10 Benefits of Health IT

05 Aug

10 Benefits of Health IT

  1. Enables more informed decision making and enhanced quality of care.
  2. Saves lives through remote consultations, whether urgent or diagnostic.
  3. Creates more efficient, convenient and potentially more cost effective
    delivery of care.
  4. Facilitates earlier – and more accurate – diagnoses.
  5. 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.
  6. Improves administrative efficiency and coordination.
  7. Allows rural residents to receive expert diagnosis and treatment from
    distant medical centers.
  8. Increases timeliness of treatment and decreases transfer rates while
    reducing medical costs through video technology.
  9. Supports real-time treatment by first responders through the use of
    wireless devices.
  10. Enhances senior wellness and preventative care through telemedicine
    and remote in-home monitoring.
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Posted by on August 5, 2011 in medical


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