Health Information System Implementation
Scenario You are an informatics nurse specialist working in a healthcare organization that is merging with another organization of comparable size. As a result of the merger, funds have been designated to offer services in a satellite facility. You are responsible to lead the project committee in implementing a health information system (HIS) that meets current HITECH and HIPAA Security and Privacy regulatory requirements. Discuss and analyze health information systems by doing the following: 1. Summarize advantages and disadvantages of a system, including the following: usability interoperability scalability compatibility 2. Describe how a system will affect patient care and documentation. 3. Explain how using a system to access information will affect the quality and delivery of nursing care and patient outcomes. B. Discuss how a system will benefit the organization by addressing the following: 1. Provide two ways that quality improvement (QI) data collected from a system can lead to measurable improvement in health care services and the health status of targeted patient groups. 2. Explain how a system will meet HITECH and HIPAA security standards and regulations, including the following: data storage integrity data backup and recovery 3. Explain how a system will protect patient privacy. 4. Describe how adopting a system will improve organizational efficiency and productivity by addressing the following factors to the organization, including the following: standardizing documentation reducing waste increasing productivity human and capital resource C. Describe four essential stakeholder roles needed to form an interdisciplinary team to work on a system implementation, including the following: each team members title in the organization each team members role in the implementation of the health information system each team members expertise and how it contributes to the success of the project D. Discuss your plan for evaluating the success of the implementation of a system by incorporating two professional organization standards. E. Acknowledge sources, using in-text citations and references, for content that is quoted, paraphrased, or summarized.