From Open MedicDrive
Computerized Provider Order Entry (CPOE) A computer application that allows a physician's orders for diagnostic and treatment services (such as medications, laboratory, and other tests) to be entered electronically instead of being recorded on order sheets or prescription pads. The computer compares the order against standards for dosing, checks for allergies or interactions with other medications, and warns the physician about potential problems.
Digital Personal Health Record:
This is the collection of information, assembled and maintained in an electronic format which pertains to the health status of an individual and the health services delivered to an individual using a portable disk storage device.
Enterprise Architecture: A strategic resource that aligns business and technology, leverages shared assets, builds internal and external partnerships, and optimizes the value of information technology services.
Electronic Health Record:
A real-time patient health record with access to evidence-based decision support tools that can be used to aid clinicians in decision-making. The EHR can automate and streamline a clinician's workflow, ensuring that all clinical information is communicated. It can also prevent delays in response that result in gaps in care. The EHR can also support the collection of data for uses other than clinical care, such as billing, quality management, outcome reporting, and public health disease surveillance and reporting.
Health Information Technology (HIT): The application of information processing involving both computer hardware and software that deals with the storage, retrieval, sharing, and use of health care information, data, and knowledge for communication and decision making.
Using new technologies not only in the web but also off-line to delivery optimum health care to patient and individuals to manage diseases utilizing early preventive strategies.
Personal Health Record :
This is the collection of information, assembled and maintained in an paper or electronic format which pertains to the health status of an individual over a life time.
Personal Health Application:
An electronic application through which individuals can maintain and manage their health information (and that of others for whom they are authorized) in a private, secure, and confidential environment with input of data from patient,physician and health care provider.