HI300: Information Technology and Systems for Health Care
TOPIC #1: Information Security in Healthcare
Determine why information security is so important in healthcare by analyzing at least two different types of safeguards for data and elaborate on what standards are looked at for each. Also, identify the types of facilities these safeguards can be used in and what are the expectations. Please try not to duplicate your classmates’ answers. There may be several different standards for each safeguard but you are required to mention at least two.
Discussion responses should be on topic, original, and contribute to the quality of the discussion by making frequent informed references to lesson material. Initial discussion responses should be around 100 words.
HI305: Management of Health Information
TOPIC #2: Performance Improvement (PI) Tools
Throughout this course, many discussion opportunities come up where you need to respond to other people’s opinions and comments. Respond to your Discussion topic after you have completed your Reading.
Your initial response to the prompt should be a minimum of 175 words
You will select one PI tool or technique and present it in your initial post. Create your initial post as though you are training a new staff member on your chosen PI tool. The initial post should cover the following topics:
Definition of the tool or technique
When to use the tool or technique
How to construct or use the tool or technique
How to interpret the tool or technique
A published article or other resource that demonstrates an application of the tool.
Tools and techniques to select from include histogram, check sheet, Pareto chart, scatter diagram, run chart, control chart, flow process chart, cause-and-effect diagram, force-field analysis, nominal group technique, and brainstorming.