This week you are being introduced to healthcare informatics and health technology.
For this assignment, you will locate an article, report, or credible webpage that provides information or statistics on one of the topics listed below. You will then use this article/report/webpage to thoughtfully respond to the questions in the worksheet.
You may retrieve your resource using the Galen Library databases, or you may find something on the web. However, your source must be credible. As far as healthcare informatics goes, here are some sites that may provide a good starting point:
National Library of Medicine https://www.nlm.nih.gov/hsrph.html
Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) https://www.himss.org/
1. Select one of the topics below to explore for this assignment.
RFID (Radio Frequency Identification Devices)
Smart card technology with personal medical history embedded
Emerging informatics roles in the clinical environment
Electronic Medical Records/Electronic Health Records
Personal Health Records
Interoperability/National Health Information Network
The HITECH Act
2. Find a credible article, report, or webpage using the web or Galen Library databases that relates to your selected topic.
3. Download the Week 11 Assignment Worksheet Links to an external site. and respond to the questions using your selected article/report/webpage.