Healthcare Information Technology

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Healthcare Information Technology by Mind Map: Healthcare Information Technology

1. Electronic Health Records (EHR)

1.1. Easy to share information with specialists

1.2. Better to keep track of health information

1.3. Able to see them when the office is closed

2. Personal Health Records (PHR)

2.1. You can control what information goes into it

2.2. Reflection of your life outside the doctor's office

2.3. Can track what you eat, how much you exercise, and blood pressure

2.4. Can be linked with your EHR

3. Electronic Prescribing ( E-prescribing)

3.1. Prescription sent directly to pharmacy

3.2. No need for paper prescriptions

4. Medical Practice Management System

4.1. Doesn't include patients' medical data

4.2. Takes care of insurance claims

4.3. Handles payments and billing

4.4. All healthcare provides can use this technology

5. Master Patient Index (MPI)

5.1. Used by hospitals or large clinics to store patients' data

5.2. Easily accessible by all departments

5.3. Connects patients records from more than one database

5.4. Helps reduce duplicate patients' records

5.5. Create an index of all medical records for the patient

6. Patient Portal

6.1. Patients can access their health records

6.2. Can schedule appointments, view bills, and make payments online

6.3. Can communicate with doctors and receive lab results without the waiting for an appointment

7. Medical Billing Software

7.1. Generates medical bills while handling entire workflow

7.2. Takes care of insurance claims and verifications, payment tracking, and processing

7.3. Sends out alerts such as late payments or pending bills

8. Urgent Care Applications

8.1. Keeps track of patients that may need immediate attention

8.2. Allows patients to skip the waiting room

8.3. Keep track of their medical care status