Health informatics

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  • Foundation Of Knowledge Model

    Foundation of Knowledge model Discharge Summaries relate to Electronic Health Records Nursing informatics is a specialty involving knowledge and technology. According to McGonigle and Mastrian, The Foundation of Knowledge model is a “framework for examining the dynamic interrelationships among data, information, and knowledge used to meet the needs of health care delivery systems, organizations, patients and nurses” (2015). The Foundation of Knowledge model includes acquired knowledge,…

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  • Why Is Nurse Informatics Important

    HealthIT Topic of Week Valerie Ritter Chamberlain College of Nursing Nursing Informatics NR 512 Dr. Rebecca Glenn October 1, 2016 HealthIT Topic of Week Nursing informatics has an impact on every advanced practice profession in nursing. The impact that it plays on the nurse executives holds so much importance. According to Simpson (2013), nurse executives sit at the executive table during technology evaluations and routinely find themselves ill prepared to debate with their physician…

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  • The Care Continuum

    Technology Across the Care Continuum “Continuum of Care is a concept involving a system that guides and tracks patients over time through a comprehensive array of health services spanning all levels and intensity of care.” (HIMSS Committees, n.d.). The continuum of care includes all levels of care during a person’s lifetime. The type of setting may include primary care doctor inpatient or outpatient. Technology Across the Care Continuum The care continuum selected to evaluate is the hospital…

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  • Advantages Of Telenursing

    Telehealth nursing includes other health care professionals such as radiologist, pharmacist, and psychology. Advantages that patients may be faced with is that it will be more convenient through video, web chat, or phone. Workers are allowed to follow up on a prescription with a physician…

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  • Value Vigilance In Nursing

    1. Which K 's, S 's, and A 's (one each for Safety and Informatics) pertain to the care you provided to the patient/situation you have chosen? Why? K (safety)- Describe best practices that promote patient and provider safety in the practice specialty. S (safety)- Communicate observations or concerns related to hazards and errors to patients, families, and the health care team. A (safety)- Value own role in reporting and preventing errors. During one of my preceptorships the facility 's…

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  • Health Care Reflection Paper

    about the new changes and transformation of healthcare into technology based and the job opportunities. Jim Provines is employed at Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare as Manager in IT Support Services. He holds an MBA in management and he has M.S in Health Informatics. Later, he took CPT and ICD-9 courses at the college of DuPage as Joyce Graves for instructor of the CPT class to supplement his studies. Jim has been in healthcare about fourteen years and three and half years in IT. During this…

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  • Information Technology In Health Care Research Paper

    to support the findings of newfound technology that could help to ensure health. There are various tools and machines used that are the only reason some people are still alive now. Information technology has helped advance the ways healthcare providers can save information, and save life. In the beginning, in 1998, the Committee on the Quality of Health Care was asked to identify strategies for improving the quality of health care in the…

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  • My Interest In Health Information Management (HIM)

    Why interested in HIM I am interested in Health Information Management (HIM) because it is an essential means of delivery of quality care. Also, HIM professionals are experts in the field of patient health information and medical records. With my experiences as a Home HealthCare Provider, it will enable me to have more focus and interest in the field. Besides, Health Information Management (HIM) is one of the fastest growing occupations, dealing with computer technology and its application…

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  • Patient Care Technology Paper

    sequence (McGonigle, D., & Mastrian, K., 2015). Preventable medical errors kill and seriously injure hundreds of thousands of Americans every year. Workflow is essential to prevent these errors; thus, allows proper use of technology to be used in health care settings. According to McGonigle et al, 2015), technology can provide a mechanism to improve care delivery and create a safer patient environment, as long as it is implemented appropriately and acknowledges the surrounding…

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  • Webmd: The Online Health Information Industry

    WebMD is a provider of health information and they’re currently online health information leader. Their current customer base consists of physicians, consumers, employers and health plans. The company’s mission is to “Help consumers take an active role in managing their health by providing objective healthcare information and lifestyle information”. They achieve this through their two subsidiaries, WebMD.com and Medscape.com. The current situation of the online health information industry, is…

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