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

978-0132574952 Chapter 21

August 31, 2019
Hebda, Handbook of Informatics, 5/e Test Bank
Chapter 21
Question 1
Type: MCSA
Which of the following organizations cannot perform accreditation and establish standards for health care delivery
in the United States?
1. The Joint Commission
2. Commission for Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)
3. Nursing Administrative Quarterly (NAQ)
4. The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)
Question 2
Type: FIB
_____________determines whether providers receive funding. It also serves to enhance provider image, instills
confidence in the quality of services rendered, and attracts qualified professionals. This process has direct
implications for how documentation and information systems are structured.
Standard Text:
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Correct Answer: Accreditation
Rationale : Accreditation determines whether providers receive funding. It also serves to enhance provider image,
instills confidence in the quality of services rendered, and attracts qualified professionals. This process has direct
implications for how documentation and information systems are structured. Several accrediting bodies exist.
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 3
Type: MCMA
The typical participants involved in the preparations for accreditation and for the accreditation process itself are
which of the following?
Standard Text: Select all that apply.
1. Medical records personnel
2. Privacy and security officers
3. Quality assurance staff
4. Clinicians
5. Compliance officers
Question 4
Type: MCSA
Which of the following best describes the role of the Joint Commission and information system design?
1. The Joint Commission standards and goals shape organization practice and documentation, thereby affecting
information system documentation design.
2. The Joint Commission penalizes organizations when information standards are substandard.
3. The Joint Commission designs the information systems.
4. The Joint Commission expects all entities comply with the standards of information technology.
Question 5
Type: MCMA
The Joint Commission standards and goals shape organization practice and documentation, thereby affecting
information system documentation design. The Joint Commission assesses organizations for compliance with set
standards. Which of the following statements are considered standards?
Standard Text: Select all that apply.
1. Measures to protect information confidentiality, security, and integrity
2. Uniform definitions and methods for data capture as a means to facilitate data comparison within and among
health care institutions
3. Education on the principles of information management and training for system use. This may include
education about the transformation of data into information for subsequent use in decision support and statistical
analysis.
4. Accurate, timely transmission of information
5. Integration of clinical systems (i.e., pharmacy, nursing, laboratory, and radiology systems) and nonclinical
systems for ready availability of information
Question 6
Type: MCSA
Which of the following statements accurately states the impact that accreditation agencies have on automated
documentation in health care organizations?
1. The goal of information systems is to remain in compliance with accrediting bodies.
2. Standards mandate the use of information systems in all settings.
3. Quality and standards are synonymous.
4. Accrediting bodies offer assistance in choosing system functionality.
Question 7
Type: MCSA
The Magnet Recognition Program has teamed with another organization calling for a need for transformational
leadership that will change the way health care organizations function in the future. The organization that has
partnered with Magnet Recognition Program is which of the following?
1. American Nurses Associations National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators (NDNQI)
2. TIGER Initiative
3. National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)
4. The Joint Commission
Question 8
Type: MCSA
The Magnet Recognition Program, while not an accrediting body, is very much like an accrediting body because it
provides an assurance of quality and recognizes the essential role that information systems play in supporting that
process. Which of the following databases is used to measure quality?
1. American Nurses Associations National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators (NDNQI)
2. Joint Commission Standards of Information Technology
3. National American Nurses standardized databases
4. American Medical Association Taxonomy
Question 9
Type: MCSA
According to ANCC (2011), the Magnet Recognition Program recognizes health care organizations that provide
nursing excellence and provide a means for disseminating successful nursing practices and strategies. How is
information technology tied into this process?
1. Informatics and information systems support the process by providing aggregate data related to quality
improvement.
2. Informatics and information systems support the process by providing individualized data related to quality
improvement.
3. Informatics and information systems support the process by providing aggregate data related to combating Joint
Commission sanctions.
4. Informatics and information systems support the process by providing encrypted data to prevent breaches in
security.
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