IoT
Healthcare // Patient Tools
News
10/5/2010
07:57 PM
50%
50%

9 Ways Health IT Improves Patient Care

The HITECH legislation of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is allocating more than $20 billion to push for the adoption of health IT nationwide, including e-health records and e-prescription systems. Health IT can boost patient's quality of care by reducing medical errors, improving clinical decision making and helping to eliminate redundant and unnecessary tests and costs. Health IT, including automated systems that check for adverse drug interactions, allergies, and confirm patient I
Previous
3 of 9
Next


Mobile healthcare applications are helping clinicians and patients to enter and access health information and utilize wellness tools on-the go. Laptops, PDA and smartphones (including the new Dell Streak pictured here) can also be used with medical monitoring devices, such as glucose readers, to track chronic medical condition.

SEE ALSO:

RFID In Healthcare

Disney Cancer Center Offers High Tech Care

InformationWeek 500: Healthcare Innovators

Previous
3 of 9
Next
Comment  | 
Print  | 
More Insights
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
White Papers
Current Issue
How to Knock Down Barriers to Effective Risk Management
Risk management today is a hodgepodge of systems, siloed approaches, and poor data collection practices. That isn't how it should be.
Video
Slideshows
Twitter Feed
InformationWeek Radio
Sponsored Live Streaming Video
Everything You've Been Told About Mobility Is Wrong
Attend this video symposium with Sean Wisdom, Global Director of Mobility Solutions, and learn about how you can harness powerful new products to mobilize your business potential.