1. Discussion Question 1_01
Discuss the emerging role of health information managers, explaining how the traditional and professional models are incorporated. (30 points) (A 2-page response is required.)
2. Discussion Question 1_02
Explain the concept of information system processes to include input, process, and output. Provide two (2) examples of each. (20 points) (A 1-page response is required.)
3. Discussion Question 2_03
Discuss issues related to the implementation of electronic systems, specifically the computerized patient record. Include in your response two (2) advantages, two (2) disadvantages, one (1) issue related to lack of resources/leadership, and one (1) issue related to privacy, confidentiality, and security of patient information. (25 points) (A 1½ -page response is required.).
4. Discussion Question 2_04
Discuss the following issues related to trends in health information systems. (25 points) (A 1½ -page response is required.)
a. Discuss seven (7) current trends in the development of health information systems.
b. Based on your current knowledge and the Required Readings, what do you foresee as two (2) potential advantages and two (2) potential disadvantages of the upcoming trends?
5. Activity 2_05
Activity Instructions: The Evolution of Health Care
This activity is comprised of two parts. Your Activity responses should be both grammatically and mechanically correct and formatted in the same fashion as the Activity itself. If there is a Part A, your response should identify a Part A, etc. In addition, you must appropriately cite all resources used in your response and document them in a bibliography using APA style. (100 points) (A 4-page response is required for the combination of parts A and B.)
Part A Provide synopses of at least five (5) articles involving the computer-based patient record (CPR). Provide a bibliography of your selected articles. (70 points)
Part B Compare and contrast three (3) advantages and three (3) disadvantages of delivering health care with a computer-based patient record system. Reference the advantages and disadvantages that are outlined in the articles you chose for Part A. (30 points)
6. Discussion Question 3_06
Internal and environmental analyses are necessary for the development of the strategic plan. (25 points) (A 1½ -page response is required.)
a. Describe these analyses by discussing their purposes as well as how information is gathered for the analysis.
b. Give three (3) examples of each of the analyses.
7.Discussion Question 3_07
Briefly describe the seven (7) components of a strategic plan. Discuss two (2) significant issues concerning information system management in the overall strategic plan. (25 points) (A 1½ -page response is required.)
8. Discussion Question 4_09
Discuss process modeling. In your discussion include descriptions of data flow diagrams and use cases along with an explanation of why process modeling is an important part of systems analysis and design. (25 points) (A 1½ -page response is required.)
9. Discussion Question 4_10
Explain what the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) for information systems is. Describe all four (4) stages of the process in detail. (25 points) (A 1½ -page response is required.)