Understanding the role information systems play in health care is essential to the success of health care professionals. Data and information share a common thread; they work together to facilitate decisions. In health care, they can mean the difference between life and death. Both data and information assist in providing quality health care.
- Evaluate the different types of data and/or information consumed by health care organizations as it relates to patient health technology.
- Compare and contrast the role of data and information in planning, include how data and information are implemented, managed, and accessed.
- Assess an issue related to health care data that illustrates why data quality is important