Book Title
Handbook of Informatics for Nurses & Healthcare Professionals 5th Edition

978-0132574952 Chapter 22 Part 2

August 31, 2019
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 12
Type: MCSA
Lost or damaged data have a negative impact on business processes, impede the delivery of safe care, reduce
productivity, and undermine public confidence. It is estimated that somewhere between what percentage of
organizations that have incurred a significant downtime with data loss will go out of business within five years?
1. 40 to 90%
2. 20 to 70%
3. 10 to 50%
4. 30 to 80%
Question 13
Type: MCSA
The second step in continuity planning is the development of the plan itself. This step determines the probabilities
of all types of disasters, their impact on critical functions, and which of the following other concerns?
1. Business impact analysis
2. Systematic evaluation
3. Factors necessary to restore services
4. Policies, procedures and vendor contracts
Question 14
Type: MCSA
Health care agencies incorporate a continuity plan to ensure business continuity and successful recovery after a
disaster. Which of the following is the most effective way to emphasize the importance of disaster preparedness?
1. Conduct staff reviews of continuity and recovery plans
2. Test the emergency staff notification system
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3. Incorporate mock disaster situations into staff training
4. Display continuity plans in conspicuous places
Question 15
Type: MCSA
Which of the following authorized the development of a national, near real-time information network to
coordinate federal and state response to public health emergencies?
1. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
2. Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act
3. Sarbanes-Oxley Act
4. Federal Information Privacy and Security Act
Question 16
Type: MCMA
Together the Joint Commission and HIPAA require that health care providers perform a business impact analysis,
employ crisis management, conduct employee training, implement ongoing continuity plan reviews, plan for
information technology disasters and recovery, and audit their continuity plan processes. There are other groups
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that demonstrate interest in business continuity management. Which of the following are included in those other
Standard Text: Select all that apply.
1. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
2. Disaster Recovery Institute International
3. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
4. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
5. Bioterrorism Working Group, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Question 17
Type: MCSA
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In 2001, the Joint Commission introduced new emergency management standards for hospitals, long-term care
facilities, and behavioral health and ambulatory care that focus on the concept of community involvement in the
management process. What event was recently added by the Joint Commission to the list of events that
organizations must consider in their plans?
1. Disaster preparedness
2. Bioterrorism
3. Information security
4. Recovery planning
Question 18
Type: MCSA
A continuity plan is a critical aspect of an organization's risk management strategy and is instrumental to its
survival in the aftermath of a disaster. Tolerance for IT downtime is rapidly declining; a recent survey set the
figure at how many hours or less?
1. 5 hours
2. 10 hours
3. 18 hours
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4. 24 hours
Question 19
Type: MCSA
Each organization must select its criteria for business disaster recovery timeframes based upon its own
perspective. Data flowcharts help to ensure which of the following?
1. The timeframes are appropriate
2. Integrity of the information is maintained
3. All critical processes are documented
4. No personnel are left out of the process
Question 20
Type: MCSA
Which of the following statements is not true about continuity planning?
1. A good continuity plan is intentionally ambiguous to prevent hacking.
2. Wait time decreases satisfaction and can diminish quality of care.
3. Health care organizations are catching up with other industries in understanding the business case for continuity
of operations.
4. Health care organizations must be able to effectively deal with crises.