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TCIP/IP – The suite of protocols used for Internet communications that connect Ethernet and other networks together includes the Transmission Control Protocol and Interent Protocol, or ___________ for short.
expert system ES. ex, Dr. J is treating a pt with a rare disease. He enters the pt's signs & symptoms into a computer program that indicates the probability of the correct Dx with its tx regime. The doctor then uses this info 2 determine the best tx protocol 4 the pt. – It can take the place of a human expert when it comes to problem solving. The system simulates the reasoning process of human experts in certain well-defined areas.
boundaryless organization – an organization whose members are linked by computers, faxes, computer-aided design systems, and video teleconferencing and who rarely, if ever, see one another face-to-face
Reduce Costs – Initiative #1. organizations want to increase market share by lowering prices. to lower prices they need to reduce costs. done using automation.
business intelligence system – a sophisticated form of decision support system that helps decision makers discover information that way previously hidden
Inpatient bed occupancy rate – another indicator of the hospital's financial position is also called the percentage of occupancy. It is the percentage of official beds occupied by hospital inpatients for a given period of time. The total number of inpatient service days is used in the numerator because it is equal to the daily inpatient census or the number of patients treated daily.The Occupancy rate compares the number of patients treated over a given period of time to the total number of beds available for the same period of time.
A customer survey helps communicate the value of the customer's input. – _ T___
ECP (Extended Capabilities Port) – A bidirectional parallel port mode that uses a DMA channel to speed up data flow.
Your boss is not happy with the expected completion time of the project and wants it reduced by 1 day in the cheapest way possible. Which activities should you crash, and for how many days, to reduce the project completion time by 1 day at the lowest cost?   How much will it cost to achieve this shorter completion time?  (Assume the starred activity takes the original stated normal time and NOT an extra 12 days.)
c. discretionary – 3. As the project manager for a software development project, you are helping to develop the project schedule. You decide that writing code for a system should not start until users sign off on the analysis work. What type of dependency is this? a. technical b. mandatory c. discretionary d. external
Commision on Certification of Health Information Technology.? – This organization's mission is to certify Electronic Health Records.
Bluetooth – standard for transmitting information in the form of short-range radio waves over distances of up to 30 feet.
The Information Richness of Communication Media (Pg.434) –
Yоur bоss is nоt hаppy with the expected completion time of the project аnd wаnts it reduced by 1 day in the cheapest way possible. Which activities should you crash, and for how many days, to reduce the project completion time by 1 day at the lowest cost?   How much will it cost to achieve this shorter completion time?  (Assume the starred activity takes the original stated normal time and NOT an extra 12 days.)
database – earlier ________ architectures offered different strategies to organize and link records.
Steps for ROI (generally) – 1. Enter the request in the ROI database: information such as patient name, date of birth, health record number, name of requester, address of requester, telephone number of requester, purpose of the request, and specific health record information requested is entered in the computer.
2. Validity of the authorization is determined: The HIM professional will compare the authorization form signed by the patient with the facility's requirements for authorization to determine the validity of the authorization form. The facility's requirements are based on federal and state regulations. Certain types of information such as substance abuse treatment records, behavioral records, and HIV records require specific components be included in the authorization form per state (varies per state) and federal regulations. If the authorization is determined to be invalid, the request is returned to the requester with an explanation as to why the request has been returned. If valid to next step.
3. Verify the patient's identity: HIM professional must first verify that the patient has been a patient at the facility. Verification is done by comparing the information on the authorization with information in the master patient index (MPI). The patient's name, date of birth, social security number, address, and phone number are used to verify the identity of the patient whose record is requested. Patient's signature in the health record is compared with the patient's signature on the authorization for release of information form.
4. Process the request: the record is retrieved and the only information authorized for release is copied and released.
6. Why a project involves uncertainty? – Because,
– every project is unique,
– it is sometimes difficult to define its
* objectives clearly
* estimate how long it will take to complete, or
* determine how much it will cost
Interoperability – The ability, generally by adoption of standards, of systems to work together
supreme court – the highest court in the US legal system

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