HCIS 140 Week 1 Information Systems Worksheet

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HCIS 140 Week 1 Information Systems Worksheet
Complete the Information Systems Worksheet.
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Information Systems Worksheet
Complete Parts A and B of this worksheet.
Cite any outside sources. For additional information on how to properly cite your sources check out the Reference and Citation Generator resource in the Center for Writing Excellence.
Part A
Define each vocabulary word in the following table. Use your textbooks or an outside source as references.
Provide examples where requested, use complete sentences, and be clear and concise when explaining your answers.

Vocabulary words



Type (if applicable)

Information System












Memory and Storage




Input and Output Devices








Operating Systems




Part B:
Write 150- to 350-word responses to each of the following questions based on this week’s readings and your personal experience. Use your own words and provide examples to support your answers.
1.     Explain the difference between computer hardware and software?
2.     Why is the use of information systems in healthcare important? Explain your answer.
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