Evolution of Health Care Information Systems

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Evolution of Health Care Information Systems
Dimetria Major
March 29, 2013
Suzie Mays

Evolution of Health Care Information System
Health care has come a long way in technology for the past, implementing new technology has made the health care industry grow in size. Major events of health care have paved the way for future technologies influence the physicians, administrators, clinicians, and staff to push pass the old ways of thinking and create new initiatives of information systems. Health care information will be moving forward with significant changes, technology involvement will prove to be a positive and much needed impact to the decision making process. Compare and Contrast Health Care Operations within 20 years The evolution of health care information system has been proficient, effective, and patient-focused technologies have an influence on the way health evolve over the years. East Orange General Hospital has a lifetime of learning in keeping up with the new trends of technology. EOGH have surpassed the decade old information system of paper charts and became a quick study in advancement of information technology. The changes in the health care information systems from 20 years ago have put value on the system by improving patient safety and confidentiality. “The broad spectrum of clinic information has made a way for hospitals to integrate with administrative applications of care” (Wager, Lee, & Glaser, 2009 “p” 1). East Orange General Hospital have the use of information technology so the increase of efficiency and patient-centered care to possible with the right measures. Comparing the health IT systems to 20 years in the past has shown the comprehensive strive in implementing and computerizing different aspects of care management. Delivering information in today’s time has shown the function of the new trends of operating...