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Information and Communication Emerging Technology: Making Sense of Healthcare Innovation

  • Susanto H
  • Chen C
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Abstract

Information and communication technology (ICT) has contributed a lot of things to support the health system in many aspects and has an impact positively. Information technology even changed on how hospital order stocks activities. E-health system is a stage that uses the ICT to interface different clients; it was intended to convey social insurance. Mobile health information system and internet support public health and clinical care-offers and also it is widely available and can enhancing electronic health for healthcare organization at different level; such as regional, community, and individual levels. Telematics has ease people from afar to do medical check via media usually. One part of e-Health is electronic medical record that contains patients information and accessible by healthcare staff. Clinical decision support system is a system that helps to make a decision regarding their patients matter. Management and maintenance of server should also be watch after as it affects many things in the information technology. Administrative staff also record their patients clinical record and organizing their financial management by using IT. Even robots have replaced some of the position such as doing surgery in health organizations. This study is an attempt to provide a picture of preferences over the information and communication emerging technology to enabling healthcare innovation through big data perspective. The results are interesting. Healthcare innovation through ICT and big data are indispensable elements of a multifaceted approach to forestall medication errors and enhance the patient safety. Clinical staff play a major role in the health organizations as information system in health organization. Improvisation of uniformity and recognition of the design aside from implementation of such systems should also be advantageous to the ICT though big data. Likewise, generating an economic and policy environment conducive to the financial intention of hospitals and physicians will facilitate wider adoption of such technology in the health information system sector.

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Susanto, H., & Chen, C. K. (2017). Information and Communication Emerging Technology: Making Sense of Healthcare Innovation (pp. 229–250). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-49736-5_10

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