This is the culminating activity of the course, requiring the student to demonstrate mastery of the course’s objectives.
Create a PowerPoint presentation (20–30 slides); include accompanying notes.
Present the life cycle of an electronic health record (EHR).
The life cycle model should include:
- Solution (used in Hardware Solution: RFP in Module 2)
Integrate and apply course content by identifying an authentic problem that can be solved with an EHR.
Include content and concepts from other assignments within the course.
View “Health Information Exchange.” Use the content and concepts contained therein to assist in organizing your presentation.
Consider the following:
- Hardware and software requirements
- Measuring effectiveness
- Quality assurance
The deliverable is a PowerPoint presentation that you will be able to present in a professional job interview to demonstrate your proficiency in utilizing computer technologies, configurations, and applications in a health care environment.
The presentation can be of an actual EHR or of a hypothetical situation. In either case, scholarly research is required.
Search the Library and the websites of professional health care informatics organizations, such as the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), and the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). Useful periodicals include:
- Health Data Management
- Health Management Technology
- Healthcare Informatics
- Healthcare IT News
- Include graphics and relevant URL links. The PowerPoint presentation should be comprehensible, well designed, and aesthetically pleasing.