Ealth Informatics in the Clinical, Administrative and Research Settings
The following article, Reducing the Frequency of Errors in Medicine Using Information Technology, discusses the use of information systems to reduce the number of medical errors and their adverse implications. For this case assignment, read through the article and wirte a scholarly paper that addresses the following:
1.Identify three to four common sources of medical errors and their potential implications.
2.Describe ways that information technology and systems can be used to help mitigate these errors.
3.Beyond reducing errors, describe other ways the health information systems and discipline of Health Informatics as a whole can improve the quality of patient care.
4.Reach into the background material, online library and Internet for a larger look at Health Informatics and to find supporting evidence for your paper.