M​‌‍‍‍‌‍‌‍‍‍‌‌‌‍‌‌‌‌‌‌​ost healthcare focused departments utilize technology for data collection, storage, analysis, and reporting of information. For this assignment, select a healthcare organization or hospital department and
Describe the organization or hospital department.
Identify types of information collected, including format and approximate volume.
Compare and contrast three data storage or databases used by the department.
Identify and describe at least three communication technologies (for example a VPN) and how they are used in your selected organization or department.
Identify and describe three internet technologies (for example, intranet) and explain how they are used in your organization or department.
Identify and summarize a minimum of four Joint Commission standards related to health information technology relevant to a health information management department or another hospital department. To access The Joint Commission Standards Manual, follow the steps below:
From the homepage of the University of Arizona Global Campus Library, click on Find Articles & More in the purple bar near the top of the page. Next, take the following steps:
Click on Databases by Subject
Click on Health & Medicine
Click on Joint Commission Edition for the Standards manual.
Identify and advocate information operabi​‌‍‍‍‌‍‌‍‍‍‌‌‌‍‌‌‌‌‌‌​lity between two hospital departments relative to patient information.
Assess how the organization or department corrects department data utilized by other departments.
The Health Information Technology assignment
Must be five to six double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Writing Center (Links to an external site.).
Must include a separate title page with the following:
Title of paper
Student’s name
University name (University of Arizona Global Campus)
Course name and number
Instructor’s name
Due date
Similarity score
Must use at least three sources in addition to the course text.
The Scholarly, Peer Reviewed, and Other Credible Sources table (Links to an external site.)offers additional guidance on appropriate source types. If you have questions about whether a specific source is appropriate for this assignment, please contact your instructor. Your instructor has the final say about the appropriateness of a specific source for a particular assignment.
Must document all sources in APA style as outlined in the Writing Center.
Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Writing Center.