Ealth care facilities and Delivery systems/ Technology and its effects
1What has been the main challenges posed by the growing use of the healthcare technology in the United States?
2List the three IT computerized information systems and how they are used in daily operations of healthcare?
3How is the Intranet and Internet used in improving patients care?
4Research telemedicine (telehealth). Give four facts about tlelemedicine, discuss impending legislation on standards, and how will it change healthcare.
5What role does the Food and Drug Administration play in technology diffusion?
6Explain the Safe Medical Devices Act of 1990 and how it affects healthcare today.
7What is the responsibility of the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology?
8Research the Internet for Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 (MIPPA). Offer valuable information to persuade a physician. Must address: what is MIPPA, who is affected, why implement, when is it effective, and how will MIPPA improve healthcare?
9 Research and discuss the role of HITECH Act, electronic health records and meaningful use incentive programs.
10Research the National Alliance for Health Information Technology (NAHIT) definition of electronic health record (EHR).
11Research Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT). Determine its purpose and function in the adoption of electronic records related to interoperability.
12Discuss the three requirements for physicians to meet Meaningful Use in Phase 1 and Phase 2.
13Research Health Information Exchange and Regional Extension Centers. Discuss how each agency strategizes to integrate technology in health care.
14Security Rule under Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) has three specific standards for security of electron information. List three standards.
15How has AHRQ assisted in promoting the healthcare policies for technology?
16What is the role of chief information officers in health care organizations?
17Do a web search for two technology devices or software application that input into ro create health record documentation of the electronic health record. Discuss the technology and include the website link.