Healthcare Industry Overview Grid University of Phoenix
August 1, 2011
Healthcare Industry Overview Grid
Complete the Health Care Industry Overview Grid that is located below. There are many areas within the health care that are options for career placement or advancement. Research different fields within the industry, such as pharmaceutical/drug, health information systems, and long-term care/gerontology, and fill in each box to contain information regarding the health care industry. There is an example that is already started to help with the process, but ensure you include adequate information to support your findings.
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| Develops/produce, and markets medicine approved by the FDAAre allowed to deal with generic/brand named drugs and medical devicesAntibioticsTranquilizersOver-the-counter drugsVitaminsVaccinesSerumsMedicinal Chemicals | Chemist- Searches for new knowledge about chemicals and use it to improve the quality of life.Molecular Biologist- Work in government, hospitals, collegiate institutions and pharmaceutical companies, performing molecular test to understand disease.Director of Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Operations- Responsible for the FDA compliant manufacturing of clinical supplies and commercial product. Operations also include packing, shipping and receiving materials.(www.bls.gov) | Health Information Systems | Deals with resources, devices, and required methods to store, retrieve,s assemble patients' health information including medical history, symptoms, examination results, diagnostic tests, treatment methods, and all other healthcare provider services. Technicians organize and manage health information data by ensuring its quality, accuracy, accessibility, and security. (www.bls.gov) | EMR-electronic medical recordEHR- electronic health recordsMaster Patient IndexPatient SchedulingBilling/Claim Process(Chin, 2010) | Health Information Management System Technician- Handles databases, planning for information system,