HCIS/245 Information Systems Worksheet

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Information Systems Worksheet

 

Part A:

 

Define each vocabulary word in the following table. Use your textbooks or an outside source as a reference.

 

Provide examples where requested, use complete sentences, and be clear and concise when explaining your answers.

 

Cite your sources.

 

Vocabulary Words

Definitions

Purpose

Type (if applicable)

Information System

 

 

 

Hardware

 

 

 

CPU

 

 

 

Memory and Storage

 

 

 

Bit

 

 

 

Byte

 

 

 

Input and Output Devices

 

 

 

Software

 

 

 

Operating Systems

 

 

 

 

 

Part B:

 

Write 50- to 300-word responses to each of the following questions based on this week’s readings and your personal experiences. Use your own words and provide examples to support your answers. Cite your sources.

 

1.     Explain the difference between computer hardware and software?

 

 

2.     How can technology be used to bring health care information in areas of the world that lack electricity and landlines?

 

 

3.     Why is the use of information systems in health care important? Explain your answer.

 

 

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