HIM 410 Week 2 Discussion 1

Week 2 – Discussion 1


Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses.

Health   Information Exchange

The term “health information exchange” (HIE) refers to the electronic sharing of health-related information among organizations and the organization that provides services to enable the electronic sharing of health-related information. This discussion will be completed in three parts.

  • Part 1: Identify two HIE’s in      your state or a contiguous state and complete the following table:
  • Part 2: Summarize two similarities and      two differences between the two HIE’s you presented in Part1.
  • Part 3: After reading your fellow      classmates’ posts, evaluate the similarities (minimum of two) and      differences (minimum of  two) between your selected HIE and a fellow      classmate’s HIE’s.
    • Which HIE provides the best       information for patients?  Include at least two reasons to justify       your selection.

Guided response: Your initial post should be a minimum of 200-250 words.

  • Utilize a minimum of two      scholarly sources, excluding the textbook.
  • Sources should be cited in APA      format, as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
  • Your three required posts must      be on three different days of the week.
  • You must reply to at least two      of your classmates by Day 7.

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

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