Health Care Information Systems Terms Hcs 483

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Health Care Information Systems Terms

Define the following terms. Your definitions must be in your own words; do not copy them from the textbook.

After you define each term, describe in 40 to 60 words the health care setting in which each term would be applied. Include at least two research sources to support your position—one from the University Library and the other from the textbook. Cite your sources in the References section consistent with APA guidelines.

|Term |Definition |How It Is Used in Health Care |
|Health Insurance Portability and |The HIPAA Act was established in 1996 to |The Health
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|evaluating care needed for patients or to |
| | |review medical history for future |
| | |treatment. |
|Electronic health record |Electronic health records are everything |The electronic health record moves with the|
| |that electronic medical records are but |patients as it goes from one health care |
| |they extend and branch out on a larger |provider to another. The electronic health |
| |scale as they are used to transfer patient |record is not stored in one facility but |
| |information per providers and to other |the information is used by more than one |
| |specialists and destinations of treatment. |provider at a time who can also work |
| | |together to treat a patient. |
|Personal health record |A personal health record is personal health|Personal health records are used in health |
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