Imagine that you are the Director of Health Information for a large hospital. As Director, you sit on various
institution-wide committees which govern the organization’s policies. In collaboration with interdepartmental
committees, you have made recommendations regarding the improvement of policies, procedures, and
operations across the institution. The CEO and Board of Directors has approved funding for several initiatives,
but has asked you to narrow changes to just a few. Therefore, you will develop an action plan for the hospital.
Please follow the instructions below in completion of this assignment.
Part Competency Assessed Instructions
included in the design of
audit trails and data quality
Appraise at least three (3) policies which cover data security (i.e.,
audits, control data recovery, e-security, data recovery planning, and
business continuity planning). Make three (3) recommendations for
improvements to the elements included in the design of audit trails
and data quality monitoring programs within the hospital.
Assess systems capabilities to
meet regulatory requirements
Critique the systems capabilities to meet regulatory requirements by
judging the technologies that relate to electronic signatures, data
correction, and audit logs.
Recommend device selection
based on workflow,
ergonomic and human factors
Critique at least three (3) human factors and user interface design of
health information technologies by making at least (3)
recommendations for device selection based on workflow,
ergonomics, and human factors.
Evaluate system architecture,
database design, data
Evaluate a health information system’s architecture in terms of
database design and data warehousing. Critique issues with systems
implementation related to systems testing, interface management,
and data relationships.
Take part in the development
of information management
plans that support the
organization’s current and
future strategy and goals
Participate in the development of information management plans that
support the organization’s current and future strategy and goals by
comparing and contrasting at least three (3) issues related to a
corporate strategic plan, operation improvement planning,
information management plans, and/or disaster and recovery
6 Take part in the planning,
testing, evaluation, and
support of health information
Analyze at least three (3) challenges that exist in each phase of the
systems development life cycle. Distinguish issues related to EHRs,
HIEs, and RECs within your analysis.