[New Soln] HSM330 Assignments Week 3: Course Project – Outline

Week 3: Course Project – Outline


Course Project Outline
Course Project Outline
Criteria Ratings Pts
Title Page

5 pts

Full Marks

0 pts

No Marks
5 pts

50 pts

Full Marks

0 pts

No Marks
50 pts

5 pts

Full Marks

0 pts

No Marks
5 pts
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Course Project Overview

EHR Software

You will be selecting an EHR Software for this Course Project

After you make that selection, you will research your chosen EHR software’s functions and how it works, and critically analyze your findings.

The final product in the form of a formal paper, must address these issues:

  • Name of the product
  • Uses of the product
  • Integration with other information systems
  • User friendliness of data entry and data retrieval
  • Benefits of this particular software over similar types of software
  • The implementation process you would use to implement the EHR
  • Critically analyze your findings 
  • Include your understanding of 4 Evolving EHR issues in our industry

Other Content Suggestions:

  • Terminology
  • Philosophical views of the EHR
  • Advantages
    • Reduction of cost
    • Improved quality of care
    • Promote evidence-based medicine
    • Record keeping and mobility
  • Disadvantages
    • Costs
    • Time
  • Governance, privacy, and legal issues
    • Privacy concerns
    • Legal issues
      • Liability
      • Legal interoperability
    • Regulatory compliance
  • Technical Issues
    • Standards
      • Open specifications
      • Customization
    • Long-term preservation and storage of records
    • Synchronization of records
  • E-health and tele-radiology

Other Guidelines:

  • Papers should be between 7-10 pages long, double spaced using APA format
  • Links to an external site..  The Title Page and Reference page are excluded from the page count.
  • At least six authoritative, outside references are required (anonymous authors or web pages are not acceptable). These should be listed on your Reference page.
  • Appropriate citations are required.
  • All DeVry University policies are in effect, including the plagiarism policy.
  • The final paper is due during Week 7 of this course.
  • Any questions about this paper may be discussed in the Live Sessions or email with the Professor. 
  • The project is worth 200 total points and will be graded on quality of research, quality of information, use of citations, as well as Spelling and Grammar.

Week 2

Submit the name of the software you’ve chosen as the course project topic.

Week 3

Submit content outline for the project. The outline will, indicate in detail the plan to address the above criteria, and the primary sources of information you will use.

Feedback on your project outline will be provided by the instructor.

Week 7

Submit completed project by the end of Week 7.

(Due Week 2)
2010Week 2 Topic Due
(Due Week 3)
6030Week 3 outline, table of contents, references
Final Paper
(Due Week 7) 
12060The final product is a paper, prepared as a marketing presentation to a the board of directors in a health care organization as they make a decision on which software product to purchase. The presentation will be graded on: depth of coverage of each topic/issue; organization & flow ; summary of advantages & disadvantages of this particular software product
Total200100A quality paper will meet or exceed all of the above requirements

The information gathered and analyzed for this paper will be used as a marketing/sales presentation to the board of directors of a health care organization as they decide on a software product to purchase.

The following are best practices in preparing a paper.

1. Title Page

2. Introduction (include, in the Introduction, the purpose of your Presentation).

3. Content broken down by Major Categories (You may use the content suggestions listed above under “Guidelines”)

4. Summary and Conclusion

5. References

Your paper should be free of Spelling and Grammar errors for full points.   The paper should be organized from beginning to end with attention to flowing from one content topic to another seamlessly.  No additional information should be presented in the Summary and Conclusion that was not already presented in the body of the paper. 










GE Healthcare

Practice Fusion





Advanced Data Systems Corporation









*Many others may also be chosen for the Final Project to include proprietary systems specific to a healthcare organization or system of care.