Healthcare Information Technology

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Healthcare Information Technology by Mind Map: Healthcare Information Technology

1. Convenient Communication

2. Practice Management

2.1. Manage Clinical and Administrative Aspects of Practice

2.2. Increased Efficiency

3. EMR (Electronic Medical Record)

3.1. Replace Paper Records

3.2. Medical Charting, Digital Charts and Patient Histories

3.3. Alert when preventative procedures and screenings due

3.4. For one Practice/Office

4. EHR (Electronic Health Record)

4.1. Similar to EMR,but more robust

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

4.3. Shares data with other EHRs

5. Scheduling

5.1. Patients can log in and schedule appointments

5.2. Convenient for patients

5.3. Reduces Medical Office Phone Trafffic

6. Secure Messaging

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

7. TeleHealth

7.1. Reduces Inequalities

7.2. Virtual MD/Specialist

7.3. Remote health monitoring

7.4. Flexible

8. ePrescribing

8.1. Quick

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

8.3. Can cross check for drug interactions

8.4. Increases prescribing of generic drugs = cost effective

9. Medical Billing

9.1. Automated billing and filling insurance claims

9.2. Notifications for Late Payments

10. Patient Portal

10.1. Views everything in EMR and EHR

10.2. Patients can send notes to care team

11. Personal Health Record

11.1. Owned by patient, not provider

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

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

12. Medical Devices

12.1. Insulin Pumps

12.2. Pacemakers

12.3. ICDs

12.4. Implants

13. Mobile Health Apps

13.1. Health monitoring

13.2. Personal Health info