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information technology

Informatics
A generic term for the hardware, software, “wetware” (brains), infrastructure and connections of an information system.

Medspeak-UK
A term that encompasses the technology used to create, store, exchange, use and dispose of information in its various forms.

information technology

Abbreviation: IT
The use of electronic computers or computer software to collect, store, manipulate, retrieve, exchange, or manage data.
See: table
The electronic medical record
E-mail communications, e.g., between professionals or to and from patients
Health information systems
Internets; intranets
Pharmacy management, e.g., in drug bar coding; drug advisories, drug formularies
Management systems for reimbursement and quality assurance
Robotics
Telehealth
See also: technology
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Businesses that have continued to gain strategic advantages from their investments in information technology are those that have established four separate but inter-related infrastructures for the management of information: information processing, information access, information storage, and information distribution.
Information Resources and Information Technology were highlighted to new faculty as part of a series sponsored by the Provost for Academic Affairs; and members of the TLC provided a presentation to the Faculty Senate and have continued their monthly meetings to facilitate their proactive initiatives.
Does this conjunction of politics, free market capitalism, and information technology, entwined in the ideology of information technology, represent a historical turning point as those committed to the ideology of information technology claim?
And that influenced the priorities, because information technology wanted certain things done, and so did other divisions.
But in the information technology era, when all workers are knowledge workers, everyone is seeking to discover new knowledge in the form of new and better ways to do things.
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On the one hand, it maintains and enhances the organization's core information technology infrastructure, including libraries, data centers, networks, enterprise databases, and so forth.
Information technology enables executive management to communicate down into the organization, eliminating some of the need for extensive interpretation of policies.
Founded by International Data Group (IDG) in 1988, the Computerworld Honors Program is governed by the not-for-profit Computerworld Information Technology Awards Foundation.
Lighthouse Award: Given to the company which best represents the region's growing stature as home to world-class information technology companies.
Pat Meneely will take on the role of Senior Vice President of Technology and Chief Information Officer, responsible for building a global information technology infrastructure to support Jeitosa's worldwide network of transnational business and technology consultants.

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