Role of health informatics in the design, development, and implementation of new HIS and technology, especially EHR systems
Health informatics plays a crucial role in the design, development and implementation of HIS and technology, especially HER. Firstly, being the science that determines the “how” and “why,” it determined the structure and nature of the system to be put in place, by making the appropriate linkage between information systems hardware…….
When it comes to implementation, health informatics determines the resources and devices to be used in the entire process of acquisition, storage and retrieval of information contained in HIS and by extensio………
As depicted in figure 8.1, there is some synergy between clinical disciplines, informatics, and health outcomes. Clinical disciplines provide input for the system, informatics digest and process data and information that has been introduced into the system to provide health outcomes. The three components complement each other and are part and parcel of the system…………
Two parts of informatics that has the most effect on each other are information technology and healthcare. Information technology determines the hardware and software, as well as the communication aspect of each that is to be employed in informatics (Joseph, 2012). It lays the groundwork for the formation………….
Importance of health informatics in today’s healthcare
Health informatics is highly importance in today’s healthcare and public health environment in the United States. This is because of various reasons. Firstly, the ability of healthcare informatics to cut across the three major fields of IT, communication and healthcare offers an important innovation that is inclusive………….
When it comes to the handling and processing of information, healthcare is going through a transition regarding security and privacy of information. Though healthcare providers cannot boast of doing extremely well in this regard, tremendous steps have been taken and the transition is going on well. This can be evidenced by the fact that more than ever before, the issue of privacy is central to the management…………