Information Technology (IT) and the NHIN Please complete all parts in a Microsoft Word document. Assignment Requirements The body of your document should be at least 1,200 words in length. Quoting should be less than 10% of the entire paper. Paraphrasing is necessary. You must cite and reference at least four credible sources from the Library. Please be sure to visit the Academic Success Center for assistance with meeting APA expectations for written Assignments. Instructions Imagine that you are the Director of Health Information for a large hospital. As Director, you sit on various institution-wide committees that govern the organizations policies. In collaboration with interdepartmental committees, you have made recommendations regarding the improvement of policies, procedures, and operations across the institution. The CEO and Board of Directors have approved funding for several initiatives but have asked you to narrow changes to just a few. Therefore, you will develop an action plan for the hospital. Please follow the instructions below in completion of this Assignment. Part Competency Assessed Instructions 1 Recommend security strategies for health information. Appraise at least three (3) policies that cover data security (i.e., audits, control data recovery, e-security, data recovery planning, and business continuity planning). Make three (3) recommendations for improvements to the elements included in the design of audit trails and data quality monitoring programs within the hospital.
2 Assess systems capabilities to meet regulatory requirements. Critique the systems capabilities to meet regulatory requirements by judging the technologies that relate to electronic signatures, data correction, and audit logs.
3 Recommend device selection based on workflow, ergonomic and human factors. Critique at least three (3) human factors and user interface design of health information technologies by making at least (3) recommendations for device selection based on workflow, ergonomics, and human factors.
4 Evaluate system architecture, database design, data warehousing. Evaluate a health information system's architecture in terms of database design and data warehousing. Critique issues with systems implementation related to systems testing, interface management, and data relationships.
5 Take part in the development of information management plans that support the organization's current and future strategy and goals. Participate in the development of information management plans that support the organization's current and future strategy and goals by comparing and contrasting at least three (3) issues related to a corporate strategic plan, operation improvement planning, information management plans, and/or disaster and recovery planning. 6 Take part in the planning, design, selection, implementation, integration, testing, evaluation, and support of health information technologies. Analyze at least three (3) challenges that exist in each phase of the systems development life cycle. Distinguish issues related to EHRs, HIEs, and RECs within your analysis. 7 Examine health informatics concepts for the management of health information. Analyze at least three (3) challenges that exist in each phase of the systems development life cycle. Distinguish issues related to EHRs, HIEs, and RECs within your analysis. Minimum Submission Requirements This Assessment should be a Microsoft Word document (at least 1200 words), and include title and reference pages. Respond to the questions in a thorough manner, providing specific examples of concepts, topics, definitions, and other elements asked for in the questions. Your submission should be highly organized, logical, and focused. Your submission must be written in Standard English and demonstrate exceptional content, organization, style, and grammar and mechanics. Your submission should provide a clearly established and sustained viewpoint and purpose. Your writing should be well ordered, logical and unified, as well as original and insightful. A separate page at the end of your submission should contain a list of references, in APA format. Use your textbook, the Library, and the internet for research. Be sure to cite both in-text and reference list citations where appropriate and reference all sources. Your sources and content should follow proper APA citation style. Review the writing resources for APA formatting and citation found in Academic Tools. Additional writing resources can be found within the Academic Success Center. Your submission should: include a title page; be double-spaced; be typed in Times New Roman, 12-point font; include correct citations; be written in Standard English with no spelling or punctuation errors; and include correct references at the bottom of the last page.