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HIT Review Quiz 4
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1.  The part of a computer system that contains instructions for storing, manipulating, and retrieving data is termed the
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2.  PL 92-603 provided for the establishment of
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3.  A computerized Registration-Admissions, Discharge and Transfers (R-ADT) system would be used by
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4.  A kilobyte is equal to
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5.  The terms "continuous quality improvement" and "quality assurance" are used interchangeably but are two different concepts. Which of the following would be characteristics of "continuous quality improvement?"
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6.  Incident reports are analyzed
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7.  You have noticed a problem with the filing of loose reports in the file area. As supervisor of the file area, you find out the root causes for this problem. The QI tool that you should use would be the
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8.  The measure that shows the degree to which scores scatter around the mean is called the
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9.  Computer-generated information regarding patient accounts not yet paid could assist the health information management department in all of the following EXCEPT:
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10.  A hospital's utilization management plan should outline all of the following EXCEPT:
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11.  The sampling technique that is used when, for example, every 10th member of the population is chosen, is called
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12.  Data _________________ provides the ability of a business to access data from multiple databases and combine the results into a single reporting interface.
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13.  An example of a high-level computer language is
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14.  The primary tool for identifying risk is the
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15.  To develop a frame of reference in order to understand the major facts, issues, and underlying theories already addressed that surround the research topic, the researcher should not do which of the following?
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16.  Assume that one page of copy will hold 250 words. How many kilobytes of storage will be needed to store one page (one work equals six characters)?
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17.  Electronic mail is an example of a data communications application called
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18.  Applications in which word processing may be useful include all of the following EXCEPT:
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19.  Relevant findings from quality management activities must be considered as part of the
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20.  A transcription unit has six transcriptionists, two of whom work half time. If their acerage production is as given in the following table, what is the average output per FTE (in lines per day)Transcriptionist                                           Lines/Day          A                                                         950          B                                                         450          C                                                         600          D                                                      1,100          E                                                      1,050          F                                                      1,000
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21.  Which of the following is not a data-gathering method?
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22.  An optical disk storage system can store medical information from any of the following sources EXCEPT:
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23.  The purpose of QIOs does not include determining which of the following?
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24.  Programs designed to control liability for human errors and equipment failures are termed
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25.  Which of the following would not be considered an example of overutilization?
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26.  A health information management's transcription unit is open Monday through Friday during the day. It is responsible for transcribing and average of 200,000 lines of dictation in each 4-week period. The transcription minimum productivity standard for this unit is 1,000 lines per day. How many FTE (fulltime equivalent) transcriptionist are needed to staff the unit?
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27.  "The process of connecting records on the same individual that have been generated at different times and in different places" is called
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28.  In order to be useful, data must be
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29.  ____________________ are attached to data bases for the purpose of diverting the transmissons of data.
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30.  In microcmoputers, the primary input device is the
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31.  When you want to generate ideas on a particular subject and then incorporate a rating system for prioritizing ideas, you would use what QI tool?
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32.  PL 92-603 was
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33.  The most sophisticated application of computers is
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34.  When a researcher rejects the null hypothesis when it is true, the error is called
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35.  Ethernet is an example of
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36.  A physician at your hospital wants to check on a patient and logs on to the computer where he/she looks at the patient's status, laboratory results, recent medications given, and former history and physical information. The software that can converge different types of documents together to allow this process is called
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37.  If you want to show how a process changes and fluctuates over a certain period of time, the CQI of choice would be a
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38.  In dictation systems, recording media that can be physically removed from the dictation equipment are termed
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39.  A stringent test of the quality of professional research is
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40.  An example of hospitalwide quality assessment is
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41.  Under PL 92-603, all hospitals were required to have a
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42.  Once the problem is found to be a feasible topic for study and has been clearly formulated, a second literature review at this point
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43.  Which of the following is not a subcategory of the management support system, which provides reporting information?
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44.  The exact reverse of the research hypothesis is the
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45.  An example of self-contained dictation media is a
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46.  Who is responsible for leading the stragetic IS planning process for assisting and overseeing the organizations IS functions?
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47.  You are HIM director and need to give a report on the number of delinquent records coming into your department for the month of November. Which QI tool would be helpful in gathering this information?
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48.  The term _________ controls refer to the implementation of procedures used to keep documented logs of system access and access attempts iwth regards to HIPAA standards.
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49.  The kind of measurement scale that orders data into ranks is called
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50.  A transcription unit supervisor decides that an error rate of 2% or less is acceptable; in other words, no more than 2% of the lines typed may contain errors. Through proofreading a sample of work, it is found that there are 156 lines with errors among 2,586 lines of dictation. This unit has
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51.  Pareto charts
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52.  A mechanism that can help identify risk from physician-related activities is termed
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53.  In designing a record tracking system, all of the following are facts that would most probably best be supplied by the health information management director EXCEPT:
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54.  All of the following are output devices EXCEPT:
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55.  Two types of casual research design are
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56.  Public Law 104-191, passed in 1996, which provides data security practices and standards, is known as the
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57.  One disadvangage of dedicated word processing system is
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58.  What is the common language that is used to store and retrieve data in any data base management system?
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59.  Controls that can improve the accuracy of data in a computerized health information system must be able to assist all of the following EXCEPT:
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60.  Computer-based repositories of knowledge are called
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61.  The QI pioneer who believed that training should be at top management to identify problems and opportunities for improvement, and then training of employees to assist in proposing and implementing solutions.
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62.  Which of the following represents the "Do" phase of the PDCA method?
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63.  Information is
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64.  Client-server technology is comprised of
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65.  The system development life cycle (SDLC) includes four general phases that follow what sequence?
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66.  If you want to analyze the relationship between age and weight in female patients over age 30, which diagram would help you determine if there is a relationship or not?
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67.  The crude distance between scores is the
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68.  Which of the following is not considered a basic element of the data processing cycle?
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69.  Risk management programs were introduced to reduce
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70.  A hardware device that data may be entered into or retrieved from is
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71.  If you want to make a month-to-month comparison of the number of coding errors by the coding staff, which of the following QI tools would provide an assessment of this raw data?
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72.  A health information management department manager would most likely use spreadsheet software for
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73.  The industry standard for the average business word is five characters plus a space. How many words can be stored in a kilobyte of memory?
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74.  If the need for admission cannot be determined, the case is first referred to
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75.  You are a HIM Director and are in the process of writing a request for proposal (RFP) for a new system. The vendors that you hae selected to complete the cost-benefit analysis are Oracle, SQL Server, Sybase, and Access. What type of information system are you researching?
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76.  Utilization review/management (UR/UM) first became mandatory
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77.  Computer networks rely on _______________ that use the same language to communicate.
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78.  Under PL 92-603, which information was not necessary to review by the UR/UM committee?
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79.  What type of database stores data in predefined tables made up of rows and columns?
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80.  A device used is telecommunications, using telephone wires, is a
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81.  One of the greatest challenges of computerizing health information is
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82.  The concept of multiple users for one computer is termed
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83.  The application whereby a physician enters a request for a particular laboratory test and is able to review the outcome is called
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84.  Computer systems can aid nursing management in all of the following ways EXCEPT:
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85.  Screening criteria used in utilizatino review must be
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86.  As a result of external pressure to contain costs, many hospitals are entering into insurance plans that provide clients (i.e., patients) with incentives to use that particular hospital. Such plans are termed
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87.  Which of the following is not considered an example of research design?
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88.  A system whereby several microcomputers within a small geographic area are linked is called a
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89.  This QI pioneer believed that the standard for quality should be "zero defects."
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90.  ________________ encodes information and converts it to unreadable symbols and characters, which must be decoded for the purose of protecting data.
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91.  A bedside terminal might use any of the following input devices EXCEPT:
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92.  A tool used for achieving simultaneous goals of optimal care and appropriate resource utilization are called
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93.  A disadvantage of a shared type of word processing system over a standalone system is that
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94.  Quality management includes all of the following EXCEPT:
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95.  Major hardware cmoponents of many telecommunications systems are
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96.  The portion of the computer that directs the sequence of operations, interprets the coded instructions (the program), and initiates the proper commands to the computer circuits is the
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97.  Which type of review is not considered a medical staff function included in the quality management program?
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98.  All of the following can be used to connect computers together in a network EXCEPT:
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99.  In an optical disk storage system, jukeboxes store
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100.  An HIM department might utilize this QI tool to cahrt trends in response time to physicians' record requests
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101.  Descrete storage media in a centralized dictation system using a telephone network include all of the following EXCEPT:
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102.  The PDCA (Plan, Do, Check, Act) method was developed in the 1920s by__________?
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103.  As project manager of a new computer-based system at your healthcare facility, you are at the point where you must create the request for proposal. What phase of the systems development life cycle are you in?
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104.  The process advocate by JCAHO to monitor, evaluate, and solve problems in patient care is called the
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105.  You are HIM director and have noticed an increase in errors in your chart analysis clerks. After offering the chart analysis clerks an inservice, you would like to demonstrate that progress has been made and show before-and-after data. What QI tool would effectively display this before-and-after data and the progress made of these employee?
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106.  The terms used to mean the radical rethinking of the organization's processes rather than department performance is called
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107.  The type of review not performed in the UR/UM process is which of the following?
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108.  One a patient care service defines its important aspects of care, which of the following does not occur?
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109.  In designing a new information system, the primary consideration should be the
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110.  Which of the following is not considered a way to improve the security data in a computerized MPI?
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111.  _______________________ was designed in 1997 to incorporate outcomes measurement and monitoring into the accreditation process for hospitals, long-term care organizations, and health care networks.
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112.  What type of communication devices is used for patients to access information regarding office locations or patient aducational materials?
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113.  The process of entering every medication provided, diagnostic test performed, meal served, and other patient service into a system is called
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114.  HIPPA data security provisions are divided into four sections, which include administrative provisions, physicial safeguards, technical safeguards, and ________________.
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115.  A system that shows who has accessed what information in a computer system, such as a patient registration database, is called a (an)
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116.  The standard user interface that uses icons that represent different computer tasks and programs is known as
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117.  The QI pioneer who developed the threefaceted approach to quality or quality triangle, which included the quality, all-one-team, scientific approach
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118.  A tool for identifying protential risks before an incident occurs is the
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119.  Besides JCAHO, organizations(s) that strongly influence(s) quality management activity in a hospital is (are)
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120.  All of the following are examples of administrative information systems that support the daily management of healthcare facilities EXCEPT:
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121.  A problem with traditional manual file systems is that the same data are often stored in many different places. This is termed
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122.  Peripheral devices include
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123.  Careful planning to ensure that all required components exist in an information system, including appropriate equipment and programs, is generally encompassed in
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124.  The cause-and-effect diagram is also known as the
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125.  In 1986, JCAHO launched a major new quality project that was intended to shift its emphasis from review of structure and process to review of
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126.  This QI pioneer identified the 14 points for companies to follow for a successful quality improvement program
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127.  A(n) ___________ is a measurement that targets events or patterns of events suggestive of a problematic process or behavior.
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128.  An integrated group of related activites that work together toward a common goal is a
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129.  The characteristic of research procedures that is demonstrated when a data collection instrument (such as a text) is given twice under the same circumstances and produces identical data is called
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130.  Medicare inpatient claims are submitted using the
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