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Differences between data and information

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Describe the differences between data and information.

Why is this important in the developing health care environment?

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Describe the differences between data and information.
Why is this important in the developing health care environment?

From a computational aspect data is what goes into a computer, is processed (or transformed), and output as information. Data is a fact whereas information is how that fact is to be used or analyzed. Therefore there is a close resemblance between data and information and many times these two words are used interchangeably. Data is raw whereas information is processed data. Analogically, data is ...

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