Impact of Information Technology on Healthcare
The field of healthcare has been undergoing evolution since its development where cultural practices were at the center of health service provision. In the 20th century, traditional approaches were replaced by evidence-based operations to improve the service outcomes. Due to improved health and awareness, populations have come to understand the importance of healthy living and they now demand quality services from health professionals. Currently information technology (IT) is gradually becoming the center of healthcare service provision. Most healthcare professionals are trying to embrace IT to improve service delivery and ensure the best patient outcomes.
Traditional approaches in the ...