Health Care Information Systems Terms Hcs 483 Essays

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Health Care Information Systems Terms

Define the following terms. Your definitions must be in your own words; do not copy them from the textbook.

After you define each term, describe in 40 to 60 words the health care setting in which each term would be applied. Include at least two research sources to support your position—one from the University Library and the other from the textbook. Cite your sources in the References section consistent with APA guidelines.

|Term |Definition |How It Is Used in Health Care |
|Health Insurance Portability and |The HIPAA Act was established in 1996 to |The Health
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For example if|
| |found at most places that the patient has |a patient wanted to review their health |
| |received care. |record and get a copy the personal health |
| | |record would be a copy that would be given |
| | |to the patient. |
|Computerized provider order entry system |Computerized provider order entry systems |Computerized provider order entry systems |
| |are an electronic way that providers can |are used in health care to establish the |
| |communicate orders to be completed for the |treatment plan for patients and are used to|
| |patient’s health. |maintain a medication record for patients |
| | |and can help control the amount of |
| | |medication that is given to an individual |