rior to beginning this discussion, read Chapters 7 and 8 from the Wager, Lee, & Glaser (2017) text and the articles by Callen (2016) and van Laere & Aggestam (2016).
Health information systems face challenges with data input and information output. Concerns with health information systems may vastly impact the accessibility and/or integrity of patient-protected health information (PHI). Health care leaders are continuously concerned about PHI value, quality, security, and efficiency. Meanwhile, technology is advancing in health care at an unsurpassed rate. Some health care organizations are very slow to adapt. Other organizations spend the time and resources ensuring that they remain competitive, measuring the risk versus the benefit of new or improved health information systems.
Participate in one of the following discussion subtopics as directed by your instructor on or before Day 3 of the week in a 300-word initial post:
Evaluate three threats to health information systems and explain their impact on patient health information.
Evaluate the effectiveness of a Web 2.0 tool used to manage health information, such as Practice Fusion (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. or Webicina (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. Highlight the safeguards and/or drawbacks you discover.
Evaluate ways in which IT value can be realized and aligned with patient safety goals.
Guided Response: Review your peers’ posts and substantively respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts by Day 7. Your three required posts (initial and at least two responses to peers) must be on three different days of the week. A substantive response is a respectful, professional, and unique response that is at least five sentences in length and
Highlights the key points of what you have learned from your peer’s post.