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1.How in your opinion has information technology affected the role and function of healthcare providers? How has it proved to be both an enabler and an impediment in providing services? Support your answer by giving examples.

2.From your experience or reading, do you believe that all patients receive access to the same quality of care? If your answer is no, cite some examples and recommend steps to correct any disparities.

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1.How in your opinion has information technology affected the role and function of healthcare providers? How has it proved to be both an enabler and an impediment in providing services? Support your answer by giving examples.

With the inclusion of IT into the healthcare environment, the roles of many healthcare providers have changed to include several tasks and job duties not realized prior to this. What was once a common task for nurses; manually charting patient information, has become an exercise in word processing and secure documentation. Medication draws that were once simply written into a patient chart are now processes of secure entry into medication distribution systems that accurately document and report proper dosing and distribution records not only to the patient ...

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With the inclusion of IT into the healthcare environment, the roles of many healthcare providers have changed to include several tasks and job duties not realized prior to this. What was once a common task for nurses; manually charting patient information, has become an exercise in word processing and secure documentation.

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