Computer UsesPeople use Computers for various purposes:• Computers are used in schools for teaching• Computers are used in banks for keeping record of accountholders.• Computers are used in Railway and Air ticketing.• Computers keeps track of patients and medical information.• Military & Police also uses computers.
Hospital SettingsIn hospital settings, we can find the use of Computers for:Clinical ImplementationAdministrationResearchEducation
Clinical ImplementationIn Clinical Implementation we can see the use ofcomputers for:• Assessment• Patient Monitoring• Documentation• Telemedicine• Electronic MedicalRecords
AdministrationUse of Computers by nurse administrators is to:• Define the cost of nursing services• Evaluate quality assurance programme• Demonstrate the cost effectiveness of hospitaling• Facilitate nursing Processes• Justify roles of each hospital employee
Research• Data Gathering• Computer assisted interactive instructions• Simulation• Tutorials for learning
Computers are also used for several types of medicalexaminations and procedures. For instance, heart rate monitoris used in hospitals where patients with heart ailments come.Blood glucose monitor is another computer based system wherediabetics are monitored.
ConclusionIt is impossible for a hospital to function without technology andcomputer. Computers helps in various fields and sectors of theHospitals - functioning, patient management, Doctorsscheduling etc.