures into Health Information Technology Systems. Some of the major solutions to safety and security are enhanced administrative controls, monitoring of system and physical access, using privacy filters at workstations, Employ media controls and use advanced data encryption algorithms.
Benefits of health information technology
- It leads to time-saving even with reduced efforts.
- Faster and efficient turnaround.
- Trusted lab results with higher accuracy.
- Several financial benefits.
- Ease of access to medical data.
ProHealthware is excellent in providing Health IT services with leading quality and focus on Health Information Exchange (HIE) and Health Information Organization (HIO).
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