HIT Review Quiz 5

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HIT Review Quiz 5

HIT Review Quiz 5


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Before designing a new procedure to replace a current, inadequate one, the manager would NOT do which of the following?
    • A. 

      Make a detailed analysis of the current procedure

    • B. 

      Become thoroughly familiar with the current procedure

    • C. 

      Discard the current procedure and write an entirely new one

    • D. 

      Gather information about problems with the current procedure

  • 2. 
    One of the best sources for discovering problems with procedures is the
    • A. 

      Medical staff

    • B. 

      Department director

    • C. 

      Director's immediate supervisor

    • D. 

      Employees using the procedure

  • 3. 
    Which of the following would not be considered a scientific method of establishing standards?
    • A. 

      Stopwatch studies

    • B. 

      Work sampling

    • C. 

      Personal experience

    • D. 

      Time-log studies

  • 4. 
    The key consideration in planning the physical layout of a health information management department is
    • A. 

      Productivity of employees

    • B. 

      Work flow

    • C. 

      The budget

    • D. 

      Lighting

  • 5. 
    A special tool that aids in the placement of equipment is the
    • A. 

      Configuration chart

    • B. 

      Office layout chart

    • C. 

      Movement diagram

    • D. 

      Flow process chart

  • 6. 
    Main aisles in an office should be at least
    • A. 

      3 feet wide

    • B. 

      5 feet wide

    • C. 

      7 feet wide

    • D. 

      8 feet wide

  • 7. 
    The concept indicating the limits placed on an individual's ability to decide on actions or to order actions from others is called
    • A. 

      Delegation

    • B. 

      Responsibility

    • C. 

      Authority

    • D. 

      Management

  • 8. 
    Which of the following would not cause delgation to fail?
    • A. 

      A sufficient amount of authority is not granted to the subordinate

    • B. 

      The subordinate is not held responsible for accomplishing the task

    • C. 

      The manager allows the subordinate to accept risk

    • D. 

      The manager does not define the results expected

  • 9. 
    The use of a good job decription would not be useful information for which of the following?
    • A. 

      Performance evaluation

    • B. 

      Personnel selection

    • C. 

      Preparing job orientation plans

    • D. 

      Placement of equipment

  • 10. 
    An organizaiton chart ensures good
    • A. 

      Organization within the department

    • B. 

      Management

    • C. 

      Visualization of the department's structure

    • D. 

      Line relationship

  • 11. 
    The first task in completing the work distribution chart is to
    • A. 

      Determine the job position of each employee

    • B. 

      Have each employee complete a list of his or her daily activites

    • C. 

      Have each supervisor complete a list of the daily activites of his or her subordinates

    • D. 

      Have the department director complete a list of the daily activites of each employee

  • 12. 
    The major advangate of effective controlling is that
    • A. 

      Employees are disciplined appropriately

    • B. 

      Plans are revised

    • C. 

      Activites are streamlined

    • D. 

      Problems are identified more quickly

  • 13. 
    A production monitor that is most disturbing to the employee is the
    • A. 

      Work flow chart

    • B. 

      Movement diagram

    • C. 

      Employee-reported log

    • D. 

      Stopwatch study

  • 14. 
    The first step in preparing a departmental budget is
    • A. 

      Counting the total number of hours the department will be open during the next fiscal period

    • B. 

      Reviewing the department's objectives for the next fiscal year

    • C. 

      Reviewing the supplies and equipment already on hand

    • D. 

      Determining how many hours employees will be on leave during the next fiscal period

  • 15. 
    Given the following information, compute the number of open shelving units needed. Each unit is 8 shelves high and 36 inches wide. The current file area houses 22,075 linear filing inches of records. The goal is to expand this by 10%.
    • A. 

      78 units

    • B. 

      85 units

    • C. 

      77 units

    • D. 

      84 units

  • 16. 
    Which of the following would not be normally factored in when preparing a budget?
    • A. 

      A review of the effectiveness of the department's present operation

    • B. 

      Prejoctions for growth in the facility's operations

    • C. 

      Changes in the patient turnover rate

    • D. 

      A review of the qualifications of present employees

  • 17. 
    One way to encourage more productivity in a transcription unit is to
    • A. 

      Shorten the work day by an hour

    • B. 

      Vary the work assigned to each transcriptionist

    • C. 

      Place all transcriptionists on a part-time basis

    • D. 

      Have the desks of transcriptionists face each other

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is not included in the MBO cyclic process?
    • A. 

      Organization

    • B. 

      Feedback

    • C. 

      Planning

    • D. 

      Preformance review

  • 19. 
    A supervisor over the assembly area in a health information management department has determined that one employee can assemble 15 charts per hour, on average. Assuming that an employee can work 1,850 hours per year (after allowing for vacation, holidays, etc.) and that there are 12,500 discharges expected during the next budget year, how many FTEs should the supervisor recommend the department have next year?
    • A. 

      0.45

    • B. 

      0.21

    • C. 

      1.23

    • D. 

      0.50

  • 20. 
    Depicting a chronological flow of work through graphic representation is done using a
    • A. 

      Flow chart

    • B. 

      Work sample

    • C. 

      Work distribution chart

    • D. 

      PERT network

  • 21. 
    As a health information management department director, you are faced with the problem of a persistent backlog of work that you know is caused by a shortage of coding personnel. You've had several somplaints from the business office about this problem. Your bidget does not allow for overtime or for hiring additional personnel. Your own time is too limited for you to begin coding yourself. You do not wish to hurry your coders because their coding is of a resonable speed and excelent quality. Which of the following would NOT be considered a constraint in this problem that will affect your sicision making?
    • A. 

      Time

    • B. 

      Money

    • C. 

      Personalities

    • D. 

      Quality

  • 22. 
    The hospital'l revenue budget is usually prepared by the accounting department. The health information management department's contribution to revenue is usually limited to which of the following departmental functions?
    • A. 

      Correspondence

    • B. 

      Abstracting

    • C. 

      Filing

    • D. 

      Assembly

  • 23. 
    The crisis manager demonstrates poor ability in which management funtions?
    • A. 

      Planning

    • B. 

      Organizing

    • C. 

      Controlling

    • D. 

      Actuating

  • 24. 
    A type of budget that is created as if all activites of the organization or depertment were new is called a
    • A. 

      Zero-based budget

    • B. 

      Standard budget

    • C. 

      Departmental budget

    • D. 

      Zero-start budget

  • 25. 
    Which of the following is not included in a procedure document?
    • A. 

      Title of the procedure

    • B. 

      Effective date

    • C. 

      Qualifications of the person performing the procedure

    • D. 

      Statement giving the purpose of the task outlined inthe procedure