1. Define information management, its background and importance especially inhealthcare setting.2. Enumerate and explain the concepts of information management.3. Differentiate information management fromrecords management.
Information is vital for nurses, managers,scientists, and for practitioners, in any organization to take decisions, to prepare plans,to control activities, to pursue research atadvanced level for the betterment of care, toprovide services, etc. Information plays animportant role both in public and private sectorsas well. Information, formal or informal, ishowever to be managed. Information is now seen as a valuable resource within many organizations.