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What has the potential to improve documentation, aid in the coordination of care, and raise the quality of health care by reducing the number of medical errors?
Electronic Health Record System (EHRS)
Prestigious independent organization that works to advance technology and increase the science of health, publishes 2 major reports per year that outlines the functionality of the computer patient record and the concept that the patient record would not simply replace the paper-based system but would actually advance patient care?
Institute of Medicine (IOM)
A standard development organization and a messaging standard. A group of technical experts seeking information technology standards and operates on the highest level of the International Standards Organization?
HL7 (Health Level 7)
What serves as a foundation for what should, shall, or may be included in EHRSs, the industry standard?
Functional Model Standard
When using both the electronic and paper-based forms of documentation together?
Allowing multiple users to view a record from different locations using one system?
The level of access to the record depends on the professional responsibilities of the user is based on?
A drug interaction alert is a typical function of which decision support system?
Advantages of the EHRS?
- Accessibility to multiple users
- Decision support
- Data analysis
Disadvantages of EHRS?
- Privacy and security concerns
Allowing or permitting only authorized individuals to access medical information?
An individual's right to control his or her personal health information?
What does HIPAA stand for?
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
Created in effort to improve health care and reduce its cost by standardizing electronic data interchange, protection privacy, and securing health data in electronic systems, contains both privacy and security standards?
Mechanisms put in place to protect the systems, equipment, and data from threats, intrusions, or even environmental hazards, may include fire alarms, extinguishers, locks, etc.
An intentional act, deception, or misrepresentation for the purpose of gaining insurance benefits?
What states that it is a criminal offence to accept bribes or payment for services rendered?
Scheduling appointments in and EHR are considered which type of tasks?
The ability of different systems to work together through common standards, major challenge in computer based records?