Healthcare Management Systems: Features Capabilities and Operational Benefits

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Table of Contents 1- Features, capabilities, and operational benefits 2 Patient care applications 2 Management and enterprise system 2 E-Health applications 2 Strategic decision support applications 3 2- Need of Strategic plan for IM/IT in healthcare industry 3 Rationale 4 3- Systems development life-cycle in healthcare industry 4 4- Key elements for secure access to health care and patient information 5 5- Application of systems theory in healthcare governance of IT/IM 6 References 7 1-Features, capabilities, and operational benefits Patient care applications Patient care applications are proving out to be revolution in healthcare industry. It benefits both doctors and the patients. Some of the main features of these applications are visual tools, wireless connectivity, sketching tools, typing keyboards, and built-in storage that allow virtual storage of records. These applications are capable of patient identification as well as identifying the medication. Some of the patient care applications are designed to identify patient specimens as well as having capability to place orders for medication. The main benefits are having the ability to access EMR anywhere irrespective of location. Patients can receive medication through online orders. Examples: DrawMD, Isabel App. Management and enterprise system The enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems are also used in healthcare industry to optimize the operational and strategic capabilities. Some of
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