The Disadvantages Of Healthcare Management

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There are also many disadvantages of IT in Healthcare management. We’re going to explain four of them in this research paper. First disadvantage is the expenses; a more sophisticated technology developed for healthcare will be more expensive than a lesser one. People are living longer and healthier which means there is an increased of needs in healthcare. A healthcare system where it captures all activities and provides support for the person to use it effectively would be the best. The more IT system can reduce downtime, the more expensive the system can be for the users, doctors, nurses, physical trainer, speech therapy, etc. Second disadvantage is the time requires adapting to the new system. Technology is constantly evolving, for…show more content…
Last but not least, the fourth disadvantage would be susceptible to network hackers. Like other IT systems or other industries, we cannot prevent 100% of possible network hacking. The patients’ medical history and health information, by law should be kept confidential. Of course, IT system would have security measurements, but not impossible for network hacking to occur. Users of IT systems need to obtain measurements on how to securely store patients’ information for the use of treating the patients and any other healthcare related only. Healthcare has been an ongoing matter in the media. New healthcare regulations have created an influx of registered patients. With this influx occurring as stated previously there is a need to create measures that will protect the privacy of all patients both from internal or external threats. In response to these threats the government and state has passed regulations to minimize the breach that may occur within a healthcare facility. A breach defined as the impermissible use or disclosure under the Privacy Rule that compromises the security or privacy of the protected health information. Some of the regulations in place are the HIPAA, the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH), and the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005 (PSQIA). To truly understand more about the
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