83%(6)5 out of 6 people found this document helpful
This preview shows page 1 - 3 out of 5 pages.
Assessing hospital systemJessica Carlson5/23/16Kaplan UniversityHS420: Advanced Health Informatics
In a hospital system there are many different system applications that have to be assessed. Those system applications include administrative, clinical decision support systems, electronic health record andcomputer-based health record systems, nursing, ancillary service systems, patient numbering systems at master and enterprise levels. All of these systems are very important and need to work together in order tohave a smooth running hospital system.The administrative system is the first system that most patients see and deal with and it is a very important system. This is the system that keeps the hospital keeps running and they get the beginning information from the patients. This is an inpatient system because they only deal with patients when they come into the hospital. This system also deals with patient insurance and they go room to room to make sure they have the correct information. The people who work in the administrative system have to have great people skills and they have to be very organized. If they make a mistake it effects the patient as wellas the hospital. Clinical decision support systems are active knowledge systems which use two or more items of patient data to generate case-specific advice (OC). This support system is typically used for to integrate a medical knowledge base, patient data and an inference engine to generate case specific advice. There are four key functions of this system: it helps support clinical coding and documentation, authorization of procedures, and referrals. It keeps patients on research and chemotherapy protocols, tracking orders, referrals follow-up, and preventative care. Helps monitor medication orders, and avoiding duplicate or