The policies of the government have enabled better resource use through the optimization workflows that are made possible by electronic health record systems. These systems have enabled organizations in the healthcare sector to cut costs by automating paperwork and increase efficiency.
At an organizational level policy helped to improve communication among providers from different disciplines or departments in a single system. The standardization of software, such as Health Level Seven HL7 (which sets the standards for sharing patient information between multiple software applications within a single organization and across institutions) is a way to achieve this.
The policies constantly evolve to keep up with the changing demands and expectations of healthcare providers. They also ensure that the latest technological developments can be safely integrated into the existing infrastructures, improving patient care around the globe.