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?
Support your answer with relevant resources.
In response to your peers, highlight in detail and discuss how these roles impact healthcare within specific industries and how that differs at different organizations. How does this impact the management of information? Share some of the technology that these roles employ to support a specific industry.