10 Benefits of Health IT
- Enables more informed decision making and enhanced quality of care.
- Saves lives through remote consultations, whether urgent or diagnostic.
Creates more efficient, convenient and potentially more cost effective
delivery of care.
- Facilitates earlier – and more accurate – diagnoses.
Provides greater, and faster, access to a patient’s medical history,
reducing the risk of negative drug interactions or poor response to a
course of treatment.
- Improves administrative efficiency and coordination.
Allows rural residents to receive expert diagnosis and treatment from
distant medical centers.
Increases timeliness of treatment and decreases transfer rates while
reducing medical costs through video technology.
Supports real-time treatment by first responders through the use of
Enhances senior wellness and preventative care through telemedicine
and remote in-home monitoring.