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The management of patient information is a very important part of providing patient care and executing business functions in healthcare organizations. It is critical that information be properly collected and entered into the information management systems for proper patient care and business management. The technology to facilitate this effort is equally important to the skill set of employees.

Discuss the current and pending technology to help healthcare organizations manage patient information

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// This paper discusses about the concept of Patient Information Management in healthcare centers. We are aware that patients are the focal point of a hospital. The management of patient information is an important part of providing patient care and executing business functions in healthcare organizations.//

The Patient Management offers a wide range of functions. Each process is geared toward patient's admission, inpatient and outpatient events, invoicing, and communication with health insurance carriers (Daniels & Ramey, 2005). It is critical that information be properly collected and entered into the information management systems for proper patient care and business management. The technology to facilitate this effort is equally important to the skill set of employees.

The current technology used is Patient Management Scorecard. This scorecard is a comprehensive framework and helps healthcare managers in defining strategies, communicating short and long term goals, setting performance targets, evaluating hospital responses to physician needs and tracking process improvement efforts. Thus, a scorecard articulates what a healthcare centre should do ...

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