History of Health Care Informatics from 1949 to the Present

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Dr. Wagner was considered a pioneer for his work in _____.

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1. What was Health Evaluation through Logical Programming (HELP)?

2. What was the goal of the HITECH Act in 2009?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Find out how much you know about the history of health informatics from 1949 until today. Answer short, multiple-choice questions on key subjects like the work of Dr. Gustav Wagner and the use of Health Evaluation through Logical Programming (HELP).

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These points will be covered on the quiz:

  • Purpose of the HITECH Act of 2009
  • Which type of health informatics is exemplified by Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
  • The HITECH Act of 2009's new enforcement regulations

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you know the most important information from the related lesson on a history of health informatics from 1949 until the present, like the main goal of the HITECH Act in 2009
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Health Evaluation through Logical Programming (HELP) and the work that was done by Dr. Wagner
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding an example of health informatics in the form of Electronic Medical Records (EMR)

Additional Learning

For more in the field of health care, please consider the accompanying lesson called History of Health Care Informatics from 1949 to the Present. These key topics will be the main focus of the material:

  • The definition of 'healthcare informatics'
  • Organizational informatics
  • The beginning of healthcare informatics in 1949
  • Various informatics systems built throughout history
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