Application: The Use of Health Information Technology to Improve Quality and Increase SafetyHealth information technology can be a powerful tool for improving the quality of health care delivery. Yet, the transition to implementation can be expensive and challenging, and it can sometimes be difficult to demonstrate the return on investment.To prepare for this Application:Identify a specific challenge related to quality and safety. (This may be the same challenge you selected for this weeks Discussion or a different one.)
Investigate how health information technology could be used to aIDress this challenge. Review the information presented in this weeks Learning Resources, and conduct aIDitional research of your own using the Walden library and credible Web sites. Then, narrow your focus to one type of technology that would be highly beneficial for aIDressing this challenge.
Consider the potential outcomes associated with implementing this technology.
What stakeholder concerns might arise?
How would it potentially decrease (or would it possibly increase) systems errors and/or errors related to human factors?
How could the return on investment be determined?The AssignmentWrite a 1- to 2-page paper that aIDresses the following:Identify a specific challenge related to quality and safety.
Explain how health information technology could be used to aIDress this challenge. (Make your response as specific as possible.)
Evaluate possible outcomes of the implementation of this technology.
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