Unit 4: The Effective HIT System

Unit 4 is designed to emphasize the aspects of HIT that contribute to effectiveness and meaningful use.  The concepts of usability, consistency, and reliability in regards to HIT systems and how each contributes to, or detracts from, effectiveness will be presented.  Definitions of evidence-based practice and guideline-enhanced care will be covered in addition to how HIT can support effective, safe, and efficient patient-centered care.