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in·for·ma·tion sys·tem

combination of vital and health statistical data from multiple sources, used to derive information and make decisions about the health needs, health resources, costs, use, and outcome of health care.

information system

1. Any structure or device that converts data input from diverse systems into outputs such as reports and screen displays.
2. An automated or manual system that comprises people, machines, and/or methods organized to collect, process, transmit, and disseminate data that represent user information.
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While the TDT was continuously refining the EER process, it was also establishing a new business process model (Figure 1), and the synergy between the two processes was inescapable.
Business process outsourcing is emerging as a strategic response to current economic and marketplace realities because it enables carriers to increase their focus on differentiating value-producing aspects of their business, increase operational efficiencies and become more flexible as business conditions warrant.

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