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

978-0132574952 Chapter 18 Part 1

August 31, 2019
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Chapter 18
Question 1
Type: MCMA
According to Peters (2002), which of the following are considered stages of policy development?
Standard Text: Select all that apply.
1. Recognition of a problem or issue
2. Agenda setting
3. Policy formation
4. Brain storming
5. Budgeting
Question 2
Type: MCMA
Health policy may at times contribute to negative trends. Certain aspects of U.S. health policy have been blamed
for creating or contributing to some of the health problems. Which of the following are associated with wayward
policies?
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Standard Text: Select all that apply.
1. Lack of clinical and administrative standardization
2. Fragmented care
3. Unequal access to care
4. Turning health problems into marketing opportunities
5. Failure to curtail costs for services
Question 3
Type: MCSA
The need for health care reform has been obvious for some time but the implications of the broken U.S. health
care delivery system were largely brought to the attention of the public through which famous report?
1. Learning What Works: Infrastructure Required for Comparative Research - Workshop Summary
2. From Public Health: Revitalizing Law and Policies to Meet New Challenges
3. To Err is Human: Building A Safer Health System
4. Leading Health Indicators for Healthy People 2020
Question 4
Type: MCSA
Health information technology can be seen as a tool to aid the health care reform process through which of the
following?
1. Limited engagement
2. Sharing information with interested parties
3. Recognition of its potential to improve the safety and efficiency of health care delivery
4. Denying care to individuals who cannot pay
Question 5
Type: MCSA
President George W. Bush signed a law that mandated the development of an EHR for every American by which
year?
1. 2013
2. 2014
3. 2015
4. 2020
Question 6
Type: FIB
Widespread adoption of HIT (Health Information Technology) requires _______________ and policies that make
quality improvement and cost reduction essential to providers in order to accomplish their financial and
professional goals.
Standard Text:
Correct Answer: economic incentives
Rationale : Ultimately widespread adoption of HIT requires economic incentives and policies that make quality
improvement and cost reduction essential to providers in order to accomplish their financial and professional
goals.
Global Rationale:
Cognitive Level: Analyzing
Client Need: Safe Effective Care Environment
Client Need Sub: Management of Care
Nursing/Integrated Concepts: Communication and Documentation
Learning Outcome:
Question 7
Type: MCMA
Health care technology has multiple benefits and can be instrumental in continuing the health care reform process.
Which of the following would be considered a benefit?
Standard Text: Select all that apply.
1. Immediate electronic access to all records
2. The development of best practice models
3. A larger portion of the operating budget used to purchase and maintain electronic equipment
4. Improves the safety and efficiency of health care delivery
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5. Facilitates the sharing of information needed to improve the quality of care
Question 8
Type: MCMA
The Health Information Technology (HIT) Committee was created under the auspices of the Federal Advisory
Committee Act (FACA). The committee is composed of several workgroups designated by the National
Coordinator for Health IT. Which of the following are individual working groups are associated with the HIT
Committee?
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Standard Text: Select all that apply.
1. Governance
2. Privacy and Security Tiger Team
3. Strategic Plan Privacy and Security Policy
4. National Health Information Network (NHIN)
5. Meaningful Use Certification/Adoption Information Exchange
Question 9
Type: MCSA
Which of the following serve as a guide in the development of the policies and technologies used to support
quality reporting and other uses of health data?
1. Budget
2. Regulations
3. Issues
4. Values
Question 10
Type: MCMA
The development of HIT policy advisory boards should reflect the needs of all citizens. To gather data needed to
create appropriate policies, special interest groups become part of the assessment and planning process. To that
end, which of the following groups support or impact health care policy?
Standard Text: Select all that apply.
1. Agency for Healthcare Research and Policy
2. Alliance for Health Reform
3. American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations
4. American Hospital Association
5. Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation