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New Technology Implementation: Goals

Hospitals are carrying out this process to ensure that patients are treated safely while getting the best available care.

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Information Technology Support: Implementation Stage

During this stage, an informatics nurse should draw on support from vendors, get ready for a change, and encourage coworkers to support the new technology.

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Nursing Informatics: Foundational Components

Information

Data

Understanding

Knowledge

Wisdom

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Nursing Informatics

This nursing specialty is becoming more popular. It focuses on using information technology to improve and grasp the delivery of care to patients.

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Friedman and Martin's Functional Model for Hospital Information Systems: Communication/Networking Systems

Healthcare workers can utilize this hospital system when they need to share information with one another.

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Friedman and Martin's Functional Model for Hospital Information Systems: Core Systems

The systems a hospital uses to schedule appointments and keep track of the admission of patients.

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Friedman and Martin's Functional Model for Hospital Information Systems: Medical Documentation

Medical professionals use this hospital system when recording, organizing and storing information about patients.

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Friedman and Martin's Functional Model for Hospital Information Systems: Medical Support

This hospital system focuses on ensuring that errors and mistakes in patient care do not occur.

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Friedman and Martin's Functional Model for Hospital Information Systems: Business and Financial

These hospital systems handle employee payments as well as billing patients and receiving payments.

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Friedman and Martin's Functional Model for Hospital Information Systems: Elements

Core systems

Business and financial systems

Communication and networking

Department management

Medical documentation and support

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Health Information Exchanges (HIE)

This tool helps healthcare providers in a network to share the electronic health records (EHR) of patients.

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Patient Portals

A tool that allows patients to access their electronic health records (EHR). This can let people interact with their providers, make corrections to health information and set up appointments.

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Data Quality: Achieving Consistency

You can ensure your data quality has this characteristic by ensuring that electronic health records (EHR) components are standardized.

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Flashcard Content Overview

Working with the flashcards in this set can give you the opportunity to review information system components and patient portals. You'll also be able to focus on Friedman and Martin's Functional Model for Hospital Information Systems and the role of these systems in a medical setting. Furthermore, these cards can help you go over the uses of medical websites and various medical databases, including:

  • The Institute of Education Sciences
  • Medline
  • Access Medicine
  • The Cumulative Index of Nursing and Allied Health
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Data Quality: Achieving Consistency

You can ensure your data quality has this characteristic by ensuring that electronic health records (EHR) components are standardized.

Patient Portals

A tool that allows patients to access their electronic health records (EHR). This can let people interact with their providers, make corrections to health information and set up appointments.

Health Information Exchanges (HIE)

This tool helps healthcare providers in a network to share the electronic health records (EHR) of patients.

Friedman and Martin's Functional Model for Hospital Information Systems: Elements

Core systems

Business and financial systems

Communication and networking

Department management

Medical documentation and support

Friedman and Martin's Functional Model for Hospital Information Systems: Business and Financial

These hospital systems handle employee payments as well as billing patients and receiving payments.

Friedman and Martin's Functional Model for Hospital Information Systems: Medical Support

This hospital system focuses on ensuring that errors and mistakes in patient care do not occur.

Friedman and Martin's Functional Model for Hospital Information Systems: Medical Documentation

Medical professionals use this hospital system when recording, organizing and storing information about patients.

Friedman and Martin's Functional Model for Hospital Information Systems: Core Systems

The systems a hospital uses to schedule appointments and keep track of the admission of patients.

Friedman and Martin's Functional Model for Hospital Information Systems: Communication/Networking Systems

Healthcare workers can utilize this hospital system when they need to share information with one another.

Nursing Informatics

This nursing specialty is becoming more popular. It focuses on using information technology to improve and grasp the delivery of care to patients.

Nursing Informatics: Foundational Components

Information

Data

Understanding

Knowledge

Wisdom

Information Technology Support: Implementation Stage

During this stage, an informatics nurse should draw on support from vendors, get ready for a change, and encourage coworkers to support the new technology.

New Technology Implementation: Goals

Hospitals are carrying out this process to ensure that patients are treated safely while getting the best available care.

Health-Oriented Databases: The Institute of Education Sciences (ERIC)

This database contains educational resources and articles that focus on specific issues. It can be used to educate patients and as a resource for professional development.

Health-Oriented Databases: Access Medicine

A database that holds health-related books, reference books and textbooks. You can read some of this information for free.

Health-Oriented Databases: Medline

A database supported by the U.S. National Library of Medicine that includes biomedical and biophysics information.

Health-Oriented Databases: The Cumulative Index of Nursing and Allied Health (CINAHL)

You can find journal articles in this database that deal with nursing, public health, sports medicine and different kinds of therapy.

Health-Oriented Websites: Medlineplus.gov

This website indexes drugs and various health concerns. It also offers a video library and printouts.

Health-Oriented Websites: CDC.gov

You can check out this website to get information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It has several large categories of information.

Health-Oriented Websites: Healthfinder.gov

This website is designed to be used by patients looking for services in their area, or information about their health. It allows you to search by gender and age.

Health-Oriented Websites: Ahrq.gov

This website can be used for educating patients, academic research and developing professionally. It contains research articles and supports evidence-based care.

Process: Definition

We use this term to refer to a set of actions we complete in order to accomplish a specific goal.

Technology: Network Communications

This technology works to help individuals connect electronically. Email is an example of this type of tool.

Technology: Hardware

The part of a piece of technology that you can physically touch and manipulate.

Technology: Software

This refers to the programs that run a piece of technology.

Technology: Database

A collection of data that can be accessed through technology.

Information System: Components

Technology

People

Processes

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