Do you have a Healthcare IT project in mind for your hospital? Do you need help justifying it and getting it approved? Here’s my quick tip: Use IRACIS to identify the advantages, benefits and value of the IT project. It is a concept I found in a book many years ago. IRACIS is an acronym that stands for: IR: Increase Revenues AC: Avoid Costs IS: Improve Services Build your business case by using IRACIS as an anchor point. Brainstorm, draft ideas, and expound on each item. Try to be as concrete...
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Category: Hospital IT Systems
HL7 Misconceptions – What is HL7 and what does HL7 do?
The Who and the How Case #1 A hospital in Luzon had recently acquired a new technology for its staff to use. Management had high hopes for the hospital’s operations to run more efficiently now that a new system was in place to help them automate their tasks. The hospital purchased brand new computers, discussed with staff who had been with them for a long time, and laid down the instructions on how to use the system. However, one month later, management found out that the staff had not been...
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Philippines Healthcare IT firm MedProjects discusses why hospitals should invest in an EDIS and cites key features of an Emergency Department Information System.
Question: What are the uses and benefits of a RIS/PACS?
Question: What are the Uses and Benefits of a Laboratory Information System? In most modern clinical laboratories, the LIS is the central nervous system of the operations. It can handle patient demographics, sample and specimen management, turn-around time measurements, order and results management and analyzer connections. In this previous post, we defined a laboratory information system as: A series of computer programs that process, store and manage data from all stages of medical processes...
Question: We are looking at improving our hospital processes by implementing IT systems. What are the different IT systems for hospitals? Answer There are several IT systems that hospitals implement to improve their core processes. These include: Hospital Information Systems (HIS) Laboratory Information Systems (LIS) Radiology Information Systems (RIS) Picture Archiving and Communications Systems (PACS) Document Management Systems (DMS) Clinical IT Systems or Electronic Medical Records (EMR)...
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