Name ______ _________________________________________ Date _9/5/2012_______ Chapter 1 Reading Organizer 1. List and explain the three things that have to work together in order for most computers to perform useful functions. Hardware – External and internal physical components App Software – Programs that are loaded onto computers to perform specific functions Operating System – Computer programs that manage the hardware of a computer 2. List and explain the two general categories of application software. Business/industry software – software that is designed for use by a specific industry such as medical practice management tools, educational tools, or tools designed for use by law profession for example CAD etc.
Call forwarding allows calls to be directed to different offices and people for different reason, if no one answers or it’s a different department which is needed. Speed dial is a quick way to set someone’s number which you can easily call for example in needs of emergency. A group connection which is mostly for businesses connects the whole business in a conference call allowing employees to hear and speak together as a group. Voice mail: One common and frequently used feature on modern telephone systems are voice mail. If a person is unable to take a call or is already on the phone a voice mail allows the caller to record messages which can be accessed at your own convenience.
He or she is then able to produce spontaneously GAAP-based financial statements. An advantage to electronic working papers is that many of them are compatible with Microsoft Office products that most clients use. Groupware allows an auditor to collaborate with others quickly and in real-time by electronically sharing audit schedules, calendars, and files. One example of groupware is Microsoft SharePoint Services. Another function of audit productivity software is that of time and billing.
The loudspeaker function can be used if more than one person needs to listen to the call, press the button and the sound comes from the speaker instead of the receiver. 1.2 You need to identify the purpose of a call before you make it so that when the phone is answered you sound professional and you can get to the purpose of the call without wasting time. 1.3 You can obtain names and numbers of people for contacting off the Internet if they are businesses or the phone book or by asking colleagues at work who you think may have the number. The names and numbers of patients are stored on the computer at work. 1.4 To make contact with people inside an organisation the is a lift of everyone’s internal numbers on your desk, you just type the number into your phone to call them.
In some cases, doctors’ waiting rooms will even have a language selector on the screen for people whose first language isn’t English. This ensures that people of a different ethnicity are able to read what the screen says and without the help of other people. It is a quick and efficient way to get into the doctors, and get straight back out again. On the other hand, there can be various disadvantages of using touch screens. For instance, shopping centres have them which enables their customers
Silver’s friend and co-worker, Woodland, came up with the linear bar code using elements from two established technologies: movie soundtracks and Morse code. There has also been a rise in imager scanners along with 2D and 3D scanner for cell phones. Various types of barcode scanners are applied within different industries depending on their needs. The top used barcode scanners are pen scanners, handheld, truck mounts, and stationary scanners. The usage of a pen scanner is easily used by hand to transport handwritten texts from a paper to a digital written text.
The paralegal can also schedule the witnesses for deposition and trial and maintain contact with them throughout the case. Depending on the extent of your in-house library and your access to computers, hospitals, universities, and other facilities, paralegals can also save a lawyer untold hours locating and obtaining research materials about the medical, engineering, or other technical aspects of your case. (Kelly, 1996) When it comes to depositions a paralegal can retrieve important documents while the lawyer is
I believe the best approach for this company would be to have everything done electronically, since we don’t need a very big office space due to patients being seen in their homes we can save on space and paperwork by installing Electronic Health Record system or as most of us call it today EHR. “EHRs are computerized systems that store and provide access to patient-specific clinical data. Separate kinds of EHRs support hospitals and physician practices. There are many types of EHRs for physician practices; some require a server be physically located at the practice. Others use servers that are based remotely and accessed via a private network or a secure internet connection.
Unit 221: Use office equipment Outcome 1: Know about different types of office equipment and its uses 1.1/2 Identify different types of office equipment and their uses 1. Computer Storing Important Information Keep customers personal details Writing letters To create databases to make work easier 2. Printer To print documents Speed up the process instead of handwriting letters 3. Telephone To contact customers To contact fellow staff members 4. Fax machine To send important letters to another business such as invoices To save money on posting 5.
Computers can help us create and edit documents very easily and can help us speed up work. It is now easier to communicate and send documents through computers at the push of a button. The Internet and E-mail services are just two examples of many features that computers can offer. As the Internet and the computerization of work, education, and life itself lead to inequalities in the