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Health Care Information Systems: A Practical Approach for Health Care Management, 2nd Edition by John P. Glaser, Frances W. Lee, Karen A. Wager

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CHAPTER 4
HISTORY AND EVOLUTION OF HEALTH CARE INFORMATION SYSTEMS

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

• To be able to describe the history and evolution of health care information systems from the 1960s to the present.
• To be able to identify the major advances in information technology and significant federal initiatives that influenced the adoption of health care information systems.
• To be able to identify the major types of administrative and clinical information systems used in health care.
• To be able to discuss why information technology (IT) adoption rates are lower in health care compared with other industries.
• To be able to discuss the relationship between incentives and health care IT adoption and use.
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