Type
Quiz
Book Title
Handbook of Informatics for Nurses & Healthcare Professionals 5th Edition
ISBN 13
978-0132574952

978-0132574952 Chapter 08 Part 4

August 31, 2019
Global Rationale:
Cognitive Level: Understanding
Client Need: Safe Effective Care Environment
Client Need Sub: Management of Care
Nursing/Integrated Concepts: Nursing Process: Assessment
Learning Outcome:
Question 29
Type: MCSA
This week, the attending physicians for a large urban primary care facility have set the goal for the
implementation of the new technology system to coincide with the opening of the cardiology wing. The unit is
scheduled to admit patients in six months; however, a needs assessment must first be completed. Which of the
following statements accurately defines the purpose of the needs assessment?
1. The needs assessment identifies the organization's information needs.
2. The needs assessment can be completed during the opening of the new wing.
3. The needs assessment is not necessary with new construction.
4. Plans for the construction are unrelated to the needs assessment.
Question 30
Type: FIB
The purpose of the ________________________ is to determine the gap between an organization’s current state
and the overall needs of the organization with consideration to the strategic plan.
Standard Text:
Correct Answer: needs assessment
Rationale : The purpose of the needs assessment is to determine the gap between an organization’s current state
and the overall needs of the organization with consideration to the strategic plan.
Global Rationale:
Cognitive Level: Understanding
Client Need: Safe Effective Care Environment
Client Need Sub: Management of Care
Nursing/Integrated Concepts: Communication and Documentation
Learning Outcome:
Question 31
Type: MCSA
Which statement accurately reflects the union of the mission statement with identification of the technology
needs?
1. "The staff of St. Francis Hospital are dedicated to the provision of quality, individualized patient care from a
Roman Catholic tradition through the incorporation of values, holistic care, and state of the art technology."
2. "The staff of Riverside Memorial Hospital are dedicated to providing comprehensive patient care."
3. "The mission of Unionville Hospice is to render quality end-of-life care and the commitment of blending
holistic care with palliative therapies."
4. "Good Samaritan Hospital provides a high tech environment for all patients."
Question 32
Type: FIB
A _____________________ will facilitate the evaluation of complicated request for proposal responses from
vendors and will improve the ability of the steering committee to make an informed decision.
Standard Text:
Correct Answer: weighted scoring tool
Rationale : The use of a weighted scoring tool or strategy can facilitate the decision making process through
quantitative measures.
Global Rationale:
Cognitive Level: Evaluating
Client Need: Safe Effective Care Environment
Client Need Sub: Management of Care
Nursing/Integrated Concepts: Nursing Process: Evaluation
Learning Outcome:
Question 33
Type: MCSA
The pediatric technology committee has determined the need for enhanced bedside technology for ventilated
patients. After a lengthy review process, the committee continues to debate the "musts" and "needs" of the new
system. The best way to facilitate complex decision making is through the development of which of the
following?
1. Strategic planning
2. A timeline
3. Conflict resolution skills
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4. Weighted scoring tool
Question 34
Type: MCSA
Which of the following questions is not appropriate for a committee to ask when the vendors submit the response
to a request for proposal (RFP)?
1. Was the response submitted by the deadline date?
2. Were the vendor representatives responsive and knowledgeable?
3. Will the vendor select the hardware and software needs of the organization?
4. Does the proposal address the requirements outlined in the RFP, or does it appear to be a standard bid?
Question 35
Type: MCMA
Techno-H has been selected for as the vendor focused on the technology update for Tall Trees Hospital. Now that
the vendor has been chosen, the staff have discovered a number of additional upgrades that they would like added
to the contract. Which of the following statements would be considered reasonable requests?
Standard Text: Select all that apply.
1. Increased technological support during implementation phase
2. Workshops led by vendor during off shifts
3. Provide user friendly help manuals
4. Vendor representative demonstrates live system.
5. Request price reduction after contract has been negotiated.
Question 36
Type: MCSA
Which of the following statements is accurate about the contract negotiation process and system purchase?
1. Contract negotiations are carried out by the organization's legal enterprise.
2. Contract negotiations begin with the RFP.
3. The steering committee is part of the contract negotiation process.
4. The contract negotiation is the last phase of the life cycle.
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