Lisa A. Gallagher
In this chapter, you will learn how to
• Understand the importance of architectural safeguards for designing, building, purchasing, and implementing safe and secure IT systems and medical devices
• Know the relationship between reliability, availability, and safety as they impact healthcare IT systems
• Understand basic design considerations for high-reliability healthcare IT systems
The introduction of certain technology platforms, such as electronic health records (EHRs), has highlighted concerns about the privacy, security, and availability of patient records. But there are also many other types of IT systems and components that are used in the healthcare workflow today. For example, these are several common categories of ...