Non-EHR HIT: From Architecture to Operations

Alistair Erskine, Bipin Karunakaran

   In this chapter, you will learn how to

•  Understand overall HIT department organizational structure

•  Describe HIT roles in healthcare organizations

•  Understand the technology environment for non-EHR systems

•  Identify clinical and nonclinical systems that are critical to every healthcare organization

•  Identify commonalities in design and operation between the various non-EHR systems

•  Understand interoperability between critical clinical and nonclinical systems


As discussed in detail throughout this book, one of the major clinical HIT systems is the electronic health record (EHR) system, which helps clinicians with important clinical ...

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