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d

(938) The first computer systems used in healthcare were used primarily to perform payroll and __________ functions.
a. Performance improvement
b. Data processing
c. Decision making
d. Patient accounting

a

(945) 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 tiem
c. Combine information from systems outside the organization
d. Use information strictly for admisitrative purposes

d

(946) 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

c

(947) In hospitals, automated systems for registering patients and tracking their encounters are commonly known as __________ systems.
a. MIS
b. CDS
c. ADT
d. ABC

b

(956)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

d

(963) The Chief Information Officer is a senior-level executive who is responsible for __________.
a. Managing the security of all patient-identifiable imformation
b. Ensuring the organization's compliance with federal, state, and accrediting body rules and regulations on confidentiality
c. Ensuring the IS implementation plans are in line with the organization's strategic vision
d. Leading the organization's strategic IS planning process

b

(946) Which of the folloiwng 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

a

(948) Which of the following information systems is used for collecting, verifying, and reporting test results?
a. Laboratory information system
b. Nursing information system
c. Pharmacy information system
d. Radiology information system

a

(951) Which of the following information systems is used to assist healthcare providers in the actual diagnosis and treatment of patients?
a. Clinical decision support system
b. Laboratory information system
c. Management information system
d. Pharmacy information system

a

(955) Which of the following information systems is considered an administrative information system?
a. FInancial information system
b. Laboratory information system
c. Management information system
d. Pharmacy information system

b

(963) Who is the top information executive responsible for strategic information systems planning and overseeing the organization's information resources management?
a. Chief Executive Officer
b. Chief Information Officer
c. Chief Privacy Officer
d. Chief Security Officer

c

(956) Which of the following systems focuses on providing reports and information to managers for day-to-day operations of the organization?
a. Executive information system
b. Clinical decision support system
c. Management information system
d. Strategic decision support system

c

(960) 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 organization
c. That information is a valuable resource that must be managed no matter what form it takes
d. All of the above

b

(963) Which of the following IS positions has evolved into a more important position since the passage of HIPAA regulations?
a. CIO
b. CSO
c. HIA
d. ISA

a

(956) Whicho f the following best describes the function of a management information system?
a. Supports day-to-day activities
b. Supports long-range planning
c. Provides unstructured decisions
d. Provides ad hoc reports

b

(956) 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

a

(957) Which of the following is used primarily for monitoring performance?
a. DSS
b. EIS
c. ES
d. MIS (Book answers)

d

(957) Which of the following best describes an EIS?
a. Produces periodic, exception, and demand reports (Book answer)
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

a

(957-8) 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 decisions

d

(956) The coding supervisor wants 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

a

(951) A physician wants an automated system that allows input of signs, symptoms, and results of laboratory tests and provides a list of provisionsl diagnoses. which of the following would best meet the physician's needs?
a. CDSS
b. DSS
c. EIS
d. MIS

d

(962) 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-based
d. Comparative information

b

(941) A number of healthcare organizations share information. These organizations have disparate systems. This describes a(n):
a. electronic health record
b. health information exchange
c. shared system
d. clinical information system

c

(950) The physician records his 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

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