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  1. Parker, Pamela J. RN,C, BSN, MBA


The growth of health care technology continues with improved applications and innovative solutions.


Technology expenses force financially stressed organizations to look at return on investment (ROI) in evaluating which of the available options to implement. Administrators quantify technology benefits that increase productivity, streamline work processes, or impact patient care quality and safety. Technology options such as clinical documentation systems, bar coding, medication administration, computerized provider order entry (CPOE), specialty systems, inventory, charge capture, and workflow management are maturing.