Health IT Basics
Types of health IT
The goal of any health information technology (IT) product, system or service is to help the physician practice manage patient data effectively. That data may include patient records, prescriptions, billing and insurance information or even photos and other images. Your practice’s individual needs and priorities will largely determine what type of health IT you choose.
However, before tackling the details of your practice’s particular needs, take a look at the basic applications on the market today.
Understanding the current health IT landscape will ultimately help you better navigate your individual health IT choices. Following is a comprehensive list of current health IT applications available: