HSM 330 DeVry Midterm Exam



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HSM 330 DeVry Midterm Exam


HSM 330 DeVry Midterm Exam



HSM 330 DeVry Midterm Exam

Question 1. Question : (TCO 1) Data compiled from individual patient data fields and formed into information about certain groups of patients is as example of:

  • Structured data
  • Unstructured data
  • Aggregate data
  • Affinity data

Question 2. Question : (TCO 2) Which of the following is a gap in a physician office EHR environment where a document imaging system can be of value?

  • Chart conversion to backfill active patient records
  • Communicating with the hospital
  • Overcoming the hybrid record issue
  • Replace the practice management system

Question 3. Question : (TCO 3) Which of the following enables point-of-care charting and positive patient identification while maintaining network connectivity:

  • Desktops at nursing stations
  • One terminal for every two hospital rooms
  • Personal digital assistant
  • Wireless computer on wheels

Question 4. Question : (TCO 4) The Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act of 2000, also known as the E-SIGN bill, furthered what aspect of the EHR adoption process?

  • Shelter from Stark Laws
  • Allowed PHI to be transmitted via electronic means
  • Helped make electronic signatures legal
  • Has no effect on the EHR because it only addresses business models not healthcare

Question 5. Question : (TCO 5) A key strategy to gain user involvement in an EHR is:

  • Assign as many users as possible to committees
  • Avoid discussing the EHR with users until close to go-live
  • Communicate with users frequently to educate and alleviate concerns
  • Require each user to take a course in the EHR being implemented from the vendor

Question 6. Question : (TCO 6) What is the primary difference between a closed and an open system?

  • Closed systems are designed for use in secure environments whereas the open system can operate in any environment.
  • Closed systems do not interact with the environment while open systems are influenced by the environment.
  • A closed system is for internal use only while the open system works with the Internet.
  • A closed system costs money whereas the open system is free.

Question 7. Question : (TCO 7) EHR steering committees are largely comprised of:

  • Consultants
  • IT staff
  • Vender staff
  • Volunteers from various departments

Question 8. Question : (TCO 1) As discussed in the textbook, describe some of the consumer awareness and perceptions of the EHR?

Question 9. Question : (TCO 2) Please describe Workflow Technology? What does it mean? What tasks can it perform?

Question 10. Question : (TCO 3) What is a “Wet” signature, why is it required and what agency requires it?

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 3, p. 55. “Wet” signature relates to electronic signature on prescriptions for controlled substances. The signature must be with a pen on paper. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) requires it for controlled substances.

Question 11. Question : (TCO 4) Describe the meaning of: Rules Engine and Smart Peripherals?