HIM 410 Week 2 Assignment

Week 2 – Assignment


Administrative Systems
Healthcare computerized systems can provide administrative functions in the areas of scheduling, admissions, billing, accounting, and human resource management. These systems are used to support the management functions and general operations of the health care organization. Central to the implementation of any administrative computerized system is the readiness of the healthcare organization to address training requirements to ensure patient confidentiality as required by the HIPAA privacy and security standards. In this assignment you will create an action plan to implement training to ensure compliance with these HIPAA standards. Your training action plan will be specific to one of the administrative healthcare systems noted below.

  • Review the article  “How to Create an Effective Action Plan”.
  • Choose one of the      administrative healthcare systems below and research the basic functions      and purposes of the system.
  • Chargemaster
  • Revenue cycle management (RCM)      solutions from GE Healthcare
  • NextGen Practice Management
  • NextGen EDI Services
  • TeleTracking
  • API Healthcare
  • Arcadia Health Care Solutions
  • RGIS

In your Action Plan:

  • Describe the function and      purpose of the administrative system selected.
  • Review the HIMSS Security risk      assessment guide/data collection matrix.
  • Identify the HIPAA privacy and      security concerns specific to your selected system.
  • Address at least five HIPAA      privacy and security concerns specific to your selected system.
  • Describe your plan for      archiving and retrieving health information in case of a natural disaster.
  • Describe how you will address      the information security training requirements for the product you      selected.

Your Paper:

  • Must be two to three      double-spaced pages in length, excluding the title and reference pages,      and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing      Center.
  • Must include a title page with      the following:
    • Title of paper
    • Student’s name
    • Course name and number
    • Instructor’s name
    • Date submitted
  • Must begin with an introductory      paragraph that explains the importance of using administrative systems in      health care.
  • Include a minimum of two      scholarly references, formatted in APA format as outlined in the Ashford      Writing Center. Your two references cannot be any textbooks or reading      cited in this course.
  • Must end with a conclusion that      explains what you learned in this assignment

Carefully review the Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.

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