ROLE OF HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN MEDICAL EDUCATION

  1. DR. AHMAD KHAN, DHQ TEACHING HOSPITAL GUJRANWALA
  2. DR. MUHAMMAD ADEEL, DHQ TEACHING HOSPITAL GUJRANWALA
  3. DR. AQSA ZAHID, DHQ TEACHING HOSPITAL GUJRANWALA
Corresponding Author: Dr. Muhammad Adeel, DHQ teaching hospital Gujranwala, adeelmalik72@yahoo.com
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.4244842
Cite this article as: Khan A, Adeel M, Zahid A. Role of health information technology in medical education. Int. J. Med. Dent. Allied Health Sci. 2020;2(10). 372-76

ABSTRACT: Health Information Technology (HIT) is health technology, particularly information technology, applied to health and health care. It supports health information management across computerized systems and the secure exchange of health information between consumers, providers, payers, and quality monitors. This cross-sectional study was conducted among medical students of different institutes. A predefined questionnaire was served to the medical students and different questions about usage of health information technology were asked. A total of 109 medical students participated in this study. Out of these, only 87 students returned the questionnaire after completion. The response rate was 79.81%. Out of these 87 students, 56 were males and 31 were females. All the students (100%) responded that they have some knowledge about health information technology being used in health appliances, machines, and devices.

Keywords: Health Information Technology