The way patient data is harvested and used is rapidly changing. Patient data itself has become quite complex. In the future, patient data will be combined with financial data, product or drug data, socioeconomic factors, social patterns, and social determinants of health. Cognitive behavior and artificial intelligence will be applied to the data to help prevent and depict rather than cure disease.
Evaluate the future of healthcare information technology.
Include the following aspects in the discussion:
1) Find two articles related to the future of information systems (IS) in healthcare
2) Include telehealth, wearable technology, patient portals, and data utilization
3) Analyze potential benefits from advances
4) Discuss, from your own perspective, the advantages, and disadvantages of having a system where the patient manages their own data