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CompTIA® Healthcare IT Technician HIT-001 Authorized Cert Guide by Jean Andrews, Joy Dark

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Chapter 1. Introducing Healthcare IT

In this chapter you learn about:

Most healthcare facilities and healthcare providers depend on computer systems to provide the best possible healthcare for patients. Knowledgeable information technology (IT) technicians who install, support, and maintain these computer systems are an integral part of the healthcare organization responsible for patient care.

Suppose you are an IT technician who wants to branch into the healthcare IT field. If you don’t know much about healthcare, your first day in a hospital might be an overwhelming experience. You might feel like ...

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