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Evolution of Information Systems

Research and discuss how information systems have evolved, how they might evolve in the future, and how these changes affect health care today.

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Information systems have evolved from the time the abacus was developed in 2700 BC in Sumer. The first known mechanical analog computer was the Antikythera mechanism. It was used in 100 BC. John Napier discovered logariths for computational purposes in the 17th century. In 1837 Charles Babbage described his analytical engine which was the first design for a modern computer. Computing machines in the nineteenth century were developed on the basis of Church -Turing thesis. ...

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This solution explains the evolution of information systems and it benefits to health care. The sources used are also included in the solution.