HI300-5: Identify current federal initiatives aimed at promoting electronic health

 

HI300-5: Identify current federal initiatives aimed at promoting electronic health information exchange.

GEL-8.03: Apply Critical thinking to formulate a logical solution to a problem.

Information Technology (IT) and the NHIN

Please complete all parts in a Microsoft Word document. 

Assignment Requirements

  • The body of your document should be at least 1,000 words in length.
  • Quoting should be less than 10% of the entire paper. Paraphrasing is necessary.
  • You must cite and reference at least four credible sources from the Library.
  • Please be sure to visit the Academic Success Center for assistance with meeting APA expectations for written Assignments.

Instructions

Imagine that you are the Director of Health Information for a large hospital. As Director, you sit on various institution-wide committees that govern the organization’s policies. In collaboration with interdepartmental committees, you have made recommendations regarding the improvement of policies, procedures, and operations across the institution. The CEO and Board of Directors have approved funding for several initiatives but have asked you to narrow changes to just a few. Therefore, you will develop an action plan for the hospital.

Please follow the instructions below in completion of this Assignment.

Part

Instructions

1

Appraise at least two (2) policies that cover data security (i.e., audits, control data recovery, e-security, data recovery planning, and business continuity planning). Make at least two (2) recommendations for improvements to the elements included in the design of audit trails and data quality monitoring programs within the hospital.

2

Critique the systems capabilities to meet regulatory requirements by judging the technologies that relate to electronic signatures, data correction, and audit logs.

3

Critique at least two (2) human factors and user interface design of health information technologies by making at least two (2) recommendations for device selection based on workflow, ergonomics, and human factors.

4

Evaluate a health information system’s architecture in terms of database design and data warehousing. Critique issues with systems implementation related to systems testing, interface management, and data relationships.

5

Participate in the development of information management plans that support the organization’s current and future strategy and goals by comparing and contrasting at least two (2) issues related to a corporate strategic plan, operation improvement planning, information management plans, and/or disaster and recovery planning.

6

Analyze at least two (2) challenges that exist in each phase of the systems development life cycle. Distinguish issues related to EHRs, HIEs, and RECs within your analysis.

7

Analyze at least two (2) challenges that exist in each phase of the systems development life cycle. Distinguish issues related to EHRs, HIEs, and RECs within your analysis.

Minimum Submission Requirements

  • This Assessment should be a Microsoft Word document (at least 1200 words), and include title and reference pages.
  • Respond to the questions in a thorough manner, providing specific examples of concepts, topics, definitions, and other elements asked for in the questions. Your submission should be highly organized, logical, and focused.
  • Your submission must be written in Standard English and demonstrate exceptional content, organization, style, and grammar and mechanics.
  • Your submission should provide a clearly established and sustained viewpoint and purpose.
  • Your writing should be well ordered, logical and unified, as well as original and insightful.
  • A separate page at the end of your submission should contain a list of references, in APA format. Use your textbook, the Library, and the internet for research.
  • Be sure to cite both in-text and reference list citations where appropriate and reference all sources.  Your sources and content should follow proper APA citation style. Review the writing resources for APA formatting and citation found in Academic Tools. Additional writing resources can be found within the Academic Success Center.
  • Your submission should:
    • include a title page;
    • be double-spaced;
    • be typed in Times New Roman, 12-point font;
    • include correct citations;
    • be written in Standard English with no spelling or punctuation errors; and
    • include correct references at the bottom of the last page.

If work submitted for this competency assessment does not meet the minimum submission requirements, it will be returned without being scored.

Plagiarism

Plagiarism is an act of academic dishonesty. It violates the University Honor Code, and the offense is subject to disciplinary action. You are expected to be the sole author of your work. Use of another person’s work or ideas must be accompanied by specific citations and references. Whether the action is intentional or not, it still constitutes plagiarism.

 

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