IT and Healthcare

e-Health

E-Health is defined as: Application of the Internet and other related technologies in the healthcare industry to improve the access, efficiency, effectiveness and quality of clinical and business processes utilized by healthcare organizations, practitioners, patients and consumers to improve the health status of patients.


  • E-Health = Health's version of e-commerce: thus conducting health business electronically
  • E-Health = ICT (IT &Communications Technology)in Health Sector

IT for doctors healthcare falls into three main types :

  • Administrative systems designed to expedite administrative work like accounting, billing, and inventory-keeping
  • Clinical programs that assist the care process
  • Infrastructure devices that support administrative systems and clinical programs

There's no doubt that IT has the potential to bring multiple benefits to doctors and their practices. However, there are some drawbacks. The cost of investing in IT can be great, and financial returns are uncertain.

Whatever concerns healthcare professionals might have about IT, it is important that all doctors be aware of the benefits technology can provide for their practices. IT can help doctors'healthcare reduce costs associated with storing medical records and doing administrative tasks manually.

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