[New Soln] HSM330 Assignments Week 4: Midterm

Week 4: Midterm


Here is information about your Midterm:

  • This Midterm is comprehensive and covers all course materials to date.
  • The Midterm covers Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 12, 13, 14, 15, and 16 and also COs 1, 2, 3, 4.
  • The Midterm has 15 multiple-choice questions (10 points each) with a total point value of 150 points.
  • You will have 2 hours to take the Midterm.

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Score for this quiz: 140 out of 150
Submitted Sep 23 at 3:47am
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Question 1

10 / 10 pts
(CO 1) An EHR is defined by the fact that there is collection of data from multiple
sources, that provide decision support, and:

Provides for continuity of care

Shares data with patients

Is used at the point of care

Affords a paperless environment

Question 2

10 / 10 pts
(CO 2) EDMS is likely to eliminate which HIM department function:


Data quality



Question 3

10 / 10 pts
(CO 2) Which of the following is a gap in a physician office EHR environment where a document imaging system can be of value?

Chart conversion to backfill active patient records

Overcoming the hybrid record issue

Communicating with the hospital

Replace the practice management system

Question 4

10 / 10 pts
(CO 3) What is the name of the model act relating to the use of electronic online communications and contracts, electronic records, and online signatures?

New Jersey Admin. Code title. § 8:43G-15.2(b)(1)(1998)

Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003

The Uniform Electronic Transactions Act of July 1999

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996

Question 5

10 / 10 pts
(CO 3) An EHR is more like a program than a project because the EHR:

Represents a change

Has no clear beginning and end

Has a high cost

Requires great attention to detail

Question 6

0 / 10 pts
(CO 4) An example of a mechanical system is:

Healthcare system

Autopilot navigation system


Human body

Chapter 2, p. 32

Question 7

10 / 10 pts
(CO 3) Which of the following is a characteristic of a project (in comparison to a program)?

Line and staff reporting relationship
Focuses on mission of organization

Dedicated resources are primarily used

Activities are performed once

Question 8

10 / 10 pts
(CO 4) The use of what tool would provide both the monetary and qualitative benefits to help build a business case for the CEO’s support of an EHR project?

Return on investment analysis

Payback period

Benefits portfolio


Question 9

10 / 10 pts
(CO 1) Which of the following main categories of information systems that comprise the EHR contributes data to an EHR?

Core clinical systems

Connectivity systems

Supporting infrastructure

Source systems

Question 10

10 / 10 pts
(CO 4) In understanding the characteristics of information systems, what must be present to tie component objects together?

Unity of purpose




Question 11

10 / 10 pts
(CO 3) Dependencies in a migration path may be illustrated by:

Dashed lines

Linkages between components

Building blocks, steps, or phases

Arrows connecting components

Question 12

10 / 10 pts
(CO 4) The most difficult aspect of workflow and process improvement in healthcare is:

Mapping processes performed mentally

Capturing repetitive processes

Engaging nurses in learning their preferences for workflows

Reflecting how the new system is to be used

Question 13

10 / 10 pts
(CO 3) A key strategy to gain user involvement in a health IT project is:

Communicate with users frequently to educate and alleviate concerns

Assign as many users as possible to committees

Require each user to take a course in the EHR being implemented from the vendor

Avoid discussing the EHR with users until close to go-live

Question 14

10 / 10 pts
(CO 2) The HIE architecture most preferred for its privacy support is:





Question 15

10 / 10 pts
(CO 1) To arrive at information, _________ are required.