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What is Healthcare Technology

Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Third Edition
The information technologies (IT) developed with the purpose to improve productivity of hospitals, clinics, and health administration services and enhance access to and quality of healthcare. Examples of such technologies include healthcare information management systems, healthcare document management, healthcare business intelligence software, electronic medical records, mobile health services, and patient monitoring systems, to name a few.
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Healthcare Technology Adoption at the Group Level
Andre L. Araujo (Texas A&M University, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-5888-2.ch333
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Emerging Technologies for Aging in Place
This term is typically used to encompass all technologies that are used in the healthcare field inclusive of both medical personnel and patients.
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