Health Communication And Health Information Technology

3350 Words Aug 13th, 2014 14 Pages
Health communication and health information technology are essential features in today’s advance healthcare systems. It has become an important portion to healthcare delivery, public health, and the way individuals access and utilize the healthcare systems in modern societies. Health communication and technology are influencing the way in which health professionals and the public interprets health information and makes meaningful decisions about health. There is no doubt that effective use of communication and technology in the healthcare industry can contribute toward the expansion of public health education in areas where it is badly needed. This presentation will describe the many ways health communication and health information technology has evolve in terms of health care delivery, the emerging issues in health communication and health information technology, and the contributions it has made in dispensing health care.
How has health information technology changed in the last 30 years?
Health information technology (health IT) involves the exchange of health information in an electronic environment. It provides the umbrella framework that describes the comprehensive management of health information across computerized systems and the secure exchange of information between consumers, providers, government quality entities, and insurers. It has been one of the main and most significant changes to healthcare over the past thirty years. It is generally agreed that the…
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