Information System Student’s Name Institution Course Date Definition of Terms Information System Information system can be defined from a two perspectives: i) From a functional aspect; Information system is a medium implemented technologically to record store and disseminate language expressions and support inferencing (Stair and George 2013). ii) From a Structural aspect; an Information system is made up of people procedures data models and formal languages that form a cohesive structure to perform organizational functions. These components are collectively configured to manipulate and process data as well as output information (Stair and George 2013). Hardware Hardware is the physical components of the computers system that are used to perform data input processing and storage as well as output results. It consists several peripheral devices such as mouse roles in a cost-effective and efficient way. Also use of information system allow efficient exchange of clinical information that allow safe and secure sharing of patient's data records among the doctors pharmacists and other health care providers as well as patients. It improves the quality speed and expenses of patient care. Also most systems offer decision assistance capabilities that alert administrator of impeding problems such as lab values reminders and interactions of medical procedures. References Null L. & Lobur J. (2014). The essentials of computer organization and architecture. Jones & Bartlett Publishers. Stair R. & Reynolds G. (2013). Principles of information systems. Cengage Learning. Wager K. A. Lee F. W. & Glaser J. P. (2017). Health care information systems: a practical approach for health care management. John Wiley & Sons. [...]
Complete Parts A and B of this worksheet. Cite any outside sources. For additional information on how to properly cite your sources, check out the Reference and Citation Generator resource in the Center for Writing Excellence. Part A Define each vocabulary term in the following table. Use your textbooks or an outside source as references. Provide at least two (2) examples of each vocabulary term, use complete sentences, and be clear and concise when explaining your answers. Vocabulary Terms Definitions Purpose Examples Information System Hardware CPU Memory and Storage Input and Output Devices Software Operating Systems Part B: Write a 150- to 350-word response to each of the following questions based on this week’s readings and your personal experience. Use your own words and provide examples to support your answers. 1. What is the difference between computer hardware and software? 2. Why is the use of information systems in health care important? Explain your answer.