The Evolution of Health Information Systems
For this assignment, you are asked to perform the tasks below.
- Describe the evolution of healthcare information management by identifying key technological advancements in each decade beginning with the 1960s. These technological advancements need to have had a direct impact on healthcare administrative and clinical functions.
- Based on your own personal views, which specific law, act, or information system development did the most to improve the management of healthcare information systems? Why do you feel this way?
- Explain the American Health Information Management Association’s (AHIMA) role and its significance in health information technology. Identify one of the health information management (HIM) certifications offered by AHIMA, and discuss an employment position that it would help a healthcare professional achieve.
Your response should be at least one page in length. You are required to utilize your textbook and one outside source to complete this assignment. Utilize the CSU Online Library as well as other credible sources to help strengthen your arguments. Make sure that you appropriately cite your sources in APA format.We have learned about Leadership roles in IT, one of these roles is that of a CIO. Discuss your views and expectations regarding the various skills both technical and non-technical that a CIO should possess in order to effectively lead a successful IT organization. You may opt to list and describe such skills in order of importance and what training may be available to allow a CIO to succeed. You may also write from a personal experience in which you have observed or worked with IT personnel in a comparable leadership role. Always make a connection between what you are sharing and the review of the literature to validate your research on this project. Finally, be sure to apply APA style.
Davis, N., & LaCour, M. (2017). Foundations of health information management (4th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier.