Health Care technology
The social impact of computers in our society
The Social Impact of Computers in Our Society
What is a computer and why is it essential to learn about computers today?
A computer is a programmable machine, it responds to a set of instructions and it executes a list
Of prerecorded instructions (or programs). Modern computers are electronic and digital. The
Computer consists of the following components:
Hardware-(consists of circuits, transistors ,and wires)
Data-(software that is inside the computer)
Memory-(allows computer to store data and programs temporarily)
Mass storage device-(permanently store large amounts of data)
Input Device-(keyboard and a mouse, enters data and instructions to computer)
Output Device-(printer, or monitor it allow you to see what the computer has done)
Cup-(central processing unit-it is the heart of the computer)
Computers are essential in today’s society because in every aspect of being computers have
Come into play and have become so vital that even now in schools it has become a
Crucial part of the learning process as early as kindergarten children are learning to
Workers, hospitals, grocery stores, fast food restaurants, and movie theaters. It has become so
Now that if you don’t know how to use a computer at least a basic level that could stop you
Landing even a job. Computers have become a crucial part of our society everything from
Keeping important files or information to the upkeep of monies for businesses. Computers
Can connect you to the world with a click of a mouse with high speeds you can search for
Information, keep in touch with friends and family all over the world and conduct business.
What is health care technology?
Health care technology allows providers to collect, store and retrieve information
Electronically. The exact functions of a system will depend on its use for...