Carefully review each factor outlined above. Use the online library, Internet and other resources to survey articles, discussions and overviews of healthcare system initiatives (planned, in progress or completed) that are relevant to these and other factors. Based on your findings, write a scholarly essay that clearly addresses the following:
- Identify three trends and factors you believe have the most significant influence on today’s health information systems and explain why.
- Identify what health care disciplines might be affected by the trend/s factors you select?
- Define health informatics and describe the purpose of health information systems.