Healthcare Law and IT

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Healthcare Law and IT

With the advent of medical technologies, the medication practices, procedures, and treatments have improved a lot. The doctors and the physicians are finding it more comfortable with the newly developed procedures. These new techniques have been developed with the help of Information Technology (IT) resources and platforms. All the relevant medical applications utilized the platform of these IT resources, and help the doctors and the physicians to improve their overall efficiency. Doctors and clinicians are combining their old medical knowledge with this new technological knowledge, and thereby have started applying it in the daily practices. In their daily practices, they store valuable information of the patients, their current health status, their disorder symptoms and other relevant issues, and the required course of action. Further, they are now able to communicate easily with the other doctors and healthcare service providers with the helps of this informatics, for conducting in-depth consultation of the given patient. During the past time, it was difficult to organize such meetings, store such valuable information of all the patients, and even synchronize their schedules (Adhikari & Lapinsky, 2003). But, with the help of these healthcare systems, all these challenges can be solved effectively and easily. Medical informatics deals with promoting healthcare and understanding the core issues faced by today’s clinicians.

The traditional paper-based system is now out of the given scenario, and instead large and complex medical organizations are now dealing with enormous amount of data-sets with the help of these IT Systems (Altman, 2003). The conventional medical records are now easily stored in the datab...

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