How Information Technology is Changing Healthcare


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What is information technology?

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1. What is an electronic medical record?

2. Healthcare informatics is:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using the easy-to-access quiz and worksheet, you can check your knowledge of information technology and its effects on healthcare. Just what IT is and how an EMR works are two of the topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll get to assess your knowledge of the following topics:

  • A healthcare organization that has benefited from information technology
  • The meaning of 'healthcare informatics'
  • Some advantages to using IT in healthcare
  • Definition of 'IT'

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about what an EMR is
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on how IT is changing healthcare
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about how IT benefits healthcare and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

You'll have more to study if you progress through the lesson called How Information Technology is Changing Healthcare. Objectives you can complete include:

  • Identify the roles of IT in healthcare
  • Determine why IT has spread so quickly
  • Define 'nursing informatics'