One of the key aspects of Health IT that differs from other companies and industry is the absolute need for data security – especially of patient information. So convincing organizations to disrupt, or change their policies and procedures, is not an easy task.
The term “Meaningful Use” gets thrown around quite a bit in the healthcare industry, but if it is not one of your direct responsibilities, you might not be aware of all that it entails. When a healthcare organization adopts the use of certified electronic health records (EHR) technology, they are said to be practicing Meaningful Use. As you can imagine, with the industry moving more into the digital space and taking advantage of mHealth technology, this is occurring more frequently.
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