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The Benefits of Revolutionizing Health Care Delivery


By: Jenna Tziatis, Marketing Specialist 

It might come as no surprise to you that Health Information Management and Health Informatics are in-demand career paths.

Health Information Management uses technology to gather, analyze, and manage volumes of health information by transitioning records from paper to digital formats.  This process alone has revolutionized health care delivery.  From increased access and accuracy of patient care and administrative data to reduce personnel costs and optimized inventory levels, the overall results equate to improved quality of patient care. This means:

- Increased patient safety and privacy with the digital storage, display and synthesizing of patient information
- Efficient care coordination across multiple medical professionals with seamless and instant access to patient information
- Strategic analysis of staffing decisions, treatment decisions, patient feedback, and institution analysis
- Reduced operational costs with better management of staffing, supplies, inventory, equipment, and more

An educational investment in health information technology allows health professionals to not only increase efficiency but improve the experiences of staff, patients, and families. As a health care professional, you will want to stay relevant in the industry, ensure you contribute to your health centre effectively, and grow with technological advancements. This will not only lead to higher success for your health centre, but it will also ensure you stand out from your peers and give you a competitive edge.

With the rise of health information systems, more health professionals are seeking courses like the ones offered at McMaster Continuing Education. Programs such as Health Information Management, and Health Informatics will help you gain the skills and education you need to advance in your health career and become a leader in revolutionizing health care delivery.


The Benefits of Revolutionizing Health Care Delivery