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How did early health care applications in informatics differ from the ones available today?

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How do early health care applications in informatics differ from the ones available today?

Informatics in health is the application of computer technologies to store, analyse, share, and communicate data relevant to care givers and care users. Since its evolution in the medical field, information technology itself has gone through many phases of change and progressive itself. This and a number of other factors have actually shaped the utility, acceptance, operatives, and the emergence of health informatics. Significant work processes and cultural changes have also played a vital role in the differences of the old and new technologies. In the earlier days, informatics in health care was very isolated and existed mostly in silos. A few care providers out of the many adopted information technical capabilities to make work processes more efficient. The earlier usages of IT in healthcare lacked a number of important improvements that we actually see today, however IT is still evolving in ...

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This solution talks about how the early health care applications are different from the ones available today. It also mentions the limitations of the earlier applications which have been addressed in the ones used currently.

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