Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Financing Health Care - Part 2
Lecture:Methods of Controlling Rising Medical Costs
Slide content:Controlling Health Care Costs - 1 Review some potential methods of controlling rising costs in medicine Examine the role of health information technology in reducing and limiting costs Use of electronic health records and evidence- based medicine (EBM) Clinical decision support Clinical practice guidelines 4
Slide notes:This lecture discusses potential methods of addressing rising health care costs in the U.S. through the use of health information technology to coordinate care; the use of electronic health records to improve health information exchange; and the use of evidence-based medicine, or EBM, such as clinical decision support and clinical practice guidelines, to better support providers. Health IT Workforce Curriculum Version 4.0 4