Healthcare Information Technology and Standards
The ability to exchange and use health information electronically is important in order to improve healthcare quality and safety. Interoperability is critical to future exchange of health data to reduce medical errors, improve quality, and contribute to medical research. In order for this to happen, it is necessary to come to agreement on a variety of data standards. It is also critical that health data is secure from all types of threats and technological vulnerabilities.
Using the South University Online Library or the Internet, research about healthcare IT and their standards. Based on your research and understanding, respond to the following: