Recent study results: Fewer than two percent of hospitals employ a comprehensive EHR system
•Challenges to integration of an EHR system
–Interfacing dissimilar systems
•Example: x-rays produce images on cellulose or polyester film. Film image must be digitized. Alternatively, x-ray machine modified to output digital images.
- Describe the frequently used healthcare image file types and their characteristics
- Mention, Identify medical interface components
- Explain the interface diagnosis process.