Healthcare Informatics

Healthcare Informatics

Healthcare Informatics. Dr. Dee took us through a demonstration of EPIC, one of the largest EHR systems used in hospitals today. I would like you to reflect on the lecture while addressing the questions below. Your response should not be over 5 double-spaced pages [12 font]. Chapters 6-8 discuss many of the topics that Dr. Dee addressed. Feel free to reference the book in addition to any other sources while reflecting on the lecture. ( Book: Understanding Health Information Systems for the health Professionals by Jean A Balgrosky)

Your response can be in the form of an essay while addressing the questions listed below.

From a physician’s perspective, Dr. Dee provided us insights on the benefits and costs (both tangible and intangible) to the hospitals implementing a new electronic health record system. Can you shed some light on these benefits and costs? [10 Points]

Dr. Dee provided us with a brief demo of the EPIC software. What were some of the usability functions that stood out to you as a healthcare professional that were highly useful in-patient care? [20 Points]

We as an American healthcare system, take care of an individual really well but when it comes to population health, we do not do as well. How could technology (help or not help) us in taking care of our populations better. [25 Points]

What is interoperability? What are some of the benefits that Dr. Dee discussed? [20 Points]

What is a patient identifier? What is the importance of having a unique patient identifier? What are some of the key attributes of a patient identifier? [15 Points]

Finally, what were some of the main takeaways you took from this very insightful lecture as a future administrator? [10 Points]

Rubric

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Criteria Ratings Pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Content

The content discussed must be accurate.

25 pts

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25 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Articulation

The content must be well articulated.

25 pts

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25 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Provide examples and references to support narrative

25 pts

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25 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Answered all the questions asked

10 pts

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10 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome APA citation used appropriately.

10 pts

Full Marks

0 pts

No Marks

10 pts

Total Points: 95