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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

    Correct Answer
    C. Processed
    Explanation
    Data must be processed in order to be useful. Processing involves analyzing and manipulating the data to extract meaningful information or insights. This can include tasks such as cleaning and organizing the data, performing calculations or statistical analysis, and generating reports or visualizations. By processing the data, it becomes more structured and easier to interpret, enabling decision-making and problem-solving based on the information derived from the data.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    B. Requirements of the user
    Explanation
    When designing a new information system, the primary consideration should be the requirements of the user. This is because the system should be tailored to meet the specific needs and goals of the users. By understanding the requirements, the system can be designed to effectively support the users' tasks, processes, and workflows. Considering the user requirements ensures that the system will be user-friendly, efficient, and aligned with the users' expectations and preferences.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    C. They can only be used for word processing
    Explanation
    The given correct answer states that one disadvantage of dedicated word processing systems is that they can only be used for word processing. This means that these systems are limited in their functionality and cannot perform other tasks or functions apart from word processing. This limitation restricts their versatility and usefulness in performing other tasks that may be required in a work or professional setting.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    C. Increasing the number of users
    Explanation
    Increasing the number of users is not considered a way to improve the security data in a computerized MPI. This is because adding more users does not directly enhance the security of the data. Instead, it may increase the risk of unauthorized access or breaches if proper security measures are not in place. The other options, such as implementing an audit trail, enforcing strong user passwords, and establishing policies and procedures, are all effective ways to enhance the security data in a computerized MPI.

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  • 5. 

    Major hardware cmoponents of many telecommunications systems are

    • A.

      Cables

    • B.

      Modems

    • C.

      CD-ROM drives

    • D.

      Telegraph wires

    Correct Answer
    B. Modems
    Explanation
    Modems are major hardware components of many telecommunications systems. They are used to modulate and demodulate digital signals into analog signals, allowing data to be transmitted over telephone lines or cable lines. Modems are essential for connecting devices to the internet or other networks, and they play a crucial role in transmitting data between computers and telecommunication systems.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. Message switching
    Explanation
    Electronic mail is an example of a data communications application called "message switching" because it involves the exchange of messages between different computer systems. In message switching, the message is divided into packets and each packet is individually routed through the network to its destination. This allows for efficient and reliable communication, as messages can be sent and received asynchronously, and the network resources can be shared among multiple users.

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  • 7. 

    Information is

    • A.

      Less complex than data

    • B.

      Part of data

    • C.

      More complex than data

    • D.

      Compiled from data

    Correct Answer
    C. More complex than data
    Explanation
    Information is described as being "more complex than data" because data refers to raw facts or figures that have not been processed or organized, while information is the result of processing and organizing data to create meaning and context. Information often involves interpretation, analysis, and synthesis of data, which adds complexity to it. Therefore, information is considered to be more complex than data.

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  • 8. 

    An integrated group of related activites that work together toward a common goal is a

    • A.

      System

    • B.

      Supersystem

    • C.

      Set

    • D.

      Mission

    Correct Answer
    A. System
    Explanation
    A system is an integrated group of related activities that work together toward a common goal. It is a collection of interconnected components that interact with each other to achieve a specific purpose. In a system, these components are interdependent and their actions and behaviors are coordinated to achieve the desired outcome. A system can be physical or conceptual, and it can exist in various domains such as technology, biology, or organizations.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    B. Control unit
    Explanation
    The control unit is responsible for directing the sequence of operations in a computer, interpreting the coded instructions (program), and initiating the appropriate commands to the computer circuits. It acts as the brain of the computer, coordinating and managing the flow of data and instructions between different components. The control unit ensures that instructions are executed in the correct order and that data is processed accurately. It plays a crucial role in the overall functioning of the computer system.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    C. Systems analysis
    Explanation
    Systems analysis involves careful planning to ensure that all required components exist in an information system, including appropriate equipment and programs. It is a process of studying and analyzing a system to identify its goals, requirements, and components. This includes determining the necessary hardware, software, and other resources needed for the system to function effectively. Therefore, systems analysis is the most appropriate choice for encompassing the careful planning required for the existence of all components in an information system.

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  • 11. 

    The concept of multiple users for one computer is termed

    • A.

      Multiuser facility

    • B.

      Time-sharing

    • C.

      Real-time operation

    • D.

      Facility sharing

    Correct Answer
    B. Time-sharing
    Explanation
    Time-sharing refers to the concept of multiple users being able to access and use a computer system simultaneously. It allows multiple users to share the resources of a single computer, such as the CPU, memory, and peripherals, by dividing the available time into small time slices or intervals. Each user is given a fair share of time to execute their tasks, and the system switches between users rapidly to give the illusion of parallel execution. This concept allows for efficient utilization of computer resources and enables multiple users to work on the same computer system concurrently.

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  • 12. 

    In microcmoputers, the primary input device is the

    • A.

      CPU

    • B.

      Monitor

    • C.

      Keyboard

    • D.

      Cable

    Correct Answer
    C. Keyboard
    Explanation
    The primary input device in microcomputers is the keyboard. This is because the keyboard allows users to input data and commands into the computer system. It is used to type text, numbers, and other characters, as well as to navigate through menus and interact with various software applications. The CPU, monitor, and cable are not input devices, as they serve different functions in the computer system.

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  • 13. 

    Ethernet is an example of

    • A.

      Network topology

    • B.

      WAN

    • C.

      Token ring

    • D.

      Star network

    Correct Answer
    A. Network topology
    Explanation
    Ethernet is an example of a network topology because it refers to the physical arrangement of devices in a network. Ethernet is a widely used technology that allows devices to connect and communicate within a local area network (LAN). It uses a bus or star topology, where devices are connected to a central hub or switch. The network topology determines how devices are interconnected and how data is transmitted, making Ethernet a clear example of a network topology.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    D. Control unit
    Explanation
    The control unit is not considered a basic element of the data processing cycle because it is responsible for coordinating and controlling the activities of the other elements (input, storage, and output) rather than being directly involved in processing data. The control unit manages the flow of instructions and data between the different components of a computer system, ensuring that tasks are executed in the correct order and that data is properly transferred and processed. Therefore, while essential for the functioning of a computer system, the control unit is not considered a fundamental element of the data processing cycle itself.

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  • 15. 

    A kilobyte is equal to

    • A.

      512 characters

    • B.

      1 million characters

    • C.

      1,024 characters

    • D.

      1/1,000 of a character

    Correct Answer
    C. 1,024 characters
    Explanation
    A kilobyte is a unit of digital information that represents 1,024 bytes. In computing, a byte is typically equal to 8 bits, and each character is usually represented by 8 bits. Therefore, a kilobyte would be equal to 1,024 characters.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    D. The costs of various components of the system
    Explanation
    The health information management director is responsible for managing and organizing medical records within a healthcare facility. They would most likely be able to provide information on the number of medical records on file, the number of locations the records might be used in, and the duration of time records may spend in one location. However, the costs of various components of the system would not typically fall under their purview. This information is more likely to be provided by the finance or procurement department.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. Audit trail
    Explanation
    An audit trail is a system that keeps track of the individuals who have accessed specific information in a computer system, such as a patient registration database. It records the date, time, and user identity for each access, allowing for accountability and monitoring of data usage. This helps in identifying any unauthorized access or potential security breaches, ensuring the integrity and confidentiality of the information.

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  • 18. 

    The most sophisticated application of computers is

    • A.

      Word processing

    • B.

      Graphics

    • C.

      Windowing programs

    • D.

      Artificial intelligence

    Correct Answer
    D. Artificial intelligence
    Explanation
    Artificial intelligence is the most sophisticated application of computers because it involves the development of systems that can perform tasks that would typically require human intelligence. These systems are capable of learning, reasoning, and problem-solving, which makes them highly advanced and complex. While word processing, graphics, and windowing programs are important applications, they do not require the same level of complexity and intelligence as artificial intelligence.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. A host computer and several workstations
    Explanation
    Client-server technology is comprised of a host computer and several workstations. In client-server architecture, the host computer, also known as the server, provides services and resources to the workstations, also known as clients. The host computer handles tasks such as data storage, processing, and managing network connections, while the workstations access and utilize these resources. This architecture allows for a centralized and efficient distribution of tasks and resources, enabling multiple users to connect and interact with the host computer simultaneously.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    D. Modems
    Explanation
    Modems are not used to physically connect computers together in a network. Modems are used to connect computers to the internet or to other remote networks using telephone lines or other communication channels. On the other hand, twisted pair wiring, fiber optic cabling, and telephone wiring are all physical mediums that can be used to connect computers together in a network.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. Discrete
    Explanation
    The term "discrete" refers to something that is separate or distinct. In the context of dictation systems, "recording media that can be physically removed from the dictation equipment" suggests that the media can be taken out or detached from the equipment. Therefore, the correct answer is "discrete" as it accurately describes the characteristic of the recording media being separate or distinct from the equipment.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    D. 1.46
    Explanation
    To calculate the storage needed for one page, we need to consider the number of words and the number of characters per word. Given that one page holds 250 words and one word equals six characters, we can calculate the total number of characters on the page by multiplying 250 by 6, which equals 1500 characters. Since each character takes up one byte of storage, the storage needed for one page would be 1500 bytes. To convert this to kilobytes, we divide 1500 by 1024, resulting in approximately 1.46 kilobytes.

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  • 23. 

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

    • A.

      Light pen

    • B.

      Keyboard

    • C.

      Touch screen

    • D.

      Digital plotter

    Correct Answer
    D. Digital plotter
    Explanation
    A bedside terminal is a device used in hospitals to provide various functions such as patient monitoring, communication, and access to medical records. It typically allows input through a light pen, keyboard, or touch screen. However, a digital plotter is not a suitable input device for a bedside terminal. A digital plotter is a device used for printing or drawing, and it is not designed for direct input or interaction with a computer system. Therefore, a bedside terminal would not use a digital plotter as an input device.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    C. Budget
    Explanation
    Word processing is a useful tool for creating and editing documents, such as birth certificates, medical staff committee minutes, and budgets. However, a tumor or cancer registry is a specialized database used for tracking and managing cancer cases, which does not require word processing. Therefore, the correct answer is "tumor or cancer registry."

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    B. Confidentiality
    Explanation
    Confidentiality is a major challenge in computerizing health information because it involves protecting sensitive patient data from unauthorized access or disclosure. Health records contain private information such as medical history, diagnoses, and treatments, which must be kept confidential to maintain patient trust and comply with privacy laws. Breaches in confidentiality can lead to serious consequences, including identity theft, discrimination, and compromised patient care. Implementing robust security measures and strict access controls are essential to ensure the confidentiality of health information in computerized systems.

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  • 26. 

    A device used is telecommunications, using telephone wires, is a

    • A.

      Modem

    • B.

      Printer

    • C.

      Network

    • D.

      Plotter

    Correct Answer
    A. Modem
    Explanation
    A modem is a device used in telecommunications that allows for the transmission and reception of data over telephone wires. It converts digital signals from a computer into analog signals that can be transmitted over the phone lines, and vice versa. This enables the computer to connect to the internet or communicate with other computers over a telephone network. A modem is essential for establishing a connection between a computer and a telephone line, making it the correct answer in this case.

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  • 27. 

    The part of a computer system that contains instructions for storing, manipulating, and retrieving data is termed the

    • A.

      Control unit

    • B.

      Storage unit

    • C.

      Program

    • D.

      Arithmetic/logic unit

    Correct Answer
    C. Program
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "program" because it refers to the set of instructions that tells the computer what tasks to perform, including storing, manipulating, and retrieving data. The program is responsible for controlling the overall operation of the computer system and coordinating the activities of the other components, such as the control unit, storage unit, and arithmetic/logic unit. Without a program, the computer would not know how to execute tasks or process data effectively.

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  • 28. 

    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?

    • A.

      170

    • B.

      1,024

    • C.

      124

    • D.

      512

    Correct Answer
    A. 170
    Explanation
    The industry standard for the average business word is five characters plus a space. A kilobyte of memory can store 1024 characters. To find the number of words that can be stored, we divide the total number of characters (1024) by the average number of characters per word (6). This gives us 170 words that can be stored in a kilobyte of memory.

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  • 29. 

    In an optical disk storage system, jukeboxes store

    • A.

      Optical disk platters

    • B.

      Optical disk software

    • C.

      Printers

    • D.

      Reports

    Correct Answer
    A. Optical disk platters
    Explanation
    Jukeboxes in an optical disk storage system are designed to store optical disk platters. These platters contain the actual data and information that is stored in the system. The jukeboxes provide a way to organize and access these platters efficiently, allowing for easy retrieval and storage of data. Therefore, it is logical to conclude that the correct answer is optical disk platters.

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  • 30. 

    An example of a high-level computer language is

    • A.

      Machine language

    • B.

      MUMPS

    • C.

      DOS

    • D.

      Assembly language

    Correct Answer
    A. Machine language
    Explanation
    Machine language is considered a high-level computer language because it is a programming language that is directly understood and executed by the computer's hardware. It uses binary code and specific instructions that are designed to be easily executed by the computer's central processing unit (CPU). Unlike low-level languages like assembly language, machine language does not require any translation or interpretation by a compiler or interpreter. It allows programmers to write programs at a higher level of abstraction, making it easier to understand and write complex programs.

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  • 31. 

    "The process of connecting records on the same individual that have been generated at different times and in different places" is called

    • A.

      Record analysis

    • B.

      Record linkage

    • C.

      Data linkage

    • D.

      Information analysis

    Correct Answer
    B. Record linkage
    Explanation
    Record linkage refers to the process of connecting records on the same individual that have been generated at different times and in different places. This process helps to identify and link together related records, allowing for a more comprehensive and accurate understanding of an individual's information. By linking these records, patterns and relationships can be identified, enabling researchers, organizations, and policymakers to make informed decisions and gain valuable insights from the data.

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  • 32. 

    A system whereby several microcomputers within a small geographic area are linked is called a

    • A.

      Ring formation

    • B.

      Star network

    • C.

      Wide area network

    • D.

      Local area network

    Correct Answer
    D. Local area network
    Explanation
    A local area network (LAN) is a system that connects several microcomputers within a small geographic area. It allows for the sharing of resources such as files, printers, and internet access among the connected computers. Unlike a wide area network (WAN) that covers a larger geographic area, a LAN is limited to a specific location like a home, office, or school. A ring formation and star network are both types of LAN topologies, but they do not encompass the entire concept of a LAN.

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  • 33. 

    Descrete storage media in a centralized dictation system using a telephone network include all of the following EXCEPT:

    • A.

      Plastic belts or disks

    • B.

      Microcassettes

    • C.

      Magnetic belts

    • D.

      Endless loop magnetic tape

    Correct Answer
    D. Endless loop magnetic tape
    Explanation
    Discrete storage media in a centralized dictation system using a telephone network include plastic belts or disks, microcassettes, and magnetic belts. However, endless loop magnetic tape is not a discrete storage media used in this system.

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  • 34. 

    The process of entering every medication provided, diagnostic test performed, meal served, and other patient service into a system is called

    • A.

      Cost accounting

    • B.

      Case-mix analysis

    • C.

      Charge capture

    • D.

      Claims processing

    Correct Answer
    C. Charge capture
    Explanation
    Charge capture refers to the process of entering every medication provided, diagnostic test performed, meal served, and other patient services into a system. This allows for accurate and efficient tracking of the services provided to patients, which is essential for billing and reimbursement purposes. It helps healthcare organizations capture charges for the services rendered and ensures that they are appropriately reimbursed for their services.

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  • 35. 

    Medicare inpatient claims are submitted using the

    • A.

      HCFA-1500

    • B.

      UB-92

    • C.

      Accounts receivable

    • D.

      ECMS

    Correct Answer
    B. UB-92
    Explanation
    Medicare inpatient claims are submitted using the UB-92 form. The UB-92 form, also known as the CMS-1450, is a standardized form used by hospitals to bill Medicare for inpatient services. It includes detailed information about the patient, the services provided, and the charges associated with the care. The use of the UB-92 form ensures consistency and accuracy in the billing process, allowing Medicare to process and reimburse claims efficiently.

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  • 36. 

    All of the following are output devices EXCEPT:

    • A.

      Optical character readers

    • B.

      Microfilm units

    • C.

      Audio response devices

    • D.

      Printers

    Correct Answer
    A. Optical character readers
    Explanation
    Optical character readers are not output devices but input devices. They are used to scan and convert printed text into digital format for processing by a computer. Output devices, on the other hand, are used to display or present information from a computer to the user, such as printers, monitors, speakers, etc.

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  • 37. 

    Computer-generated information regarding patient accounts not yet paid could assist the health information management department in all of the following EXCEPT:

    • A.

      Determining which health records are not yet filed in the permanent file

    • B.

      Determining which health records are not yet received from the nursing units

    • C.

      Determining which health records are not yet coded

    • D.

      Determining which health records have not yet had abstracted data entered into the computer system that provides information for billing purposes

    Correct Answer
    A. Determining which health records are not yet filed in the permanent file
    Explanation
    Computer-generated information regarding patient accounts not yet paid can assist the health information management department in determining which health records are not yet received from the nursing units, determining which health records are not yet coded, and determining which health records have not yet had abstracted data entered into the computer system that provides information for billing purposes. However, it cannot assist in determining which health records are not yet filed in the permanent file because this task requires physical organization and filing of the records, which cannot be done through computer-generated information alone.

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  • 38. 

    A computerized Registration-Admissions, Discharge and Transfers (R-ADT) system would be used by

    • A.

      The health information management department

    • B.

      The admitting department

    • C.

      The billing department

    • D.

      Several departments, including the health information management department

    Correct Answer
    D. Several departments, including the health information management department
    Explanation
    A computerized Registration-Admissions, Discharge and Transfers (R-ADT) system would be used by several departments, including the health information management department. This means that the system is not limited to just one department but is utilized by multiple departments within the organization. The health information management department is specifically mentioned as one of the departments that would use the system, indicating its importance in managing patient information and records.

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  • 39. 

    Computer systems can aid nursing management in all of the following ways EXCEPT:

    • A.

      Determining patient acuity levels

    • B.

      Automation of practice guidelines

    • C.

      Providing counseling to nursing personnel

    • D.

      Scheduling nursing personnel

    Correct Answer
    A. Determining patient acuity levels
    Explanation
    Computer systems can aid nursing management in automating practice guidelines, providing counseling to nursing personnel, and scheduling nursing personnel. However, determining patient acuity levels is not a function that computer systems can assist with. Acuity levels are typically determined by healthcare professionals based on their assessment of the patient's condition and needs.

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  • 40. 

    An example of self-contained dictation media is a

    • A.

      Tank

    • B.

      Cassteet

    • C.

      Disk

    • D.

      Roll

    Correct Answer
    A. Tank
    Explanation
    A tank can be considered as a self-contained dictation media because it is a large armored vehicle that is equipped with various communication systems, including radio and intercom systems, which allow for communication and dictation within the vehicle. It is designed to be self-sufficient and capable of operating independently, making it a suitable example of self-contained dictation media.

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  • 41. 

    A disadvantage of a shared type of word processing system over a standalone system is that

    • A.

      Only one person may use the system at any one time

    • B.

      It is the most costly type of system

    • C.

      When the system is down, no users are able to work with it

    • D.

      Media storage is less efficient

    Correct Answer
    C. When the system is down, no users are able to work with it
    Explanation
    When the shared type of word processing system is down, no users are able to work with it. This is a disadvantage because it results in a complete halt of productivity for all users until the system is back up and running. In contrast, a standalone system would allow individual users to continue working even if the system is down, as they are not dependent on a shared network.

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  • 42. 

    A health information management department manager would most likely use spreadsheet software for

    • A.

      Budgeting

    • B.

      Fi-360 chart tracking

    • C.

      Correspondence control

    • D.

      Tumor registry

    Correct Answer
    A. Budgeting
    Explanation
    A health information management department manager would most likely use spreadsheet software for budgeting because it allows for easy organization and calculation of financial data. Spreadsheets provide tools for creating budgets, tracking expenses, and analyzing financial information. They can also be customized to fit the specific needs of a healthcare organization, making it an efficient tool for budget planning and management. Additionally, spreadsheet software often includes features such as formulas, charts, and graphs, which can help managers visualize and analyze budget data effectively.

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  • 43. 

    The application whereby a physician enters a request for a particular laboratory test and is able to review the outcome is called

    • A.

      Test entry/outcome reporting

    • B.

      Laboratory entry/results review

    • C.

      Test data entry/laboratory results reporting

    • D.

      Order entry/results reporting

    Correct Answer
    A. Test entry/outcome reporting
    Explanation
    The correct answer is test entry/outcome reporting because it accurately describes the process of a physician entering a request for a laboratory test and then being able to review the outcome. This term encompasses both the initial entry of the test request and the subsequent reporting of the results, allowing the physician to have a comprehensive view of the entire process.

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  • 44. 

    Computer-based repositories of knowledge are called

    • A.

      Text-based systems

    • B.

      Expert systems

    • C.

      Library systems

    • D.

      Alert systems

    Correct Answer
    A. Text-based systems
    Explanation
    Computer-based repositories of knowledge are called text-based systems because they primarily store and organize information in the form of text. These systems are designed to manage large amounts of textual data, such as articles, books, reports, and other written materials. Text-based systems allow users to search, retrieve, and manipulate text-based information efficiently. They are commonly used in libraries, research institutions, and digital archives where textual content is the primary focus. Unlike expert systems, which are designed to simulate human expertise and decision-making, text-based systems primarily serve as storage and retrieval tools for textual information.

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  • 45. 

    Controls that can improve the accuracy of data in a computerized health information system must be able to assist all of the following EXCEPT:

    • A.

      Eror detection

    • B.

      Error location

    • C.

      Error manipulation

    • D.

      Error correction

    Correct Answer
    A. Eror detection
    Explanation
    Controls that can improve the accuracy of data in a computerized health information system must be able to assist with error detection, error location, and error correction. However, error manipulation is not a valid control that can improve data accuracy. Error manipulation refers to intentionally altering or modifying errors, which is not a useful control measure in ensuring accurate data in a health information system.

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  • 46. 

    All of the following are examples of administrative information systems that support the daily management of healthcare facilities EXCEPT:

    • A.

      Patient registration systems

    • B.

      Financial information systems

    • C.

      Human resource managment systems

    • D.

      Clinical decision support systems

    Correct Answer
    D. Clinical decision support systems
    Explanation
    Clinical decision support systems are not examples of administrative information systems that support the daily management of healthcare facilities. Instead, they are designed to provide healthcare professionals with evidence-based information and recommendations to assist in clinical decision-making. These systems analyze patient data and provide alerts, reminders, and suggestions for diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring. While they play a crucial role in improving patient care and outcomes, they are not directly involved in the administrative functions of healthcare facilities such as patient registration, financial management, and human resource management.

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  • 47. 

    ____________________ are attached to data bases for the purpose of diverting the transmissons of data.

    • A.

      Sniffers

    • B.

      Hackers

    • C.

      Both B and C

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Sniffers
    Explanation
    Sniffers are software or hardware devices that are attached to databases to intercept and capture data transmissions. They are used by hackers to eavesdrop on network communications and steal sensitive information. By analyzing the captured data, hackers can gain unauthorized access to systems, compromise security, and carry out malicious activities. Therefore, the correct answer is sniffers.

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  • 48. 

    Which of the following is not a subcategory of the management support system, which provides reporting information?

    • A.

      Management information systems

    • B.

      Strategic decision support systems

    • C.

      Facilities management systems

    • D.

      Executive information systems

    Correct Answer
    C. Facilities management systems
    Explanation
    Facilities management systems are not a subcategory of the management support system that provides reporting information. Facilities management systems are designed to manage and optimize physical assets and resources within an organization, such as buildings, equipment, and maintenance. On the other hand, management information systems, strategic decision support systems, and executive information systems are all subcategories of the management support system that provide reporting information to aid in decision-making and planning processes.

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  • 49. 

    HIPPA data security provisions are divided into four sections, which include administrative provisions, physicial safeguards, technical safeguards, and ________________.

    • A.

      Personnel

    • B.

      Environmental

    • C.

      Network and communication

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Network and communication
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "network and communication." HIPAA data security provisions include administrative provisions, physical safeguards, technical safeguards, and network and communication. This section focuses on the security measures and protocols related to the network infrastructure and communication channels used to transmit and store sensitive health information. It ensures that proper encryption, authentication, and access controls are in place to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the data during transmission and while it is at rest.

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  • 50. 

    The system development life cycle (SDLC) includes four general phases that follow what sequence?

    • A.

      Design, planning and analysis, implementation, maintenance and evaluation

    • B.

      Planning and anaylsis, design, inplementation, maintenance and evaluation

    • C.

      Planning and anaylsis, implementation, maintenance and evaluation, design

    • D.

      Design, implementation, planning and implementation, maintenance and evaluation

    Correct Answer
    B. Planning and anaylsis, design, inplementation, maintenance and evaluation
    Explanation
    The correct answer is planning and analysis, design, implementation, maintenance and evaluation. This is the correct sequence of phases in the system development life cycle (SDLC). The planning and analysis phase involves gathering requirements and determining the feasibility of the project. The design phase involves creating a detailed blueprint of the system. The implementation phase involves building and coding the system. The maintenance and evaluation phase involves maintaining and updating the system as needed, as well as evaluating its performance and effectiveness.

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