Alaric Delos Reyes
HCS 482 Health Care Informatics
April 4, 2013
Systems Media Table: Comparison
Using this table, prepare and submit a 30 - 50 word response in each box that describes the purposes for each system, and gives examples and uses for each system. In addition, prepare and submit an APA-formatted reference page with at least five references.
|System |Purposes |Examples |Uses | |Operations support systems | | | | | |The "Operation Support Systems" |Examples of operation |The purpose of an operation | | |(2007) website states that OSS |support systems include |support system (OSS for | | |gives telecommunications service |standard office network |short) is twofold. Automated | | |providers the ability to create, |applications like word |administration allows a | | |deploy, and maintain |processor, spreadsheets, |reduction of operational | | |telecommunications services, and |databases, and presentations|costs associated with the | | |to bill customers for the use of |(Englebardt, & Nelson, |management of a large number | | |these services. |2002). Other examples |of heterogeneous smart | | |The purpose of the operations |include: thin client and |objects. Second, intelligent | | |support system is to attend to the|citrix OS. |devices contain valuable | | |direct day-to-day operations of an| |operational and business | | |institution. This can include both| |information that can be | | |applications and communication | |retrieved in real-time to | | |tools used in the institution | |feed business applications | | |(Englebardt & Nelson, 2002). | |such as remote supervision, | | | | |billing, service promotion, | | | | |and customer relationship | | | | |management (Balter, n.d.). | | | | | | |Documentation system | | | | | |Documentation systems are used to |Examples include: Meditech |Documentation systems are | | |facilitate documentation in a |6.0, Allscrprits, and |used in health care | | |health care institution. It is a |Mckesson are popular |facilities as ways for health| | |communication workflow and |examples of documentation |care providers to communicate| | |provides real-time information. |systems used by...