HSA 520 Final Exam 2

Question 1

4 out of 4 points

e-prescribing means:

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Correct the use of electronic systems to assist and enhance the communication of a prescription, helping the administration, choice, or supply of a medicine through supporting clinicians’ decisions with a thorough audit trail for the entire medicine’s use process.

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Correct the use of electronic systems to assist and enhance the communication of a prescription, helping the administration, choice, or supply of a medicine through supporting clinicians’ decisions with a thorough audit trail for the entire medicine’s use process.

Question 2

4 out of 4 points

A semistructured interview should:

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Correct include follow-up probing questions to acquire additional detail.

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Correct include follow-up probing questions to acquire additional detail.

Question 3

4 out of 4 points

The movement toward the use of EHR has developed much further in countries other than the United States, where only what percent of practices use EHR?  

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Correct 5 to 15 percent

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Correct 5 to 15 percent

Question 4

4 out of 4 points

A structured interview should:

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Correct be very specific and focus on a specific problem area.

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Correct be very specific and focus on a specific problem area.

Question 5

4 out of 4 points

Of the following concepts, which describes “system development methodology tools”?

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Correct Combine to minimize effort and maximize coordination; enforce methodology rules and provide expertise to users.

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Correct Combine to minimize effort and maximize coordination; enforce methodology rules and provide expertise to users.

Question 6

4 out of 4 points

An end-user is:

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Correct anyone who uses information generated by a computer.

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Correct anyone who uses information generated by a computer.

Question 7

4 out of 4 points

Variables used in formalized data flow diagrams (DFD), refers to:

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Correct input and output data.

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Correct input and output data.

Question 8

4 out of 4 points

Early computer applications were typically designed without adequate analysis and planning. As HMIS evolved, what type of approach became increasingly necessary? 

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Correct a systematic approach

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Correct a systematic approach

Question 9

4 out of 4 points

How is management, a major component of data stewardship, defined?

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Correct This is the physical aspect of handling or managing data from the point the data are collected to the point the data are used and archived.

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Correct This is the physical aspect of handling or managing data from the point the data are collected to the point the data are used and archived.

Question 10

4 out of 4 points

How is business intelligence, a major component of data stewardship, defined?

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Correct This component has to do with utilizing the data to yield better, more complete, and more usable information.

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Correct This component has to do with utilizing the data to yield better, more complete, and more usable information.

Question 11

4 out of 4 points

Which of the following may be considered the number-one priority when designing, implement, and evaluating HMIS?

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Correct high-quality data

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Correct high-quality data

Question 12

4 out of 4 points

Which of the following factors provide a primary challenge for accurate billing? 

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Correct the human factor

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Correct the human factor

Question 13

4 out of 4 points

HMIS staffing issues can be addressed by simply asking pertinent questions, like all but one of the following:

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Correct How many staff members should be fired because they lack the knowledge and skills required?

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Correct How many staff members should be fired because they lack the knowledge and skills required?

Question 14

4 out of 4 points

In addition to examining various staffing issues at the system level, what strategy most helps ensure a smooth and timely HMIS implementation?

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Correct educational planning and training for specific levels of users

Correct Answer:

Correct educational planning and training for specific levels of users

Question 15

4 out of 4 points

Training modules focused on the systems, and not the operational, perspective is called?

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Correct holistic training

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Correct holistic training

Question 16

4 out of 4 points

Program coding, or simply programming, refers to the:

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Correct process of writing instructions that the computer system can execute directly.

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Correct process of writing instructions that the computer system can execute directly.

Question 17

4 out of 4 points

What is the recommended best practice to reward good technical HMIS personnel?

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Correct dual career path

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Correct dual career path

Question 18

4 out of 4 points

One of the reasons DICOM standards have been popularly accepted and adopted across a wide variety of clinical imaging contexts is that these standards specify a conformance statement that improves:

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Correct the communication of software specifications for imaging equipment.

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Correct the communication of software specifications for imaging equipment.

Question 19

4 out of 4 points

Health Level Seven (HL7), as accredited by ANSI, is a system development organization whose aim is to:

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Correct promote interoperability for the interchange of healthcare data.

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Correct promote interoperability for the interchange of healthcare data.

Question 20

4 out of 4 points

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was enacted on August 21, 1996, by the U.S. Congress to accelerate the development of data standards to improve:

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Correct the privacy and security aspects of personal health information.

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Correct the privacy and security aspects of personal health information.

Question 21

4 out of 4 points

What information, precisely, is HIPAA protecting?

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Correct Information in an individual’s personal records.

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Correct Information in an individual’s personal records.

Question 22

4 out of 4 points

The WHO categorizes the application of e-health into broad areas, one of which is knowledge services, which means:

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Correct services that are comparable to tele-education in that they aim at conveying medical information, knowledge, and education to the healthcare professionals who are in training and practice.

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Correct services that are comparable to tele-education in that they aim at conveying medical information, knowledge, and education to the healthcare professionals who are in training and practice.

Question 23

4 out of 4 points

The world has recognized extensive advantages of globalization, the most common benefits revolve around which discourse?

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Correct economic

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Correct economic

Question 24

4 out of 4 points

Technological barriers to e-health adoption are:

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Correct due to the problems including infrastructure, standardization, compatibility, reliability, and capacity.

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Correct due to the problems including infrastructure, standardization, compatibility, reliability, and capacity.

Question 25

4 out of 4 points

E-Health, one of the major current categories of telemedicine, refers to:

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Correct health services and information delivered or enhanced through the Internet and related technologies.

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Correct health services and information delivered or enhanced through the Internet and related technologies.

Question 26

4 out of 4 points

What is the best mitigation approach for the barrier identified for effective HMIS use and diffusion referred to as: clinicians and system users not involved in the process of design and selection?

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Correct involvement of the end-user in the HMIS design phase

Correct Answer:

Correct involvement of the end-user in the HMIS design phase

Question 27

4 out of 4 points

What are primary barriers for innovation diffusion in the healthcare sector wearable monitoring device technology?

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Correct battery life; privacy and security; invisibility and social acceptance; usability; language barriers; fragmented data standards

Correct Answer:

Correct battery life; privacy and security; invisibility and social acceptance; usability; language barriers; fragmented data standards

Question 28

4 out of 4 points

What is the best mitigation approach for the barrier identified for effective HMIS use and diffusion referred to as: lack of training, lack of access to the structured knowledge and criteria regarding the system capabilities and implementation processes?

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Correct on-site or off-site training to be provided to the end-user

Correct Answer:

Correct on-site or off-site training to be provided to the end-user

Question 29

4 out of 4 points

What is the best mitigation approach for the barrier identified for effective HMIS use and diffusion referred to as: cultural resistance to algorithms and management systems among physicians?

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Correct expanding medical education to include clinically related IT, making the systems user-friendly and integrating them into the daily work flow; informal communication networks, physicians networks

Correct Answer:

Correct expanding medical education to include clinically related IT, making the systems user-friendly and integrating them into the daily work flow; informal communication networks, physicians networks

Question 30

4 out of 4 points

Within the healthcare services organization context, healthcare technology can be conceptualized broadly and be said to be:

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Correct related to the devices, drugs, medical and surgical procedures and knowledge associated with these to prevent, diagnose, and treat diseases.

Correct Answer:

Correct related to the devices, drugs, medical and surgical procedures and knowledge associated with these to prevent, diagnose, and treat diseases.