What are the differences between how non-healthcare industries and the healthcare
industry use analytics?
In different sectors such as retail, manufacturing, and banking, business analytics has
outpaced that of healthcare. Due to fact that healthcare is s
Describe how disparate data might be converted into a single vocabulary.
In order for disparate data to be converted into a single vocabulary, data must be
aggregated; normalized and other methods must be used to combine for different
eHealth, mHealth, social media, and telemedicine are somewhat overlapping but slightly unique
from one another. Discuss the scope and impact of each.
eHealth is the transfer of health resources and health care by electronic means. It encompasses
Describe the relationship of foundational HIS to the research, policy, and public
health layer in the HIS Scope Model.
The relationship of research within the research, policy and public layer in the HIS
scope Model is simply stated research needs data li
Describe health informatics and identify its relationship with the other layers of the
HIS and technology model.
As defined by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, health informatics is the
interdisciplinary study of the design, development, adoption, a
EHR systems provide crucial clinical data for research, policy, and public health
activities. List several concerns associated with the data received from EHR systems.
1. Data Definition Variability when the actual value of a data element with the same na
What strikes you as the three biggest data challenges in health care?
The three biggest data challenges in health care are:
Protecting data from unauthorized users and hacking. Lots of medical information is very
personal and may dont trust
What type of transition is health care going through in the way it handles and
processes information, and why is health informatics essential to that transition?
The biggest transition that healthcare is facing now as it relates to processing information
As the CEO of the St. Francis Hospital System in Memphis, would you support the use
of social media? Take a position and defend it.
If I were the CEO of St. Francis Hospital, I would support the use of social media with
limitations. For example Social Med
Describe how a hospital would internally structure a BI/CI.
Business Intelligence is defined as a set of theories, methodologies, processes, and
technologies that transform raw data into meaningful and useful information for
business purposes. Clinical In