Health Information Technology

Featured

Health information technology, electronic medical records, and electronic prescriptions are but three examples of how technology is changing the health care sector. RAND research has explored many facets of health information technology and advised policymakers and practitioners on best practices for cost savings and improved patient outcomes.

  • Man speaking to his psychologist via telemedicine, photo by Merlas/Getty Images

    News Release

    Telemedicine Can Help Safety-Net Providers Expand Specialized Medical Services

    Jul 29, 2020

    Safety-net medical providers can substantially increase their telemedicine services with modest investments in new staff and technology, a move that can help them expand patients' access to specialized medical care.

  • COVID-19 content displayed on a mobile phone, photo by da-kuk/Getty Images

    Research Brief

    COVID-19 Mobile Surveillance Tools Raise Privacy Concerns

    Jul 30, 2020

    Dozens of countries are using mobile phone tools and data sources for COVID-19 tracking. These tools are beneficial, but they also have the potential for harm. As public health agencies consider using mobile surveillance tools, they will need to address privacy concerns.

Explore Health Information Technology

Research conducted by