With the ever increasing use of computers in the workplace and organizations and the migration of data from paper to digital security becomes an even greater concern. This affects IT systems in that Information System Architects have to consider the security options available in the technologies they are implementing. Where before data transmission consisted of copying a file and physical delivery of said file, today it can be as easy as clicking three buttons. For example, a donor giving blood, where once there would be a folder with the donors name and information there is now a file in a computer with that information.
Information systems enhance existing business processes at Palomar Health by saving space, time and money. IT systems save space by condensing files that would normally take up rooms on paper to a hard drive no larger than a paper back novel. They save time because locating information is as simple as searching for it using a dialogue box. They save money by default because of reduction in space and time.