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1Denny RosadoHealth Information Technology for NursingHSN/376
2TO: Nursing AdministratorFROM: Denny RosadoDATE: 25THFEBRUARY 2022CC: Board of DirectorsRE: Collaboration in HealthcareHealthcare is a critical aspect of society. Essentially, good health is also a basic need.However, as the world continues to evolve and technological advances continue to gain pace, thepatient treatment and follow-up between health institutions have been subjected to traditionalpractices (Mitreska, 2021). Consequently, when a patient is referred to another healthcareinstitution, healthcare has to re-engage the patient by diagnosing them again to understand theparticular problem that the patient is suffering from (Clemens, 2019).Problem definitionPatient diagnosis is a time and money-consuming process. When a patient is diagnosedwith a particular illness, this illness is recorded at the diagnosing facility either electronically oron traditional paper (Khurshid, 2019). When the same patient suffers another health problemrelated to the previously diagnosed problem, the diagnosing practitioner may not know about thepre-existing condition. They may have to subject the patient to another diagnosis to understandwhat other pre-existing conditions the patient is suffering from. A good example is the issue ofdiabetes and high blood pressure. Typically, diabetes has the effect of making the blood vessels

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