Health Care

Health Care Information Systems Terms

Define the following terms. Your definitions must be in your own words; do not copy them from the textbook.

After you have defined each term in your own words, describe in 40 to 60 words the health care setting in which each term would be applied. Utilize a minimum of two research sources to support your claims—one from the University Library and the other from the textbook. Be sure to cite your sources in the References section consistent with APA guidelines.

Term Definition How Used in Healthcare
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
The federal government which has been designed for the HIPAA to protect the patient information within the guidelines that does provide the privacy standards. Health insurance plans for the employers and employees.
Electronic medical record

This is where the entire patient’s information is put into the electronic file for all the medical needs on the chart. For physician to resource to help the patient when they are sick or other health problems.
Electronic health record

Is a way of delivering the patient’s information in a generated by one or more delivery setting. All the patient information which is part of the file for medications, lab reports, progress notes, vital signs and medical history.
Personal health record

Many doctor’s office will keep charts for all their patients that come into the office. So they can keep track on all their patients’ progress and knowing is going on with the patients’ health so they know if they are making progress or not. For providers to keep current information on their entire patient.
Computerized provider order entry system
Ordering, transcribing, dispensing and administration. All this needs to be taken into consideration when a patient is being put in a hospital so they get the right dose of their medication. The provider needs to make sure all the medication is right for the patient. An information...
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