Introduction to Health Technology

Module Materials

Are you confused by what health information technology (HIT) means?

If so, this module is for you!  Key topics include definitions and components of HIT and the successes and challenges of HIT implementation.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the key components of health information technology.
  • Discuss definitions for electronic health records, patient registries, health information exchanges, and clinical decision support tools.
  • Describe effective methods for implementation of HIT in primary care practices.

Who Should Complete this Module?

The information in this module is valuable for clinicians and practice staff such as medical assistants, front & back office, nursing, and care managers.

CME credit available.

Approximate Time: 60 minutes

Introduction to Health Technology