As the only informatics nurse at your local community hospital your CNO relies on you to translate major developments in policy and reimbursements that have direct implications for the department and the facility. How could you defend the relationship between standardized terminology and financial reimbursements related to meaningful use?
The patient presents to your office with a Personal Health Records (PHR). Remembering, medical records and PHRs are not the same thing, complete both of the following: 1. Develop and create an educational tool (brochure, flyer pamphlet) that you can provide to your patients that address the following areas: How do you access it? What obstacles might you identify? Frequently Asked Questions
Consider the differences between BSN and MSN graduate competencies. Discuss how each graduate can “work to the highest level” and contribute fully to healthcare changes that need to occur in the future.
Develop and create an educational tool (brochure, flyer pamphlet) for providers to understand the PHR that address the following areas: How can we make sure PHR information is accurate, reliable, and complete? What obstacles might patients have with control over how their health information is accessed, used, and disclosed? Frequently Asked Questions What advantages and disadvantages are there? What does the clinician need to understand?
Mr. J. is a 30-year-old electrical line worker brought to the emergency department by ambulance. Emergency medical service (EMS) personnel report that he was in a cherry picker that came into contact with an overhead 70,000-volt power line. He lost consciousness at the scene and was intubated. On presentation to the ED, Mr. J. is noted to have areas of black charring on his right arm, axilla, and upper thighs. Questions 1. What are some potential causes of Mr. J.’s loss of consciousness? 2. What are the initial and secondary management priorities for Mr. J.? 3. During the secondary survey, […]
Mr. K., a 34-year-old male, was involved in a mountain bike crash. He was wearing a helmet, but he was traveling at a high speed down the mountain when he hit a rock and was sent over his handlebars and slammed against a tree. Initially he was conscious and complaining of abdominal pain and intense left shoulder and arm pain. He was bleeding from multiple abrasions and lacerations on his face, arms, and legs. His friend who was biking with him called 911. It took approximately 30 minutes before emergency personnel reached him on the mountain bike trail. Initial assessment […]
How is the EHR changing the roles of the HIM staff? Do you feel these are positive or negative changes? Why or why not? What changes would you expect from the centralization of HIM functions and why? What is your view of the HIM profession as a whole? Why? How is the EHR changing the roles of the HIM staff? Do you feel these are positive or negative changes? Why or why not? What changes would you expect from the centralization of HIM functions and why? What is your view of the HIM profession as a whole? Why?