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1. The first computer systems used in healthcare were used primarily to perform payroll and ____ function 

a. Performance improvement

b. Data processing

c. Decision accouinting

d. Patient accounting
Patient acconting
2. The concept of systems integration refers to the healthcare organization's ability to_______.

a. combine information from any system within the organization

b. Use information from one system at a time

c. Combine information from systems outside the organization

d. Use information strictly fror administrative purposes
combine information from any system within the organization
3. In addition to patient care, clinical information systems may be used for_____.

a. Peer review

b. Research

c. Quality Improvement

d. All of the above
d. All of the above
4. In hospitals, automated systems for registering patients and tracking their encounters are commonly known as_________  systems.

a. MIS

B. CDS

c. ADT

d. ABC
ADT
5. A management information system is different from a strategic decision support system in that it produces reports for _____ and tactical decision making.

a. Educational

b. Operational

c. Clinical

d. Quality
Operational
6. The chief information officer is a senior-level executive who is responsible for_.
A. Managing the security of all patient-indentfiable information.
B. Ensuring the organization's compliance with federal, state, and accrediting body rulesand regulationson confidentiality.
C. Ensuring the IS implementation plans are in line with the strategic vision.
D. leading the organization's stategic IS planning process.
leading the organization's stategic IS planning process.
7. Which of the following systems is designed primarily to support patient care by providing healthcare professionals access to timely, complete, and relevant information for patient care purposes?
A. Administrative information system
B. clinical information system.
C. Management support system.
D. Strategic information system.
 clinical information system
Which of the folling systems is is used for collecting, verfying, and reporting test results?
A. Laboratory information systems.
B. nursing information systems.
C. Pharmacy information systems.
D. Radiology information systems.
A. Laboratory information systems
9. Which of the following information systems is used to assist healthcare providers in the actual diagnosis system.
A.Clinical decision support system.
B. Laboratory information system.
C. Management information systems.
D. Pharmacy  information system
A.Clinical decision support system
10. Which of the following information systems is considered an administrative information system?
A. Financial information system.
B. Laboratory information system.
C. Nursing information system.
D. Radology information system.
A. Financial information system.
11. Who is the top information executive responsible for strategic information systems planning and overseeing resources management?
A. Chief executive officer
B. Chief information officer
C. Chief privacy officer
D. Chief security officer
Chief executive officer
12. Which of the following systems focuses on providing reports and information to managers day-to-day operations of the organization?

a. Executive information systems
b. Clinical decision support system
c. Management information system
d. Srategic decision support system
Management information system
13. The concept of information resource management assumes

A. That the organization will employ computer technology
B. Information sources are readily identifiable and under the control of the organiztion
C. That information is a valuable resource that must be managed no matter what form it takes
D. All of the above
All of the above
14. Which of the following positions has evolved into a more important position since the passage of HIPAA regulations?

a. CIO
b.CSO (Chief Security Officer)
c. HIA
d. ISA
CIO
15. Which of the following best describes the function of a management information system?

a. Supports day-to-day activites
b. Supports long-range planning
c. Provides unstructured decisions
d. Proiveds ad hoc reports
Supports day-to-day activities
16. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of a DSS?

a. Provides ad hoc reports
b. Provides day-to-day reports
c. Uses statistical modeling
d. Answers what-if questions
Provides day-to-day reports
17. Which of the following is used primarily for monitoring performance?
a. DSS
b. EIS
c.  ES
d. MIS
MIS management information system : Monitors Performance
18. Which of the following best describe an EIS?
a. Produces periodic, exception, and demand reports
b. Provides analytical tools and statistical methods to analyze data
c. Is used to solve problems in a narrowly focused knowledge area
d. Provides immediate access to information relating to the organization's key success factors.
Provides immediate access to information relating to the organization's key success factors.
19. Which of the following best describes a data warehouse?
a. A large storage of data used for strategic decision support
b. Data stored on multiple PCs
c. A complete storage of data about all transactions in a healthcare organization
d. A complete storage of data used for day-to-day
Data stored on multiple PCs
20. The coding supervisor want a daily report of health records that need to be coded. Which of the following systems would be best in meeting the supervisor's needs?
a. CDSS
b. DSS
c. EIS
d. MIS                                
MIS
21. A physician want an automated system that allows input of signs, symptoms and results of laboratory tests and provides a list of provisional diagnoses.  Which of the following would best meet the physician's needs?

a. CDSS
b. DSS
c. EIS
d. MIS
CDSS
22. The average length of stay for Hospital A is 4.3 and for Hospital B is 5.1.  This is an example of what type of information:
a. Patient specific
b. Aggregate
c. Expert knowledge-base
d. Comparative information
Aggregate
23. A number of healthcare organizatins share information.  These organizations have disparate systems.  This describes a(n):

a. electronic health record
b. helath information exchange
c. shared system
d. clinical information system
health information exchange
24. The physican records is findings while still in the patient's room.  This is called:

a. computers on wheels
b. alerts
c. point of care documentation
d. embedded guidelines
point of care documentation
25. What is an information system?


a. A collection of related components that interact to perform a task in order to accomplish a goal.


b. The integration of several elements in a business process to effect a specific outcome.


c. A process that refines raw facts into meaningful information.


d. All of rhe aboce.
The integration of several elements in a business process to effect a specific outcome.

26. Dr. J orders a series of lab tests on his patient with a rare disease.  The computer generated results signal several abnormal values.  This prompts the physician to add three new medications to the patients treatment protocol.  The computer then minds Dr. J that serious drug interactions could occur when the new medications are combined with the original drug protocol.  In response to this reminder , he stops the order for the new medications. What system should be used?


a. ADT


b. MIS


c. Executive Information system


d. Expert System


e. DSS
DSS (Decision support system)
27. End-user requirements are identified in the ____ phase of the SDLC.


a. Design


b. Planning and Analysis


c. Implementation


d. Maintenance
Planning and Analysis

28. Testing the new IS system is part of the _____phase.


a. Design


b. Planning and analysis


c. Implementation


d. Maintenance
Implementation
Datawarehouse
enable organizations to access data from the different databases and combine them into a single interface.
HIE Health Information Exchange
is defined as the mobilization of healthcare information electronically across organizations within a region, community or hospital system. HIE provides the capability to electronically move clinical information among disparate health care information systems while maintaining the meaning of the information being exchanged. The goal of HIE is to facilitate access to and retrieval of clinical data to provide safer, more timely, efficient, effective, equitable, patient-centered care
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