Tremendous growth of information technology in healthcare sector is experienced in the last two years. The use of IT in healthcare sector has resulted in numerous efficiencies. It helps in supporting information management through computerized systems and also helps in secure data exchange between patient and providers. These technologies include record system of personal health, treatment process, all the relevant information related to the patient. There are various fields in which IT is helping healthcare sectors.
Help in cyber security
It helps in collecting the history of patient including its personal details, treatment period, diseases from which the patient is suffering, medication process and many more and keeping them secure and private. It reduces the large amount of paper work and also minimizes the chance of misuse and misplace.
Helps in day to day operations
Day to day activities and operations can be recorded in this system. The records are properly maintained according to date and time that will help doctors and patients to get all the available information in case of confusion. It will help the patient to discuss their problems from home and doctors will consult by looking its previous medication record.
At the time of payment
Healthcare IT benefits are very useful in payment method. After the treatment, a common problem is faced at the time of payment by both hospital and patients. It helps in make the making the payment process easy. Payment can be easily made by going through your record and the payment information is sent to the patient phone.
Huge data management
It helps in managing huge data for life time. In some cases, patients complain of suffering from the same problem which he has been cured of many years back. In those cases, it helps in quick search of their previous record and analyzes their operation or medication history. It helps in saving doctor’s as well as patient’s time.