Chapter 13 Health information Systems and Strategy

Chapter 13 Health information Systems and Strategy

 

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Chapter 13 Health information Systems and Strategy

 

1. The ____ (HITECH Act) sets forth a plan for advancing the appropriate use of health information technology to improve quality of care and establish a foundation for the electronic exchange and use of health information systems.

a.         Health Information Transfer for Electronic Clinical Health Act      

b.         Health Information Technology for Electronic Clinical Health Act       

c.         Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act       

d.         Health Information Transfer for Economic and Clinical Health Act

 

2. A(n) ____ is generally managed and controlled by the patient or consumer.

a.         personal health record (PHR)                

b.         electronic health record (EHR)  

c.         personal medical record (PMR)

d.         electronic medical record (EMR)

 

3. Which of the following is managed and controlled by the health care organization.

a.         personal health record (PHR)                

b.         electronic health record (EHR)  

c.         personal medical record (PMR)

d.         electronic medical record (EMR)

e.          Both EMR and EHR systems 

 

 

4. The overarching goal of assisting physicians and hospitals in adopting electronic health records (EHR) that meet industry standards is to have the technology used as a tool to accomplish health outcome policy priorities such as ____.

a.         reducing patient complaints      

b.         improving care coordination     

c.         reducing costs for patients        

d.         improving profits for health care organizations

 

 

5.            includes medical and nursing diagnoses, a medication list, allergies, demographics, clinical narratives, and laboratory test results.

a.          health information and data       

b.         institute of Medicine (IOM)      

c.         health information exchange     

d.         Regional Health Information organizations (RHIO)

 

 

6. The overarching goal is that health care providers will use EHR technology as a tool to accomplish the following health outcome priorities:

a.         engage patients and families in their care                       

b.         improve quality, safety, and efficiency, and reduce health disparities        

c.         improve population and public health

d.         improve care coordination

e.          All of the Above

 

 

 

 

 

 

7. The three main activities most helpful in successfully managing change in IS projects are communicating, training, and providing ____.

a.         guidance                      

b.         a framework     

c.         feedback

d.         incentives  

 

 

8.                                                                                is a general term that is often used to describe a broad range of technologies for transmitting and managing health information for use by consumers, providers, payers, insurers, and others interested in health care. 

 

 

9. It is fundamentally important that an organization recognize the benefits of aligning its IS function with its organizational strategy; this recognition can be influenced by the role played by the                                                            .

 

 

10. The most frequently cited barrier to health information technology is ___________________. One function of an electronic health record (EHR) is to enable health information ____________________ across organizational boundaries and more fully engage the patient in his or her own care through home monitoring and telehealth. Standard strategic planning tools used to determine what kind of IS capabilities an organization needs in order to achieve its goals and objectives include analysis of the internal and external environments and the identification of strategic opportunities and ____________________.