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Technology

Knowledge and use of tools, machines, materials and processes to help solve human problems

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Health information technology (health IT)

Provides umbrella framework to describe the comprehensive management of health information and its secure exchange between consumers, providers, government and quality entities, and insurers

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Informatics

Science that encompasses information science and computer science to study eh process, management, and retrieval of information

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Health informatics

Discipline in which health data are stored, analyzed, and disseminated through the application of information and communication technology

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Informatician

Person who works in the field of informatics, sometimes called an informaticist

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Information science

Is an intrprofessional science primarily concerned with the analysis, collection, classification, manipulation, storage, retrieval, and dissemination of information

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Computer science

Branch of engineering that studies computation and computer technology, hardware, and software as well as the theoretical foundations of information and computation techniques

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Information science

Branch of applied mathematics and electrical engineering that involves the quantification of information

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Computer science

Study of theoretical foundations of information and computation as these techniques relate to implementation and application of computer systems

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Cognitive science

Interprofessional study of mind, intelligence, and behavior from an information processing perspective

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Organizational science

Emerging field that focuses on behavior organizations and includes a wide variety of topics

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Computerized nursing documentation

Enables nurses to document all activities associated with the nursing process and serves as a repository for stored nursing data and information that can facilitate clinical decision making and interprofessional communication

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Bar code medication administration

Allows nurses to effectively and safely administer meds to pateints

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Clinical decision support systems

Provide electronic tools that can provide the information and knowledge to assist the nurse in clinical decision making

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Electronic health record

Decrease the fragmentation of care by improving care coordination

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Integrity

Having clear ethical principles and aligning ones actions with the stated values

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Dedication

The ability to spend the time necessary to accomplish a task

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Magnanimity

Giving credit where credit is due

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Humility

The ability to recognize that no one is superior to another

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Openness

The ability to listen to other points of view without prejudging or discouraging them

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Creativity

The ability to think differently

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The 4 “Ds” of negligence

Duty, dereliction, direct causation, damages