Tag Archives: Healthcare Information Technology

Replacing a Processor and CPU fan

Make sure your intended replacement CPU will work with your motherboard.  Your motherboard manual will include the socket type used by the computer.  Make sure the CPU chosen will fit in the socket. Prepare your work area by turning off … Continue reading

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Selection and Acquisition (Electronic Health Records)

According to HIMSS (2010), “The Electronic Health Record (EHR) is a longitudinal electronic record of patient health information generated by one or more encounters in any care delivery setting.”  The record is kept in a digital format that can be shared across … Continue reading

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Health Information Technology Evolution: Telemedicine

Health Information Technology (HIT) is a growing and changing field in today’s hi-tech world.  Numerous advances in technology have led to improved systems and devices for patient care.  Telemedicine allows for medical information to be transmitted from one location to … Continue reading

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Health Care Terms

HIPAA HIPAA is the legislation that protects a patient’s privacy and safety by providing provisions to prevent patient’s health information from being disclosed without authorization (Wagner, Lee, & Glaser, 2009). HIPAA affects whom a health care provider can speak to regarding … Continue reading

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