Page 1 – Multiple Choice Questions
Question 1.1.(TCO 1) An EHR is defined by the fact that there is collection of data from multiple
sources that provide decision support and that (Points : 10)
afford a paperless environment.
are used at the point of care.
provide for continuity of care.
share data with patients.
Question 2.2.(TCO 2) Which of the following is a gap in a physician office EHR environment in which a document imaging system can be of value? (Points : 10)
Chart conversion to backfill active patient records
Communicating with the hospital
Overcoming the hybrid record issue
Replacing the practice management system
Question 3.3.(TCO 3) Which of the following enables point-of-care charting and positive patient identification while maintaining network connectivity? (Points : 10)
Desktops at nursing stations
One terminal for every two hospital rooms
Personal digital assistant
Wireless computer on wheels
Question 4.4.(TCO 4) The Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act of 2000, also known as the E-SIGN bill, furthered what aspect of the EHR adoption process? (Points : 10)
Provided shelter from Stark Laws
Allowed PHI to be transmitted via electronic means
Helped make electronic signatures legal
Has no effect on the EHR because it only addresses business models, not healthcare
Question 5.5.(TCO 5) The use of what tool would provide both the monetary and qualitative benefits to help build a business case for the CEO’s support of an EHR project? (Points : 10)
Return on investment analysis
Quesstion 6.6.(TCO 6) Which of the following is a probabilistic system? (Points : 10)
Air conditioning system
Electronic health record
Question 7.7.(TCO 7) EHR steering committees are largely comprised of (Points : 10)
volunteers from various departments.
Question 8.8.(TCO 8) A PHR that is directly connected to a provider, payer, or other sponsor is often referred to as _____ PHR. (Points : 10)
1. (TCO 6) Describe several of the most likely financial benefits of EHR. (Points : 20)
Question 2. 2. (TCO 8) Describe the process of encryption and non-repudiation. (Points : 20)
Question 3. 3. (TCO 3) Explain the various ways documents are captured to become part of an EHR. (Points : 20)
Question 4. 4. (TCO 7) How important are Web-based products when considering purchasing an EHR? Please explain your rationale. (Points : 20)
Page 3 – Essay Questions
Question 1. 1. (TCO 8) What is identity theft? What is medical identity theft? Which federal agencies are working on these issues and how prevalent is identity theft? What are some of the incidents reported and how can threats be minimized? (Points : 30)
Question 2. 2. (TCO 5) What is the role of an EHR manager? Describe four of the skills required to be successful in this role and four of the EHR manager’s responsibilities. Explain why these skills are important to the success of an EHR project. (Points : 30)
Question 3. 3. (TCO 7) After the organization has selected the EHR vendor, and before the contract is signed, it is a good idea to create an implementation plan. Discuss the key reasons for and requirements of an implementation plan. (Points : 30)