Computer Technologies in Healthcare - Coggle Diagram
Computer Technologies in Healthcare
Overview of technology in healthcare
The organised provision of medical treatment to people and communities is known as healthcare.
Computer technology has enabled people all across the world to improve and save lives.
Computer technology is a driving force behind healthcare improvements.
Also known as Internet of
Medical Things (IoMT)
also known as
Wearable technology in healthcare
Electronic health/medical records
Mobile-phone based quarantine monitoring
Health information system
It is a medical and public health practise that is aided by mobile technology.
through the services provided by all health professions, to aid in the prevention, treatment, and management of sickness, as well as to promote health and wellness
Use computer technology to analyse genomes (live creatures' genetic material), which leads to breakthroughs in healthcare.
Medical imaging technologies
Disease modelling & outbreak prediction
demonstrate how infectious diseases like COVID-19 propagate across the world
Computerized tomography (CT scan)
It creates cross sectional pictures of the bones, blood arteries, and soft tissues inside the body via computer processing.
is a modern analytics tool
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
creates comprehensive pictures of the organs and tissues within the human body using a magnetic field, radio waves, and computer technologies.
produces pictures within the human body using high-frequency sound waves
X-rays are used to check the breasts for malignancy.
AI in healthcare
used to mine and handle large amounts of data in a short amount of time to provide useful information
Used to aid in pre-operative planning, surgical navigation, and surgical procedures.
Telemedicine & telehealth
Enriching medical education
Usage of virtual reality/augmented
reality for medical education
Other applications of IT in healthcare
Providing appointment and
Issues and challenges
Slow technical support
Not user friendly/user frustration