EHR and MPI Comparison HCAS 129

EHR and MPI Comparison (811 words) HCAS 129 Dr. Jenny Shaffstall     EHR and MPI Comparison   Electronic health record (EHR) systems have the potential to transform the health care system from a mostly paper-based industry to one that utilizes clinical and other pieces of information to assist providers in delivering higher quality of care to their patients. EHRs are defined as a longitudinal electronic record of patient health information generated by one or more encounters in any care delivery setting. Included in this information are patient demographics, progress notes, problems, medications, vital signs, past medical history, immunizations, laboratory data, and radiology reports.  Some of the basic benefits associated with EHRs include being able to easily access computerized records and the elimination of poor penmanship, which has historically plagued the medical chart. “EHR systems can include many potential capabilities, but three particular functionalities hold great promise in improving the quality of care and reducing costs at the health care system level: clinical decision support (CDS) tools, computerized physician order entry (CPOE) systems,...

Paper vs Electronic HCAS 129

Paper vs Electronic (556 words) HCAS 129 Dr. Jennifer Schaffstall     Paper vs Electronic   In a healthcare facility nowadays, there are a lot of concerns whether to keep all electronic documents electronically or still keep paper records for patient’s information.  Of the technology age there are a lot of concerns about this area for patient’s records.  Hospitals’, clinics, medical facilities they are changing the ways that they are keeping patient’s records on file.  Most of them are now using technology to keep patient records.  They are putting away paper files away and using computers to take in the information from patients, some of the facilities are using i-pad, tablets, and other forms of computer related technology to get patient information.  Here are some examples It is much, much cheaper to store records by miniaturization, using digital images, than it is in any other format.  Labor savings, the labor...

Medical Transcriptionists Becoming Obsolete? HCAS 129

Medical Transcriptionists Becoming Obsolete? (555 words) HCAS 129 Dr. Jenny Schaffstall     Medical Transcriptionists Becoming Obsolete?   Is Medical Transcription becoming obsolete in 2018?  Yes, it is there are so many new technologies of software out there that medical transcription is going obsolete.  There is now more voice recognition’s software for doctors to use to do their transcription for them to save money for themselves to put back into their practices.  Before there was no software to do voice recognition and they would hire some medical transcriptionists to do their medical records for the day.  Medical transcription is going obsolete because it has grown out of style, speech recognition software, doctor’s using new technology, and the medical is changing through new technology. The field of Medical Transcription includes Medical Transcriptionists and Medical Transcription Editors. The field of medical transcription has evolved with the advent of new technologies,...

THE HACKER GROUP “HIDDEN LYNX” Principles of Information Security

Dr. Karen Lederer Principles of Information Security   THE HACKER GROUP “HIDDEN LYNX” (534 words)     The current increase of various kinds of piracy is a sign of the kind of world in which we live in today, thanks to globalization. Although we mostly hear about cyber-criminals and how much harm they cause, it is worthy to note that there are what some like to call white-hat hackers, or “good hackers”. Several of these groups have specific objectives, such as eliminating child pornography sites or scams, as well as exposing information that some governments hide from the people (Palmer). Hidden Lynx is a paid group of hackers, that provides personalized services of attack methods to carry out specific tasks such as stealing information from a wide range of both corporate and government targets. They are known to take advantage of “zero-day” vulnerabilities and tend to employ techniques such as “watering hole” to...

How effective would you rate Coleman as a visionary leader? Discuss

Read the Case study and answer the following 3 questions. Please use the document in the attachment to support all the answers. Also, I highlighted Exhibit 13.8 in the text.   QUESTIONS   How effective would you rate Coleman as a visionary leader? Discuss. Where would you place Coleman on the chart of types of leaders in Exhibit 13.8? Where would you place Deacon? If you were Deacon, what would you do?     The Visionary Leader   When Frank Coleman first began his job as president of Hi-Tech Aerostructures, most managers and employees felt a surge of hope and excitement. Hi-Tech Aerostructures is a 50-year-old family-owned manufacturing company that produces parts for the aircraft industry. The founder and owner had served as president until his health began to decline, and he felt the need to bring in someone from outside the company to get a fresh perspective. It was certainly needed. Over the past several years, Hi-Tech had just been stumbling along.   Coleman came to the company from a smaller business, but one with excellent credentials as a leader in advanced aircraft technology. He had a vision for transforming Hi-Tech into a world-class manufacturing facility. In addition to implementing cutting-edge technology, the vision included transforming the sleepy, paternalistic culture to a more dynamic, adaptive one and empowering employees to take a more active, responsible role in the organization. After years of just doing the same old thing day after day, vice president David Deacon was delighted with the new president and thrilled when Coleman asked him to head up the transformation project.   Deacon and his colleagues...