HIT Review Quiz 4

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HIT Review Quiz 4


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  • 1. 
    In order to be useful, data must be
    • A. 

      Collated

    • B. 

      Arranged

    • C. 

      Processed

    • D. 

      Filed

  • 2. 
    In designing a new information system, the primary consideration should be the
    • A. 

      Cost of the system

    • B. 

      Requirements of the user

    • C. 

      Available technology

    • D. 

      Space available to house the system

  • 3. 
    One disadvangage of dedicated word processing system is
    • A. 

      They cannot store large numbers of documents

    • B. 

      Their cost is very high

    • C. 

      They can only be used for word processing

    • D. 

      They break down frequently

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is not considered a way to improve the security data in a computerized MPI?
    • A. 

      Audit trail

    • B. 

      User password

    • C. 

      Increasing the number of users

    • D. 

      Policies and procedures

  • 5. 
    Major hardware cmoponents of many telecommunications systems are
    • A. 

      Cables

    • B. 

      Modems

    • C. 

      CD-ROM drives

    • D. 

      Telegraph wires

  • 6. 
    Electronic mail is an example of a data communications application called
    • A. 

      Message switching

    • B. 

      Remote job entry

    • C. 

      Source data collection

    • D. 

      Time-sharing

  • 7. 
    Information is
    • A. 

      Less complex than data

    • B. 

      Part of data

    • C. 

      More complex than data

    • D. 

      Compiled from data

  • 8. 
    An integrated group of related activites that work together toward a common goal is a
    • A. 

      System

    • B. 

      Supersystem

    • C. 

      Set

    • D. 

      Mission

  • 9. 
    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
    • A. 

      Storage

    • B. 

      Control unit

    • C. 

      Arithmetic/logic unit

    • D. 

      Peripheral unit

  • 10. 
    Careful planning to ensure that all required components exist in an information system, including appropriate equipment and programs, is generally encompassed in
    • A. 

      Profile analysis

    • B. 

      The data processing cycle

    • C. 

      Systems analysis

    • D. 

      Computer analysis

  • 11. 
    The concept of multiple users for one computer is termed
    • A. 

      Multiuser facility

    • B. 

      Time-sharing

    • C. 

      Real-time operation

    • D. 

      Facility sharing

  • 12. 
    In microcmoputers, the primary input device is the
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      Monitor

    • C. 

      Keyboard

    • D. 

      Cable

  • 13. 
    Ethernet is an example of
    • A. 

      Network topology

    • B. 

      WAN

    • C. 

      Token ring

    • D. 

      Star network

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is not considered a basic element of the data processing cycle?
    • A. 

      Output

    • B. 

      Storage

    • C. 

      Input

    • D. 

      Control unit

  • 15. 
    A kilobyte is equal to
    • A. 

      512 characters

    • B. 

      1 million characters

    • C. 

      1,024 characters

    • D. 

      1/1,000 of a character

  • 16. 
    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:
    • A. 

      The number of medical records on file

    • B. 

      The number of locationis the medical records might be used in the facility

    • C. 

      The duration of time medical records may spend in one location

    • D. 

      The costs of various components of the system

  • 17. 
    A system that shows who has accessed what information in a computer system, such as a patient registration database, is called a (an)
    • A. 

      Audit trail

    • B. 

      Smart card

    • C. 

      Voiceprint

    • D. 

      Password

  • 18. 
    The most sophisticated application of computers is
    • A. 

      Word processing

    • B. 

      Graphics

    • C. 

      Windowing programs

    • D. 

      Artificial intelligence

  • 19. 
    Client-server technology is comprised of
    • A. 

      A host computer and several workstations

    • B. 

      A network of personal computers with equal functionality

    • C. 

      A mainframe and several dumb terminals

    • D. 

      A standalone personal computer

  • 20. 
    All of the following can be used to connect computers together in a network EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Twisted pair wiring

    • B. 

      Fiber optic cabling

    • C. 

      Telephone wiring

    • D. 

      Modems

  • 21. 
    In dictation systems, recording media that can be physically removed from the dictation equipment are termed
    • A. 

      Discrete

    • B. 

      Discontinuous

    • C. 

      Partial

    • D. 

      Handheld

  • 22. 
    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)?
    • A. 

      1.75

    • B. 

      1,500

    • C. 

      4.10

    • D. 

      1.46

  • 23. 
    A bedside terminal might use any of the following input devices EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Light pen

    • B. 

      Keyboard

    • C. 

      Touch screen

    • D. 

      Digital plotter

  • 24. 
    Applications in which word processing may be useful include all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Tumor or cancer registry

    • B. 

      Birth certificates

    • C. 

      Budget

    • D. 

      Medical staff committee minutes

  • 25. 
    One of the greatest challenges of computerizing health information is
    • A. 

      System breakdown

    • B. 

      Confidentiality

    • C. 

      Cost of obtaining new systems

    • D. 

      Maintenance cost

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