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25 Cards in this Set

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Of the roughly 1 billion Internet users worldwide, only _____ are estimated to live in less developed nations.
20 million
_____ is the European country with the greatest percentage of people using the Internet
The Netherlands
A University of Chicago study found that the E-Rate program led to _____ in California students’ scores in the six subjects covered by the Stanford Achievement Test.
no change
_____ created a competitor to the OLPC laptop computer called the classmate PC.
The healthcare industry invests about _____ in IT for each worker, compared with nearly $15,000 per worker in the banking industry.
_____ This is one advantage that a cell phone has over a personal computer that leads industry experts to believe that it will be the cell phone that will ultimately bridge the digital divide.
The infrastructure needed to connect wireless devices to the Internet is easier and less expensive to build.
The _____ program was launched in recognition that the ability to use computers and access the Internet is a requirement for succeeding in the U.S. educational system and global workforce.
Labor productivity in the United States remained relatively high despite a(n) _____ level of investment in IT from 1999 to 2004.
In the United States, it is estimated that there are roughly _____ employees who telework more than eight hours per week.
14 million
_____ is one of the advantages of teleworking for organizations.
Allows for the continuity of business operations in the event of a disaster
A 1999 report by the Institute of Medicine found that 98,000 Americans die annually due to preventable medical errors. A 2009 Consumers Union report claims that we have _____ the number of such deaths.
made no change in
As part of the $787 billion 2009 economic stimulus plan, the federal government earmarked $33 billion in incentives for healthcare providers to implement government certified, interoperable _____ systems by 2015.
Electronic Health Records
The two basic forms of telemedicine are _____
store-and-forward and live
_____ is the European country with the smallest percentage of population using the Internet.
As of 2007, what percent of all U.S. heads-of-household have never used e-mail?
about 20%
_____ of the roughly 1.0 billion people around the world who earn less than $1,000 USD per year have access to a computer.
Nearly 0%
The most widely used measurement of the material standard of living is _____
gross domestic product per capita
Today, organizations are trying to improve IT systems and business processes that have already gone through several rounds of improvement. This makes it difficult to measure significant improvements in _____.
A patient should _____ because of something he or she reads on a medical information Web site
never disregard professional medical advice
One Laptop per Child is a nonprofit organization whose goal is to provide children around the world with low cost computers costing less than _____ to aid in their education.
In the United States, labor productivity growth has averaged about _____ percent per year for the past century.
In a Commonwealth Fund study of 41 Texas hospitals that treat a diverse group of patients, researchers found that when physicians electronically entered patient care instructions, there was a _____ reduction in the likelihood of death related to some procedures.
50% actually per text is 55%
A 2006 Institute of Medicine report concluded that more than _____ preventable medication errors per year cost the United States about $3.5 billion annually.
1.5 million
The goal of telework is to allow employees to be effective and productive from _____
wherever they are
U.S. regulations make it easier for companies to hire and fire workers and to start and end business activities compared to many other industrialized nations. This flexibility makes it easier for markets to relocate workers to _____ firms and sectors.
more productive