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CompTIA® Healthcare IT Technician HIT-001 Authorized Cert Guide by Jean Andrews, Joy Dark

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Chapter 2. Introducing Data Flow in HIT

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As always, remember that getting patient data to healthcare providers in a timely manner makes for better patient care. For example, data about patients needs to move from the bedside to the lab, and then to the pharmacy and back to the bedside. The data can be moved using paper and phone calls, and that is how healthcare data moved for years; however, to save healthcare providers’ time and energy, computerized information systems have been installed. In the past, someone had to call the lab to get results from blood work, ...

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