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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    Telehealth

    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.
  • CCHIT

    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.
  • HITECH

    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.