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Nursing Informatics Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is about information technology in health care. The reference is "Nursing Informatics" Chapter 9, pp. 181-203, by Orestes Gabriel.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The cost of investing in information seems to be the most significant barrier in adoption of technology.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    This refers to continuous longitudinal record of patient care.
  • 3. 
    It provide health care provider with real-time diagnostic and treatment reccomendation.
  • 4. 
    One that supports both administrative and clinical application of information technology.
  • 5. 
    It is used in the inventory management of hospital supplies.
  • 6. 
    Optical scanning is used to electronically capture information encoded on a product.
  • 7. 
    It technologically distributes medication doses.
  • 8. 
    It is usually use for tracking patient all throughout the hospital.
  • 9. 
    Captures and integrates diagnostic images, stores, and disseminates it to points of care.
  • 10. 
    A medication ordering and fulfillment system.
  • 11. 
    Linking of data into another through electronic communication.
  • 12. 
    Physician offices and nursing homes are more advanced users of information technology than pharmacies.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Improving quality patient care is the main motivator for many health institution to apply information technology.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Computerized Provider Order Entry can improve quality of health care by reducing medication prescription accuracy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The health care system generally uses the most information technology than other industries.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    For information technology to become widespread, individual providers must adopt it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Billing, accounting, and scheduling belong to information technology infrastucture category.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    According to studies, bar coding is the most proven technology to prevent medication error.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Electronic Medical Record is an electronic file cabinet for patient data from various sources.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The greatest diffusion of information technology in hospitals can be best observed in clinical areas.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False