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Healthcare Information Technology Exam Guide for CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician and HIT Pro Certifications by Brian Gugerty, Kathleen McCormick

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Daniel Lachance

In this chapter, you will learn how to

• Identify commonly used IT terms and technologies

• Compare and contrast electronic health record (EHR)/electronic medical record (EMR) technologies and how each is implemented

• Install and configure hardware drivers and devices

• Work with document imaging

• Classify different server types, environments, features, and limitations

• Set up a basic PC workstation within an EHR/EMR environment

• Troubleshoot and solve common PC problems

Computers have been used in the healthcare industry since the 1950s, when the primary use focused on research (which continues today). Over the next two decades, with the introduction of transistor and integrated circuit (IC) technology, prescriptions, patient ...

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