Healthcare Database


You have just been hired for your dream job at a local employer. Your boss has requested your input for the type of computer system you would like to have.

Using the Internet, search and develop your dream computer system. This can be a laptop or PC.
It should include the components discussed in this chapter including processor speed, keyboard, memory, RAM, internal and external hard drives, Graphic Card, mouse, headset, monitor type and screen size, etc. It may be helpful to organize this information in a table for easier viewing.
You must justify your choice of components based on their strengths and weaknesses and why they are suited to your needs.
Include required brand names and suggested manufacturer costs.
Refer to the various readings and YouTube videos on computer components (Ram, CPU, drive, etc.) in this course as needed.
Assignment Instructions: Part Two


In your new position, imagine that as part of your role within healthcare leadership, you are involved in several committees for the organization.  One of your responsibilities is to review technology infrastructure supporting various types of patients, both in-network and out-of-network.

Starting with the selected components of your Dream Computer, explain how data and information is stored on your system and how you go about retrieving said information.
Differentiate the technologies needed to support data collection, storage, deficiency analysis, compliance with regulatory agencies and reporting throughout various networks. Please indicate the relevant computer components– including software and hardware, as outlined in Part One.
Within your technology infrastructure analysis, compare and contrast computer networks in terms of:
(1) approach (i.e., Internet, intranet, and extranet);
(2) communication technologies (Network- LANS, WANS, WLANS, and VPNs); and
(3)  Internet standards (i.e., TCP/IP, XML, and SGML).
Refer to the various readings and YouTube videos on database management, database concepts and data warehousing in this course as needed.

Submit a 3-4 page paper utilizing proper grammar, punctuation, and support your research with appropriate references.
Submitting Your Work

Put your responses in a Microsoft Word document and submit to the Dropbox.

To view your graded work, come back to the Dropbox or go to the Gradebook after your instructor has evaluated it. Make sure that you save a copy of your submitted work.

Minimum Submission Requirements

This Assessment should be a Microsoft Word (approximately 3-4 pages) document, in addition to the title and reference pages.
Respond to the questions in a thorough manner, providing specific examples of concepts, topics, definitions, and other elements asked for in the questions. Your submission should be highly organized, logical, and focused.
Your submission must be written in Standard English and demonstrate exceptional content, organization, style, and grammar and mechanics.
Your submission should provide a clearly established and sustained viewpoint and purpose.
Your writing should be well ordered, logical and unified, as well as original and insightful.
A separate page at the end of your submission should contain a list of references, in APA format. Use your textbook, the Library, and the internet for research.
Be sure to cite both in-text and reference list citations where appropriate and reference all sources.  Your sources and content should follow proper APA citation style. Review the writing resources for APA formatting and citation found in Academic Tools. Additional writing resources can be found within the Academic Success Center.
Your submission should:
include a cover sheet;
be double-spaced;
be typed in Times New Roman, 12 -point font;
include correct citations;
be written in Standard English with no spelling or punctuation errors; and
include correct references at the bottom of the last page.

If work submitted for this competency assessment does not meet the minimum submission requirements, it will be returned without being scored.