A common misconception is that a nurse has the same role and uses technology in the same way in every healthcare institution. But the reality is that a nurse in a hospital does not have the same role or use technology in the same way as a nurse at a healthcare insurance organization or a practitioner’s office. In the healthcare information technology field, it is extremely important to understand the roles and users of the technology. In the discussion topic, consider the following:
- How are roles and functions of those roles different depending on the industry?
- How does this affect the management of information?