It101 Chapter 14: Enterprise And Global Management Of Information Technology “s”

Administratvie information systems – A category of healthcare information systems that supports human resources management, finacial management, executive decision support, and other business-related functions
content delivery network – Consider ______ applications. A news organization could use a ______ to store copies of its new articles.
Now that registries and databases are almost universally electronic, data collection is odne manually. – False
Ambulatory Care – Comprehensive term for all types of health care provided in an outpatient setting
Information – data that has been processed into a meaningful context
measures of central tendency – are the mean, median and mode can be used to describe populations
Entities not covered by HIPAA – Not all registries and databases are covered under HIPAA if the organization maintaining them does not bill for patient care services. Central registries would be an example. In such cases, the general norms for data confidentiality should be followed.
Part 3 – "Best practices" for acquiring and implementing new systems and managing IT projects
data – the path from ____ to information, and then to knowledge, is a continuum.
data – the path from ____ to information, and then to knowledge, is a continuum.
Snoopware – software that allows one to monitor what is happening on a computer
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) System: – A networked information system that collects, processes, and provides information about an organization's entire enterprise, from identification of customer needs and receipt of orders to distribution of products and receipt of payments.
Snoopware – software that allows one to monitor what is happening on a computer
mainframe – Large computer system with multiple terminals and keyboard access.
5 Alternatives for System Acquisition: – 5 Alternatives for System Acquisition:

a. Purchase or lease commercial software
b. Subscription of web-based software from applications service provider (ASP)= more popular because it avoids the time and money linked to in-house development
c. In-house design and programming
d. Out-sourcing
e. Combination of the above

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