HSM 330 Final Exam


HSM 330 Final Exam
(TCO 4) What is the legal precedent created by judges wherein they can interpret…

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HSM 330 Final Exam

HSM 330 Final Exam


(TCO 1) A health record that maintains information throughout the lifespan of the patient, ideally from birth to death, is known as a (Points : 10)

problem-oriented health record.

patient-centric record.

longitudinal health record.

integrated health record.

(TCO 2) EDMS would enable which of the following change to occur in an HIM department? (Points : 10)

Change record retention schedule to one year.

Eliminate transcription.

Reduce coding errors.

Shift release of information to point of service.

(TCO 3) How are data acted upon in an EHR? (Points : 10)

Clinicians access each application to enter or retrieve necessary information.

Data captured go into a repository and are processed there.

Interface engine supports exchange of data across disparate applications.

Workflow engines move data to where they are needed.

(TCO 4) What is the legal precedent created by judges wherein they can interpret either statutory law or previous judicial proceedings? (Points : 10)


Constitutional law

State law

Case law

(TCO 5) Which of the following forms of communication may be most important for an EHR project manager? (Points : 10)





(TCO 6) A system is comprised of inputs, outputs, processes, and (Points : 10)





(TCO 7) Which of the following does a project manager NOT need to know how to do? (Points : 10)


Manage scope

Mitigate risk

Use the EHR

(TCO 8) The party which funds the PHR relates to which of the Connecting for Health dimensions? (Points : 10)

Business model

Data source



(TCO 1) Is a paperless record achieved through EDMS the same as an integrated EHR, as envisioned by the IOM and supported by functional criteria from CCHIT? Explain why or why not. (Points : 20)


EDMS stands for electronic data management system, a system that allows the digitization of…

(TCO 2) Describe how bridge technologies fit into the overall EHR migration path. (Points : 20)


Bridge technologies fit well into the overall EHR migration path because these are…

(TCO 3) What is a template-based entry? Describe the pros and cons of a template-based entry. (Points : 20)


Template-based entry pertains to predefined templates already stored in the….

(TCO 4) As discussed in the literature, what has the IOM been known for as it relates to the EHR in healthcare? Describe three of their contributions? (Points : 20)


The Institute of Medicine or IOM was chartered by the National Academy of Sciences to….

(TCO 1) Electronic Health Records (EHR) hold great promise, yet there are still challenges to their adoption. Provide several examples of the nature of these challenges to the adoption of EHRs. (Points : 30)


While the electronic health record system is a great revolutionary idea in the health care…

(TCO 6) Explain and describe the meaning of data sources and data uses as they pertain to healthcare and the EHR. Please provide examples of each. Address the data-information-knowledge continuum. (Points : 30)


Data sources pertain to where the source of data is coming from. In the case of patient…

(TCO 8) What is the importance of vocabulary standards, language, terminology, nomenclature, and the interrelationships among healthcare language components? Describe each of them. (Points : 30)


In healthcare, especially in EHRs, it is important to define standards on how to…