BRIEFLY DISCUSS THE HISTORY OF HIT AND HOW IT HAS EVOLVED IN THE U.S. SINCE THE EARLY 1960S.

This week’s lesson focuses on the use of HIT as an integral part of the U.S. healthcare delivery system. You have learned about the government’s contribuons, which include financial and legislave mandates to HIT. Despite the sizable investment and emphasis by public and private sectors, there is mixed scienfic evidence on the benefits of HIT when looking at quality and cost of care. Your assignment this week is to write a paper that includes the following: 

Briefly discuss the history of HIT and how it has evolved in the U.S. since the early 1960s. Be sure to discuss the role of large academic health instuons in the development and implementaon of HIT.
 
Discuss the major challenges of implemenng HIT in the U.S. healthcare delivery system. Summarize strategies to overcoming these challenges.
 
Idenfy and discuss areas of opportunity for improving quality, effecveness, and efficiency of the healthcare delivery system using HIT.
 

Length: 2 – 3 pages excluding reference page.

References: Support your work with a minimum of 3 scholarly resources
Your paper should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts that are 
 presented in the course. As well as provide new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect graduate‐level wring and APA standards. 

 

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