Advanced Information Management and the Application of Technology

Order Description
Scenario:

You are an informatics nurse specialist working in a healthcare organization that is merging with another organization of comparable size. As a result of the merger, funds have been designated to offer services to underserved populations in a satellite facility that is supported by remote technology. You are to lead the project committee in migrating to a common health information system that meets current regulatory requirements.

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Articulation of Response (clarity, organization, mechanics) – The candidate provides substantial articulation of response.

A1. Academic Sources within the Past Five Years – The candidate provides references to 3 sources in the paper from academic, professional journals or websites or governmental resources that have been written within the past five years.

A2. Analysis of Technology – The candidate provides a plausible analysis, with substantial detail, of the technology necessary to meet the federally mandated requirements that will affect the merged healthcare organizations in the given scenario.

A3a. Identification of Team Members – The candidate identifies 4 essential interdisciplinary team members to be on the project committee, including each team member�s position in the organization.

A3b. Team Members� Roles – The candidate provides an appropriate description, with substantial detail, of the role each team member identified in part A3a will play in migrating to the common health information system.

A3c. Team Members� Expertise – The candidate provides a logical explanation of why the expertise of each team member identified in part A3a is necessary for the success of this project.

A4. Interoperability – The candidate provides an appropriate description, with substantial detail, of why interoperability is important to healthcare delivery.

A4a. Standardized Nursing Terminology – The candidate provides a logical explanation, with substantial detail, of why standardized nursing terminology is important to use when capturing nursing-specific data.

A5. Federal Regulatory Requirements – The candidate correctly identifies 2 recent federal regulatory requirements that support health information technology.

A5a. Components for Federal Regulatory Requirements – The candidate provides an appropriate description, with substantial detail, of 2 components of the new system that meet the federal regulatory requirements from part A5.

A6. Security Threats and Potential Impacts – The candidate provides a logical discussion, with substantial detail, of potential security threats to the health information system.

A6a. Patient Privacy Features – The candidate correctly identifies 2 essential system features designed to ensure the protection of patient privacy.

A6b. Industry Standards for Safeguarding Health Information Systems – The candidate provides an appropriate description, with substantial detail, of industry standards for protecting data integrity and for mitigating risks that safeguard health information systems.

A7a. Non-clinical emerging technology – The candidate provides an appropriate description, with substantial detail, of 2 nonclinical applications of emerging technology designed to support communication with remote satellite facilities.

A7b. Clinical Emerging Technology – The candidate provides an appropriate description, with substantial detail, of 2 clinical applications of emerging technology designed to support the assessment and delivery of patient care in remote satellite facilities.

B. Sources – When the candidate uses sources, the candidate provides appropriate in-text citations and references with no readily detectable deviations from APA style, OR the candidate does not use sources.

Note: No more than a combined total of 30% of a submission can be directly quoted or closely paraphrased from outside sources, even if cited correctly. For tips on using APA style, please refer to the APA Handout web link included in the APA Guidelines section.