Information Technology In Healthcare Sector: A Comparative Review Of The Existing Technologies And Practices

Research Article
Vatsala Singh and Apoorva Chaudhary

In the current era of technological advancements, software applications provide a very handy and user friendly environment to perform a particular task. A hospital information system (HIS) is an element of health informatics that focuses mainly on the administration needs of hospitals. It is a comprehensive, integrated information system designed to manage all the aspects of a hospital's operation, including medical, financial, and legal issues and the corresponding processing of services. Its purpose is to manage the information that health professionals need to perform their jobs effectively and efficiently. This paper aims to compare and contrast the different technologies and systems developed over time that aim to serve this purpose