Impact of Information Technology (IT) on The Healthcare Sector

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Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1LITERATURE REVIEW................................................................................................................1RESEARCH METHODOLOGY.....................................................................................................3Type of investigation...................................................................................................................3Research design...........................................................................................................................3Research Approach.....................................................................................................................4Data collection............................................................................................................................4DISCUSSION ON THE DATA......................................................................................................4FINDING.........................................................................................................................................7REFLECTION.................................................................................................................................8REFERENCES................................................................................................................................9
INTRODUCTIONAims: The impact of Information technology (IT) on the healthcare sector.Research objectives:To determine ways through which healthcare organisation can reduce drug errors by 5%in 1 year.To identify significance of IT in increasing number of healthcare professionals by 10% in1 year.To reduce complexities by 5% in 2 years related to Information Technology which NHSis currently facing.Research questions:What are different ways through which healthcare organisation can reduce drug errors by5% in 1 year?What is significance of IT in increasing number of healthcare professionals by 10% in 1year?How complexities can be reduced by 5% in 2 years related to Information Technologywhich NHS is currently facing?LITERATURE REVIEWDifferent ways through which healthcare organisation can reduce drug errors by 5% in 1year.As per thoughtsMaxik, (2017)Drug error is problem for hospitals and healthcareproviders around the world. They occur when wrong medication is provided to patients. Sucherrors can happen at any point in the medication distribution process, from prescribing toadministering.For any medical institution it is essential to reduce drug errors.There arefollowing ways through which healthcare organisation can reduce drug errors:Nurses should ensure correct medication and correct dosage is provided to patients.While transferring patients from one institution to other, Nurses should check data ofpatient from medication administration record(MAR) before giving them any medicine.They should cross check medicine given to patients. When shift of nurse changes theymust verify dosage given to patients.1
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