Technology in Healthcare
Health practitioners have long been pushing for more efficient and functional systems within their own work place. Though not a new concept, the discussion of Electronic Medical Records has been around for years. More recently, controversy has surrounded the introduction of a national database. Patient privacy is a huge issue and one that must not be taken lightly. This is one of the reasons why electronic medical records has not been taken to as rapidly. However, there are medical software vendors that have developed systems that provide robust functionality and at the same time, adhere to HIPAA laws.
Current technology consists of many areas from: voice recognition, data record keeping to medical billing. One online health administration website lists several vendors that offer a range of functionality in software. Some of these vendors include products like:
Archive America Record storage & management
Cerner Corp Supplier of healthcare information
IBM Via Voice Delivers medical records via the Internet.
Medical Software vocabulary
Medical billing, medical records and
Sds Health document processor and storage
Siemens Healthcare information systems