Health Information Technology and Quality, the Office of National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONCHIT or ONC). It was created in 2004 by President Bush administration to oversee HIT implementation followed by the HITECH Act (2009) enacted by President Obama administration to enhance its pace of adoption.
Identify salient features of these two Acts aimed at healthcare quality improvement through HIT implementation. Secondly, evaluate the role of financial incentives to providers for HIT-based healthcare quality improvement. Hence determine how the CMS (Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services) helped in healthcare quality improvement through HIT adoption. Assess implications for healthcare quality by providers for not adopting HIT? Finally, frame at least two recommendations to convince the laggard providers that HIT implementation leads to improved healthcare quality.
Healthcare information technology (HIT) has been defined as “the application of information processing involving both computer hardware and software that deals with the storage, retrieval, sharing, and use of health care information, data, and knowledge for communication and decision making.
answers with the course’s readings and at least two scholarly journal articles. The article’s purpose is to support your positions, claims, and observations, in addition to your textbook.
Sources ProQuest and EBSCOhost are great sites to find resources. Also, write in a concise and logical, using excellent grammar and style techniques. Additionally, the quality of your writing dictates grading criteria. On the other hand, if you use direct quotes from books or articles, place the words you copied (use parenthesis) and cite them in-line. Also, only use sources within the five-year range.