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Unit 9 - Commonly used IT Acronyms decoding your IT...

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11/2/2010 1 HealthCare IT A Quick look Commonly used IT Acronyms , decoding your IT resource HL7 - Health Level 7 - How non imaging systems talk to each other DICOM - Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine - How imaging systems talk to each other SLA - Service Level Agreement ADT – Admission / Discharge / Transfer RAID / SAN/ NAS- All these mean storage, with varying abilities to tolerate faults MBPS / Ethernet/ Gig Ethernet VPN – Virtual Private Network CPOE- Computerized Physician Order Entry PICNIC / ID10T How IT interprets Nuclear Medicine PET – as in “dog”, “cat” or “rock” NM -never mind Half Life – A popular 1 st person shooter game Gamma Rays – Rays that made Bruce Banner turn green and get really angry about things. Similar to the effect computers have on their users Gamma Camera – The cameras used to take pictures of Bruce in his angry state MUGA – How people from Boston describe one who assaults with the intent to rob Security The subject most love to hate IT Security in HealthCare (it has teeth) HIPAA - The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 (P.L.104 -191)
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  • Fall '10
  • Smith
  • health information, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, Sarbanes–Oxley Act, identifiable health information

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