HIMSS Organization: Global Reach & Mission


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Healthcare information technology is a combination of which of the following?

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1. Healthcare information technology (HIT) professionals can find which of the following organizations helpful for the education and training in that field?

2. Patients use _____ to access and monitor their own healthcare information right from their own homes or devices.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You can quickly measure what you know about the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) with this quiz and worksheet assessment. You must be familiar with what HIMSS provides to its members and what healthcare information technology is to be successful on this quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This assessment will determine your ability to:

  • Identify what two concepts are combined in healthcare information technology
  • Name the organization where healthcare information technology professionals can find help with education and training
  • Recognize what patients use to access and monitor their healthcare information from home
  • Point out something that HIMSS offers professionals on their website
  • Note an initiative for improving healthcare that is addressed by HIMSS workgroups

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as something that HIMSS provides on its website
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what is combined to form healthcare information technology
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how patients access their own healthcare information from home and what healthcare improvement initiative is addressed by HIMSS

Additional Learning

You can find out more about this professional association by accessing the lesson titled HIMSS Organization: Global Reach & Mission. Details covered in this lesson include:

  • What the term interoperability refers to in regards to healthcare information technology
  • Which focus areas HIMSS concentrates on
  • What organization is a sister organization to HIMSS
  • How HIMSS supports advancing technology in clinical nursing