Domain IV: Information Technology And Systems

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Domain IV: Information Technology And Systems

A domain contains a group of computers that can be accessed and administered with a common set of rules. It is an important tool as big hospitals employ computer systems to maintain patient records. The quiz below test out how much you know about electronic health records, give it a try!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      A. Includes both paper and electronic documents

    • B. 

      B. Uses both manual and electronic processes

    • C. 

      C. Includes components generated electronically

    • D. 

      D. Includes an equal part of paper and electronically produced documents

  • 2. 
    Whic of the following is not a true statement about a hybrid health record system?
    • A. 

      A. Development of processes for both manual and computer processesis a challege.

    • B. 

      B. Creation of a definition of what constitutes a health record in manual and electronic format must be developed.

    • C. 

      C. Version control is unnecessary.

    • D. 

      D. Security safeguards must be developed for both paper and electronic processes.

  • 3. 
    Incorporating a workflow function in an electronic information system would help support:
    • A. 

      A. Tasks that need to be performed in a specific sequence

    • B. 

      B. Moving patients from point to point

    • C. 

      C. Registration of patients

    • D. 

      D. Making computer output available to laser disk

  • 4. 
    To run an analysis on a large set of data from many patients, the best tool is a(n):
    • A. 

      A. CDR

    • B. 

      B. CDW

    • C. 

      C. DBMS

    • D. 

      D. EHR

  • 5. 
    Which of the followwing would be  the best course of action to take to ensure continuous availability of electronic data?
    • A. 

      A. Acquire storage management software

    • B. 

      B. Send data to a remote site via the Internet

    • C. 

      C. Store data on RAID

    • D. 

      D. Use mirrored processing on redundant servers

  • 6. 
    Which of the following woul be considered discrete data?
    • A. 

      A. Operative report

    • B. 

      B. Medication dosage

    • C. 

      C. Physical examination

    • D. 

      D. Nursing notes

  • 7. 
    Which of the following technologies would allow a hospital to get as much medical record information online as quickly as possible?
    • A. 

      A. Clinical data repository

    • B. 

      B. Picture archiving system

    • C. 

      C. Electronic document management system

    • D. 

      D. Speech recognition system

  • 8. 
    Which of the following technologies would be best for a hospital to use to manage data from its laboratory, pharmacy, and radiology information systems?
    • A. 

      A. Electronic document management system

    • B. 

      B. Clinical data repository

    • C. 

      C. Picture archival system

    • D. 

      D. COLD system

  • 9. 
    Which of the following encourages patients to take an active role in collecting and storing their health information?
    • A. 

      A. EHR

    • B. 

      B. Intranet Web Service

    • C. 

      C. PHR

    • D. 

      D. CDS

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is necessary to ensure that each term used in an EHR has a common meaning to all users?
    • A. 

      A. Encoded vocabulary

    • B. 

      B. Controlled vocabulary

    • C. 

      C. Data exchange standards

    • D. 

      D. Proprietary standards

  • 11. 
    Why does an ideal EHR system include point-of-care template charting?
    • A. 

      A. Eases duplicate data entry burden

    • B. 

      B. Eliminates intermediary paper forms

    • C. 

      C. Reduces memory loss

    • D. 

      D. Ensures that appropriate data are collected

  • 12. 
    1. Which of the following is a transition strategy to acheive an EHR?
    • A. 

      A. Ancillary system support

    • B. 

      B. Clinical data repository

    • C. 

      C. Electronic document management system

    • D. 

      D. Results retrieval

  • 13. 
    Electronic prescribing is a special case of:
    • A. 

      A. CPOE

    • B. 

      B. EHR

    • C. 

      C. FDA

    • D. 

      D. RHIO

  • 14. 
    As part of an EHR system selection, due diligence should be done:
    • A. 

      A. After installing an EHR to test for acceptance

    • B. 

      B. Before contracting for an EHR product

    • C. 

      C. During system build to check interface quality

    • D. 

      D. Prior to any user authorization for access to data

  • 15. 
    Which of the following tasks is not performed in an electronic health record system?
    • A. 

      A. Document imaging

    • B. 

      B. Analysis

    • C. 

      C. Assembly

    • D. 

      D. Indexing

  • 16. 
    Which form of wireless technology uses infrared light waves to beam data between devices in close proximity to one another?
    • A. 

      A. Bar coding

    • B. 

      B. IEEE 802.11

    • C. 

      C. Ethernet

    • D. 

      D. Bluetooth

  • 17. 
    A SNF wanting to collect MDS assessments in a database and transmit them in a standard CMS format would use which of the following data entry software?
    • A. 

      A. Grouper

    • B. 

      B. HIS

    • C. 

      C. MS Access

    • D. 

      D. RAVEN

  • 18. 
    What is the difference between data and information?
    • A. 

      A. Data represent basic facts, while information represents meaning.

    • B. 

      B. Data are expressed in numbers, while information is expressed in words.

    • C. 

      C. Information must be kept confidential, while data are meant to be shared.

    • D. 

      D. Information is about people, while data are about things.

  • 19. 
    Data definition refers to:
    • A. 

      A. Meaning of data

    • B. 

      B. Completeness of data

    • C. 

      C. Consistency of data

    • D. 

      D. Detail of data

  • 20. 
    Information standards that provide clear descriptors of data elements to be included in computer-based patient record systems are called ______________ standards.
    • A. 

      A. Vocabulary

    • B. 

      B. Structure and content

    • C. 

      C. Transaction

    • D. 

      D. Security

  • 21. 
    Computer software programs that assist in the assignment of codes used with diagnostic and procedural classifications are called:
    • A. 

      A. Natural language processing systems

    • B. 

      B. Monitoring/audit programs

    • C. 

      C. Encoders

    • D. 

      D. Concept, description, and relationship tables

  • 22. 
    Laboratory data are successfully transmitted back and forth from Community Hospital to three local physician clinics.  This successful transmission is dependent on which of the following standards?
    • A. 

      A. X12N

    • B. 

      B. LOINC

    • C. 

      C. Rx Norm

    • D. 

      D. DICOM

  • 23. 
    Since many private and public standards groups promulgate health informatics standards, the Office of the National Coordinator of Health Information Technology has been given responsibility for:
    • A. 

      A. Developing unique provider identifiers

    • B. 

      B. Finalizing the extensible markup language

    • C. 

      C. Harmonization of standards from multiple sources

    • D. 

      D. Building software systems to support EHR development

  • 24. 
    As a health information professional, you've become involved in developing an HIE in your region.  The agency that would provide the best resources for HIE development is:
    • A. 

      A. NCVHS

    • B. 

      B. HL7

    • C. 

      C. ONC

    • D. 

      D. ASTM

  • 25. 
    A special Web page that offers secure access to data is a(n):
    • A. 

      A. Internet

    • B. 

      B. Home page

    • C. 

      C. Intranet

    • D. 

      D.Portal

  • 26. 
    Standards from which organization would be used for enabling exchange of clinical images?
    • A. 

      A. ASTM

    • B. 

      B. DICOM

    • C. 

      C. HL7

    • D. 

      D. NCPDP

  • 27. 
    Which of the following vocabularies is likely to be used to describe drugs in clinically relevant form?
    • A. 

      A. CPT

    • B. 

      B. LOINC

    • C. 

      C. RxNorm

    • D. 

      D. SNOMED

  • 28. 
    When some computers are used primarily to enter data and others to process data, the architecture is called:
    • A. 

      A. Data comparability

    • B. 

      B. National data exchange

    • C. 

      C. Interoperability

    • D. 

      D. Data architecture

  • 29. 
    Which of the following best describes the national health information infrastructure proposed by the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics?
    • A. 

      A. Series of interoperable databases across the nation

    • B. 

      B. Community of Regional Health Information Networks

    • C. 

      C. Connection of electronic health records across the nation

    • D. 

      D. Set of technologies, standards, applications, systems, values, and laws

  • 30. 
    Most healthcare informatics standards have been developed by:
    • A. 

      A. Federal mandate

    • B. 

      B. Consensus

    • C. 

      C. State regulation

    • D. 

      D. Trade association requirement

  • 31. 
    In order to effectively transmit healthcare data between a provider and a payer, both parties must adhereto which electronic data interchange standards?
    • A. 

      A. X12N

    • B. 

      B. LOINC

    • C. 

      C. IEEE 107.3

    • D. 

      D. DICOM

  • 32. 
    The exchange of digitized images such as x-rays, CT scans, and MRIs is supported by:
    • A. 

      A. UHDDS

    • B. 

      B. DICOM

    • C. 

      C. X12

    • D. 

      D. NCPDP

  • 33. 
    • A. 

      A. Restrict printing out documents that are electronic

    • B. 

      B. Print out all documents and maintain these as a general practice

    • C. 

      C. Allow some forms to be electronic and others to be in paper

    • D. 

      D. Allow physicians and others to make annotations on the paper documents

  • 34. 
     How will hospitals benefit most from an EHR?
    • A. 

      A. Elimination of staff

    • B. 

      B. Improved charge capture

    • C. 

      C. Reduction of errors

    • D. 

      D. Time saving

  • 35. 
    Which form of system testing ensures that each data element is captured correctly?
    • A. 

      A. Acceptance testing

    • B. 

      B. Integration testing

    • C. 

      C. System testing

    • D. 

      D. Unit testing