Health Information Technology Literature Review

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4. Literature review

Kalpa (2012) noted in his research that information technology (IT) is all about the use of technology to process information however health information technology is about portraying the comprehensive management of health information through computerized systems and bring security exchange between customers, providers, government and quality entities and insurers. Gokhe, Gaikwad, Mudholkar & Pol (2016) stated in their studies that health information technology was seen as the most promising to improve largely the efficiency, quality and safety of the health delivery system. it improve health care quality or effectiveness, decrease paperwork and unproductive or idle work time, extend real-time communications of health
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And they added that “The implication is that design, training, and informational sessions must focus on ensuring that health IT is (or, at least, is perceived to be) capable of improving important outcomes and is not difficult to use”. Van der Zande et al. (2013) said in his research that the majority of experts have noted that the leading reasons to reject or accept technology are the relative advantages that offer to users, paralleled to methods they are replacing. And these advantages are summarized as time advantage, financial advantage and clinical advantage. And the authors added in the same research that in term of time the benefits cover smaller administration or treatment time and transmitting responsibilities to non-dentists, financially they are based on the costs of buying,…show more content…
The first domain consisted of eleven constructs (Increase patient satisfaction with dental appliances(IPSDA), Decrease technical expense to the patient(DTEP), Increase practice efficiency(IPE), Increase practice production(IPP), Improve record quality(IRQ), Improve case diagnosis and treatment planning(ICDTP), Improve doctor-patient communication(IDPC), Reduce record storage equipment(RRSE), Improve dentist to dental technician/ technologist communication(IDDT/TC), Increase access to shared patient information(IASPI) and Decrease operational time(DOT)), the second five constructs (Digital photography(DP), Digital radiography(DO), Electronic virtual models(EVM), Electronic referral forms(ERF) and Paperless forms(PF)) and the third had five constructs (Cost of equipment(CE), Lack of comfort with technology(LCT), Need for technical training(NTT), Lack of face to face interaction(LFFI) and Security and privacy issues(SPI)) also which made a total of twenty-one constructs in the whole questionnaire. Using the Likert scale of 1 to 5 ranging from strongly agree to strongly disagree. The main objective of these questions was to measure each concept around the use of computer and internet for each students in
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