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Asian Institute of Research, Journal Publication, Journal Academics, Education Journal, Asian Institute
Asian Institute of Research, Journal Publication, Journal Academics, Education Journal, Asian Institute

Engineering and Technology Quarterly Reviews

ISSN 2622-9374

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open access

Published: 25 November 2023

The Impact of Health Information Systems on Patient Outcomes

Donel Richemond, Taiwan Huggins-Jordan

Trinity Global College, Valencia College

journal of social and political sciences
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Pages: 49-55

Keywords: Systematic Management, Medical Errors, Operational Efficiency, Decision-Making, Implementation Costs and Privacy


The Internet of Medical Things has actualized the digital transformation of the healthcare industry where information systems are leveraged by providers for enhanced performance and improved patient outcomes. In light of these systems’ outsized role in healthcare management, it is essential to explore impacts on healthcare by discussing the advantages and disadvantages of Health Information Systems (HIMS). This study investigates the strengths and shortfalls of HIMS. It addresses the gap in scholarly literature that often focuses on isolated effects rather than providing a generalized understanding of HIMS advantages and liabilities. This research used the narrative review methodology that aggregates and synthesizes literature on the subject. The body of the text discusses advantages of health information systems such as enhancing systematic management of health data, reducing medical errors, promoting operational efficiency and decision making. The vulnerabilities of information systems discussed herein are implementation costs and privacy concerns. The terminal summarizes the paper’s content, connecting it to impact on patient outcomes.


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