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Ch 5: Data Standards in Healthcare

About This Chapter

This chapter provides an overview of data standards in healthcare. Inside, you'll find short lessons and interactive quizzes that can help you prepare for a test, learn new concepts or brush up on your healthcare data standards knowledge.

Data Standards in Healthcare - Chapter Summary

This self-paced chapter examines essential data standards in the healthcare field. As you work through this series of simple and informative lessons, you'll review various types of healthcare data sets, the OMAHA system, data interchange standards, database structures and much more. We've included multiple-choice quizzes to help you retain the information you study. You can also take the chapter exam and submit questions to our instructors if you have any. When you're done, you should be able to:

  • Outline the purpose and components of nursing minimum and patient care data sets
  • Describe the OMAHA system in nursing
  • Recognize healthcare data interchange standards
  • Define and assess the pros and cons of electronic health records
  • Evaluate the purposes of database management and database security management
  • Outline basic database structures and concepts
  • Describe the purpose of database administration and security
  • Identify several database management system models

11 Lessons in Chapter 5: Data Standards in Healthcare
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
What are Electronic Health Records? - Definition & Overview

1. What are Electronic Health Records? - Definition & Overview

Electronic health records have been around since the late 1970s, but they've only recently begun to boom in the health care world. In this lesson, learn about the definition, history, and benefits of EHRs.

Benefits & Disadvantages of Electronic Health Records

2. Benefits & Disadvantages of Electronic Health Records

The first commercial Electronic Health Records system began in 1972, but their use in doctors' offices is still not universal. Proponents point to a long list of benefits gained by using EHRs, but what are the disadvantages?

What is Database Management? - How Databases Help Organizations

3. What is Database Management? - How Databases Help Organizations

Organizations use large amounts of data. Database management makes it possible to organize and analyze these data. Learn why database management is important to support business operations.

Database Security Management

4. Database Security Management

For data to be secure all the systems around the data should be secured. In this lesson, we'll learn about the threats to database systems today and the processes and procedures used to protect the confidentiality of a database system.

Database Concepts and Structures: The Elements That Make Up a Database

5. Database Concepts and Structures: The Elements That Make Up a Database

Learn the fundamental elements of databases and how they are structured. One common data structure is a database table, which uses records and fields to organize data.

Database Administration and Security: Definition and Purpose

6. Database Administration and Security: Definition and Purpose

A database administrator, or DBA, plays a critical role in managing the databases of an organization. Learn about the various roles of a DBA and the tools used to keep data safe and secure.

Models of Database Management Systems (DBMS)

7. Models of Database Management Systems (DBMS)

Get to know the different models of database management systems and learn how each one is used to systematically organize large amounts of data in a logical manner.

Nursing Minimum Data Set (NMDS): Purpose & Components

8. Nursing Minimum Data Set (NMDS): Purpose & Components

Nursing minimum data set (NMDS) is a decades-old concept that is undergoing renovation to promote clear communication in the field of nursing. In this lesson, you will learn the components and the purposes of NMDS.

OMAHA System in Nursing: Purpose & Components

9. OMAHA System in Nursing: Purpose & Components

The advancement of nursing practice relies heavily on the use of Standardized Nursing Languages. In this lesson, we will explore the purpose, components, and use of the OMAHA System as a standardized language in nursing.

Patient Care Data Set (PCDS): Purpose & Components

10. Patient Care Data Set (PCDS): Purpose & Components

There are challenges when attempting to document provider and patient interactions, especially in acute care settings. In this lesson, learn the components and purpose of the Patient Care Data Set (PCDS), a useful documentation tool.

Data Interchange Standards in Healthcare

11. Data Interchange Standards in Healthcare

The lesson evaluates four types of data interchange standards that exist in healthcare: all communication between medical devices and electronic medical records, digital imaging communications, administrative data exchange, and clinical data exchange.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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