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Using information and communication technology in healthcare

by Stuart Tyrrell

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Published by Radcliffe Medical Press in Abingdon, U.K .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical care -- Information technology.,
  • Information storage and retrieval systems -- Medical care.,
  • Medicine -- Communication systems.,
  • Computers.,
  • Information Storage and Retrieval.,
  • Computer Communication Networks.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementStuart Tyrrell.
    SeriesHarnessing health information series -- no. 5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 156 p. :
    Number of Pages156
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22466457M
    ISBN 101857754697

    Investigate the use of and access to appropriate assistive and communication technologies for health and social care by: Describing a range of technologies and devices available for use within health and social care. Firstly, a brief introduction should be made on the meaning of Assistive Technology. The Little Data Book on Information and Communication Technology presents at-a-glance tables for more than economies showing the most recent national data on key indicators of information and communications technology (ICT), including access, quality, affordability, efficiency, sustainability and applications.

    computer hardware and software that deals with the storage, retrieval, sharing, and use of health care information, data, and. knowledge for communication and decision making. (Goldschmidt, Using technology in communication has become a necessity, it’s now part of our lives. People communicate through emails, faxes, Mobile phones, texting services, video conferences, video chat rooms and social media channels. As time goes on, more emerging technologies will change the way we communicate and it will be up to us to embrace them [ ].

    Information and communications technology (ICT) is an extensional term for information technology (IT) that stresses the role of unified communications and the integration of telecommunications (telephone lines and wireless signals) and computers, as well as necessary enterprise software, middleware, storage, and audiovisual systems, that enable users to . The integration of health information technology (IT) into primary care includes a variety of electronic methods that are used to manage information about people's health and health care, for both individual patients and groups of patients. The use of health IT can improve the quality of care, even as it makes health care more cost effective.


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Using information and communication technology in healthcare by Stuart Tyrrell Download PDF EPUB FB2

Content: This book explains that the information in health care loses meaning unless it is conveyed in a timely, reliable, and safe manner and that the success of communication technology depends on the manner in which information is presented.

The book begins with an explanation of basic purposes and design of computer hardware and the Author: Nancy M. Lorenzi, Lisa Miller. Innovation with Information Technologies in Healthcare thus serves to fill this gap by using real life cases to detail how information technology systems have been used in an innovative fashion to solve the types of problems faced every day in healthcare.

The Editors and their carefully selected group of contributors, ranging from multi /5(8). BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: The increase in use of everyday information and communication technologies can lead to the need for health professionals to incorporate technology use competencies in practice.

Information and communication technologies has the potential to improve participation in daily life among people with by: 2.

The global shift toward the use of information and communication technology (ICT) in health education and practice has been shown to enhance both.

Thus, innovative, disruptive models of healthcare delivery that leverage current information, communication, and decision technology platforms in novel ways have the potential to change the Author: Roberta Heale. Information & Communication Technology offers various ways to improvise the Healthcare system.

The healthcare field has to use ICT more intelligently to bring in more changes and elevate the healthcare to a much higher level which is important for the country’s development. Health communication and health information technology (IT) are central to health care, public health, and the way our society views health.

These processes make up the ways and the context in which professionals and the public search for, understand, and use health information, significantly impacting their health decisions and actions.

Information and communication technology offer powerful means for restructuring many health service processes, and there currently are an increasing array of communication channels, media, and devices from which communication services can be by: Chaotic implementation of new technologies appears to be the norm in health care.

More research is needed to more effectively introduce new technologies, minimizing risk to the patient, and reducing stress on nursing staff. Likewise, once technology is integrated into nursing care delivery systems, Cited by: Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is a major challenge to our educational system.

This book is designed for use by PreK preservice and inservice teachers, and by teachers of these teachers. It provides a brief overview of some of the key topics in the field of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Size: 2MB. With the development of the information society, the idea of moving elderly care activities to their living environment and implementing efficient and high-quality health care and social care services at home can be achieved with the use of information and communication technology (ICT), which can convert an elderly person’s home into an Cited by: 1.

Information and communication technologies (ICTs) embody all digital technologies that support the electronic capture, storage, processing, and exchange of information in order to promote health, prevent illness, treat disease, manage chronic illness, and so on [1, 2].Cited by: Information and Communications Technology (ICT) is viewed as both a means and an end for development.

With roughly two-third of the world economy based on services, and the rise of India, Philippines, and other nations as global IT players, many developing countries have accepted ICT as a national mission. Book Description In almost all Western countries, concerted efforts are made to stimulate the use of information and communication technology (ICT) in health care.

Yet the number of success stories are few and the frustrations many. Webster’s Dictionary defines communication as “the imparting or interchange of thoughts, opinions, or information by speech, writing, or signs.” It is important to consider that communication is not just verbal in form.

One study states that 93 percent of communication is more affected by body language, Cited by: BARIN K. WILLIAMS has a B.A and M.A from Stanford University and held managerial jobs in education, communication, and publishing. Stacey Sawyer has been a co-author on editions 2 through 5 of this successful product, as well co-authoring Using Information Technology.

Sarah Hutchinson has been a co-author on all editions of this product as well Cited by:   With all of the new “smart” information and communications technology (ICT) available today, it’s easy to make the wrong strategic decisions.

To achieve sustainable, high quality, cost-efficient healthcare, leaders must understand when and where to invest. Information and communications technology has increased productivity in many sectors of the economy, and economic growth rests more and more on the contributions of ICT.

However, even though the investments in ICT have been growing, the adoption information and communication technology has been relatively slow in health care by: 2. Introduction. Information and communication technology (ICT) are becoming a natural part in healthcare both for delivering and giving accessibility to healthcare for people with chronic illness living at home.

Aim. The aim was to review existing studies describing the use of ICT in home care for communication between patients, family members, and healthcare professionals. Cited by: The Technology in Healthcare book bundle is an authoritative reference compilation that supports the continual development and transformation of medical technologies.

This wide-ranging set of titles includes 19 scholarly titles focusing on healthcare information systems, smart healthcare applications, electronic medical records, and telehealth. Introduction to Healthcare Information Technology Since the healthcare industry is growing at a rapid pace faster than the average human being could imagine.

And one of the most significant changes is the increase usage of electronic health by: 4. Healthcare communications technology has come a long way since the days of pagers and landline telephones.

Today smartphones are everywhere, mobile apps and portals are connecting caregivers and caregivers not to mention caregivers and patients, and doctors and nurses are communicating via other healthcare information systems.Telehealth is the use of digital information and communication technologies, such as computers and mobile devices, to access health care services remotely and manage your health care.

These may be technologies you use from home or that your doctor uses to improve or support health care services. Consider, for example, the ways telehealth could.