Briefing for an Information System There is a growing movement for health care organizations to change to electronic health record (EHR) systems. However, choosing the correct system can be an extremely overwhelming job. An organization must inquiry about what requirement is currently, what the future needs are, and if a particular system will meet the required needs on an organization from the vendor when making a choice of which vendor will employ to accomplish the task at hand. In, this briefing it will show how an organization goes about deciding which vendor to use, and the training every staff member will need to ensure he or she is efficient running the system while providing the utmost quality of service to the patients, coworkers, and the organization. Selection Process, Organization Goals, and Stakeholders Role There are a number of items that must be well-thought-out when changing an information system.
There should also be some form of additional education given to personnel who are demonstrating continuing difficulties with data entry (Hebda & Czar, 2013). There has been much discussion about the relevancy of standardized nursing terminology and its usage in patient care. Before the creation of standardized nursing terminology there was no accurate way to describe nursing practice (Keenan, Tschannen, & Wesley, 2008). It is estimated that eighty percent of patient care is provided by nurses making it crucial that nursing care is visible and
Data Collection Standards DBM 381 October 28, 2013 MEMO To: Technical Services / Logistics Manager for Taylor Ambulance From: Date: October 28, 2013 Subject: In regards to the Data Collection standards and practices This memo is to inform the Taylor Ambulance company of the standards and practices involved with the data collection methods in the health care industry. Bringing standards to data collection should be a primary concern for any business, but it should be on the forefront of every manager’s mind within the health care organizations. To be efficient in data collections, businesses must be able to face numerous challenges head on instead of waiting for them to appear later. There can be many challenges that companies face when attempting to collect data. These challenges can consist of race, ethnicity, and the types of languages spoken by patients (AHRQ, 2010).
Some of the reasons diversity training does not work well in organizations are outlined below. If your organization's initiative did not do as well as you expected, assess whether your training was affected by any of the following: Poor Timing. The training may have come at a time when employees were preoccupied with more urgent priorities. Stress, because of downsizing and the accompanying fear of job loss, increased workload, or a specific conflict or negotiation with a union might have been much more critical. During such periods, staff is usually functioning at the survival level on Maslow's hierarchy and diversity may not even be a blip on their radar screen, hence their irritation that time and resources are taken up with training.
The American Nurse Association plays a key role in the health care reformation because it pushes all providers to be even more knowledgable within their field. As a stakeholder, the ANA has proven their loyalty and support for the new health care reform act. Their goal is to " continuously strive for outstanding quality care and feel as if the health care reform is contributing to that goal" (Ana: Ensuring nurses, paragraph, 1). Stake holders within the world of health care are a very imoportant to the role of success for, payers, providers, employers and patients. Each role plays an effect on the next
The impact that Ms. Gordon’s position has on the health care system is crucial. AHIMA’s goals have been to streamline electronic health records in all hospitals and to provide training and certifications to those technicians working in health information management fields. Ms. Gordon’s management expertise in positions such as COO and CEO make it possible for AHIMA to achieve its goals. In conclusion, AHIMA has been on the forefront of introducing innovative health information technologies
Health Policy Determinants Timeline By Bianca Andrews Course: HCS/550 November 10, 2014 Professor Elwanda Whitaker Introduction There has to be regulations and rules put in place when it comes to the thought of caring for others health problems. This is something and health care professionals must think about. When it comes to the quality of health care that is being delivered to patients, it must be overseen at all times. Regardless of whether or not a patient is in care for a short term or long term basis, the quality of care is very important. The Affordable Care Act The Affordable Care Act is a health care policy that much needed.
First and foremost are the patients and public, because they are the heart of the organization. It is important for the organization to consider the effects that a new system will have on the patients. There will always be some sort of learning curve when implementing a new system; therefore, the implementation may cause a negative reaction for a short amount of time. Also, the organization must look at the physicians and staff. It is necessary that the system be easy for physicians and staff to use, while also functioning at the level the staff needs to do their job efficiently and effectively.
Some of the impacts include employee concerns, the current environment, development of new cultural concepts, a new hierarchy, and new delegation among employees. However, there are a couple of ways to decrease the impact on two organizational cultures as the merger begins: 1) discuss the assumptions of beliefs and values from each health care team; and (2 discuss the organizational core components that will provide a clear vision to the possibilities of a new organization culture. Moreover, middle mangers must ensure that the combined staff will work together to provide quality care without taking on a competitive stance. Working together is easier in a positive work environment; and the manager realizes that resistance is part of the change process and employee resistance actions are a reflection into the process. Therefore, the manager should remain flexible through out the change process.
Failing hospitals at the brink of closure, requiring urgent assistance, will not have enough time to manage any unfavourable development due to bureaucracy within the communication channels of the new structure of the NHS (Nadeem Walayat 2010). The new structure of the NHS organisation provides power at the local councils with legal responsibilities for managing certain percentage of NHS budget. This gives local councils some role in influencing the health and social care services at their geographical areas. Local Authorities now have to work closely with other health and social care providers, community groups and agencies using their knowledge of local communities to tackle challenges such as smoking, alcohol, drug misuse and obesity. Private sectors will focus on profitable aspects of care and ignore non-profitable aspects of care, whereas the government wants to reduce the