History of Computers

Timeline created by AkilahB1736449
  • Heath Infomatics

    Joshua Lederberg and William S. Yamamoto are the creators of health informatics. It is a set of international standards used to transfer and share data between various healthcare providers
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    It didn't end in the 1960s, it was introduced during this timespan. It allows for healthcare providers and patients to communicate through computers using online video chat.
  • Technology in Healthcare

    Technology in Healthcare
    The punch card system was the first computer used in healthcare, holes were punched in the cards to represent data.
  • Mainframe Computers

    brought on the digitalization of medical information
  • Medicare Reimbursement Legislation

    Was enacted
  • EHRs and EMRs

    It is a digital version of a patient's healthcare record, that is maintained by the healthcare provider.
    Electronic Health Record
    Electronic Medical Record
  • Minicomputers and Personal Computers

    Minicomputers and Personal Computers
    Were invented and allowed smaller EHR software that could be easily accessible and affordable
  • MPI

    Master Patient Index is used to keep track of patients and medical data
  • H17

    Health Level 7 are a set of international standards used to transfer and share data between various healthcare providers, it helps by closing the gap in health IT applications
  • Dragon system

    It was founded by Dr. Jim Baker and Dr. Janet Baker, it is a speech recognition software for personal computers used by medical assistants and transcriptionist.
  • Invention of the Internet

    The creation of the internet helps broaden the resources of computer technology in relation to the healthcare field.

    Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology is an independent, not-for-profit group that certifies electronic health records (EHR) and networks for health information exchange (HIE) in the United States.
  • cancer Biomedical Informatics Grid, or caBIG

    Created by the National Cancer Institute, it helps connect data, research tools, scientists, and organizations.

    Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act encouraged healthcare providers to adopt EHRs and improve privacy and security for patients.
  • Telehealth

    Although it was first introduced in the 1950s, it is being used more frequently in 2020 since the outbreak of the coronavirus.