• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Edgwarebury Surgery’s I.T. System

Extracts from this document...


Identify It is obvious to me that Edgwarebury Surgery's' current patient record system is severely outdated and needs rapid improvement. The current system relies almost entirely on manual work, which can now easily and more efficiently be done using a modern computer. This will also save the receptionists, doctors and nurses' time and hassle. At the moment, the records are all stored in a massive filing system and kept in the surgery until needed, which takes up space and can slow down the time taken to find information on a patient. ...read more.


This can be achieved by typing in a database of all registered patients of the Surgery with all required information onto a database program. The information can then be filtered, sorted and edited when needed and does not require manual sorting or time consuming jobs. It would also be possible to password protect the database file, meaning important information cannot be tampered with. Not much software will be needed. A database program is essential though, and will be used to enter and view all the patient records. ...read more.


Using this hardware, we can successfully run all the software required, process the data and print information when needed, perhaps in colour if money allows the surgery to purchase a colour ink-jet / laser printer. Overall, I think it is fair to say this is a much better system than the one the surgery currently uses and will greatly improve the quality, speed, efficiency and accuracy of the records. It will save the staff work and time, the patients' time and the doctors any confusion over medical histories' and other important information etc... ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our AS and A Level Management & Manipulation of Information section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related AS and A Level Management & Manipulation of Information essays

  1. Designing a booking system for an Estate Agent.

    I could create to make the booking system more efficient to use. The booking system will have a clear layout of the times and dates which the clients are booked for. It will also be organised according to the names of the client and negotiators, the company cars that will

  2. Planning a payroll system for a martial arts school.

    * What is the overtime pay? One and a half times the normal pay. * How many hours do your employees work? A minimum of 40 and a maximum of 60. The interview was used as it allowed me to get active feedback front the client.

  1. ICT Solutions for people with Special Needs.

    This may include reading difficulties, problems extracting meaning, difficulty remembering new vocabulary, poor short-term memory. People with dyslexia will benefit from the use of the following: * Using an appropriate language level, * Providing a glossary to explain new (specialist)

  2. ICT coursework: Designing and implementing a book rental system

    To set up the new system Mr Dawson would need to change his computer around and add new things. Resource Requirements Software there are two types of software these is application software and operating systems. Application software is programs that are designed to do a task on the computer e.g.

  1. Background and investigation for designing a database for a DVD rental shop.

    working environment being observed is as close to a naturalistic situation as possible. Things that I hope to observe include: * The work load on the employees * If there are any unnecessary delays between the performance of various processes * The methods of working * The nature of the

  2. A relative of mine works for a corporate firm on CRM (Customer Relationship Management) ...

    A CRM package, in other words, will pay for itself in its first year if it's only 5 percent effective." CHAPTER III PROCESS Goldenberg (2002) acknowledges that, the process component of CRM is very delicate and improper automation of the CRM business process will harm the CRM initiative.

  1. The purpose of this document is to provide a design for an electronic payment ...

    The GUI screen design takes into account colour blindness and internationalisation. 2 Decomposition Descriptions 2.1 Module Decomposition This design document aims to provide a detailed outline of what needs to be extended to the existing S3G system. The aim of the document is to outline what components need to be

  2. Ms Matthews is the librarian for Brampton Manor School and she needs a system ...

    Data flow Processes Process Process description Input Processing Output Stores 1 Make new book record Details of book (author, title, genre etc.) Creates a record for book and gives it a unique number Book details, with a number Book file 2 Make new student record Details of student (name, form etc.)

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work