The healthcare industry has undergone significant changes in recent years, with advances in technology playing a major role in these transformations.
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Over the last decade, progress toward the Institute for Healthcare Improvement Triple Aim—improved patient outcomes and increased patient satisfaction, with reduced costs—has been driven by the implementation of systems of record and systems of engagement.
The adoption of electronic health records has wide ranging benefits for both medical providers and patients. EHR ensures that accurate, up-to-date patient information is accessible at all times.
New technologies offer leaps in healthcare capabilities, but the resulting explosion of data leads to new maladies to cure. According to IDC, worldwide revenues for information technology products and services will grow from nearly $2.4 trillion in 2016, to more than $2.7 trillion in 2020, led by financial services, manufacturing and healthcare.
Technology has made it simpler for healthcare professionals to access their patients’ data whenever and wherever they need to, but with that convenience comes the need for more security.