There are hundreds of systems used throughout a hospital. Some of these systems are administrative, some are for patient treatment and diagnosis, and others are used for storing and distributing information. Describe three types of systems that are used throughout a hospital. What external forces impact their use? Who are the key stakeholders involved with managing these systems?
For all discussion posts, back up your writing with terms and concepts from class readings. Remember, these same terms and concepts can be used in your Critical Thinking assignments and in the Portfolio Project, so use the discussion area as a place to practice applying terms and concepts to the situations being addressed.
Your initial posting should be 250-500 words and must be submitted by Thursday, midnight, of this week.
By Sunday of this week, respond to two or more of your classmates, or your instructor, in one of postings in any of the following ways:
- Build on something your classmate said.
- Explain why and how you see things differently.
- Ask a probing or clarifying question.
- Share an insight from having read your classmate’s posting.
- Offer and support an opinion.