1. The characteristics of a compter as a tool are reliability, speed, accuracy and convenient. Each chracteristic is set out to perform onegoal, and that is to make work easier.2. Computers are prgrammmable so you can pretty much teach it to help hospitals gain diagnoses with accuracy, and also helping operations and other procedures.3. The computer is a wonderful machine because almost all humans have computers and it trasncends the information across multiple channels with ease.