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Information systems in the delivery of healthcare

Information systems will fundamentally change the ways in which healthcare organizations are structured.

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Current technology allows information to be shared from one end of the earth to the other in a matter of minutes or even seconds. The impact of information systems will change the way in which healthcare organizations are structured. Let's start with a few definitions and make an out line of points you will want to address.

Information system- This is a network of people, hardware, software and communications devices that allow for the transfer of information. See http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&client=safari&rls=en&defl=en&q=define:Information+system&sa=X&oi=glossary_definition&ct=title for ...