Healthcare Information Technology

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Healthcare Information Technology by Mind Map: Healthcare Information Technology

1. Convenient Communication

2. ePrescribing

2.1. Quick

2.2. Ensures there is never a prescription mix due to handwriting

2.3. Can cross check for drug interactions

2.4. Increases prescribing of generic drugs = cost effective

3. Medical Billing

3.1. Automated billing and filling insurance claims

3.2. Notifications for Late Payments

4. Practice Management

4.1. Manage Clinical and Administrative Aspects of Practice

4.2. Increased Efficiency

5. EMR (Electronic Medical Record)

5.1. Replace Paper Records

5.2. Medical Charting, Digital Charts and Patient Histories

5.3. Alert when preventative procedures and screenings due

5.4. For one Practice/Office

6. EHR (Electronic Health Record)

6.1. Similar to EMR,but more robust

6.2. Patient History, Diagnoses, Treatments, Medications, Allergies, X-rays, test results, etc.

6.3. Shares data with other EHRs

7. Patient Portal

7.1. Views everything in EMR and EHR

7.2. Patients can send notes to care team

8. Scheduling

8.1. Patients can log in and schedule appointments

8.2. Convenient for patients

8.3. Reduces Medical Office Phone Trafffic

9. Personal Health Record

9.1. Owned by patient, not provider

9.2. Helps the patient keep track of information from visits with doctor

9.3. Helps patients track blood pressure, food intake, exercising, etc.

10. Secure Messaging

10.1. Allows two parties to transmit personal and medical information though a streamlined database

11. Medical Devices

11.1. Insulin Pumps

11.2. Pacemakers

11.3. ICDs

11.4. Implants

12. TeleHealth

12.1. Reduces Inequalities

12.2. Virtual MD/Specialist

12.3. Remote health monitoring

12.4. Flexible

13. Mobile Health Apps

13.1. Health monitoring

13.2. Personal Health info