System implementation:

System management and Implementation of Software

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application service provider (ASP), software license , requirements analysis , request for proposal (RFP), scope , technical specifications document, source code , code escrow , software version, software build , maintenance fee , service level agreement (SLA), alpha and beta software, developmental partnership , systems management , system administrator , user tech support , help desk

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#1: Questions

  1. List the major steps in evaluating, acquiring, and implementing an LIS. Describe the RFP process.
  2. Describe some of the important differences to consider between hospital-focused laboratory computing and outreach/reference laboratory computing.
  3. Contrast “best-of-breed” and “all-in-one” approaches to decisions about system selection and implementation

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