Essentials: Health Information Technology
February 19, 2019 | Healthcare Risk, Quality, & Safety Guidance
Health information technology (IT) supports how an organization aspires to its vision statement and works within it its value system to support its mission statement.
Use these action recommendations and Healthcare Risk Control resources to plan and support your efforts to develop and evaluate patient safety, quality, and risk management activities.
Close the loop using health IT to mitigate delayed, missed, and incorrect diagnoses related to diagnostic testing and medication changes. Regardless of the means of communication used, tracking test results and medication changes has long been a challenge in all practice settings. Health technology holds the...