Query-based exchange is the “ability for providers to find and/or request information on a patient from other providers, often used for unplanned care. Query-based exchange is used to search and discover accessible clinical sources on a patient” For example, a query-based exchange can assist a provider in obtaining a health record on a patient who is visiting from another state, resulting in more informed decisions about the care of the patient. Consumer-mediated exchange is the “ability for patients to aggregate and control the use of their health information
HIXs- Health Insurance Exchange As per Obama care act HIXs provide scope to inter changeable exchange of qualified health plans which is strictly under federal and state laws. HIE - Health Information Exchange Exchange of patient health information in electronic form between various hospitals or within different departments of same hospitals to avoid unnecessary tests and improve the quality of health care (25).
We have designed and developed an ICU clinical decision support system (CDSS) to improve outcomes in critically ill patients by providing real-time decision support, decreasing medical errors, and minimizing life-threatening events caused by delayed or uninformed medical decisions. CDSSs are computer-aided ``active knowledge systems which use two or more items of patient data to generate case-specific advice'' and it can improve a physician's decision making performance for providing an evidence strongly . For optimal medical decision making, the CDSS needs to be data-driven, rapid, and
Task 2 7 / C.P6: Compare the influence of different health and safety laws or policies on health and social care practice in a selected setting There are several different health and safety laws and policies that vary between settings in health and social care aimed towards different legislations that must be followed, and have resulted in improvements in health and social care practice. It is important that these legislations are followed by service providers in order for them to promote safe practice and to fully understand their responsibilities under these legislations. Some of the legislations include the Health and Safety at Work Act etc 1974, the Data Protection Act 1998, the Care Act 2014, the Care Standards Act 2000 and the Equality Act 2010.
Introduction In the past century, nursing profession has evolved tremendously in all over the country. Health care is changing rapidly to create collaborative working environment with modern technology. Nurses is first line member together with doctor, pharmacy and other health care save and improve patient lives. Nurses are those who independently provide care for patients, alert other care professional about patient abnormalities, delivery of holistic care for patient, asses and monitor patients closely, determine patient need and preserve patient health.
Accreditation is a process of review that healthcare organizations voluntarily participate in to demonstrate the ability to meet predetermined criteria, and standards established by a nationally recognized professional accrediting agency. The purpose of accreditation is to validate the fact that a health care organization provides the highest quality of care to patients and, is in continuous compliance with nationally established standards of quality (Carman & Timsina, 2015). Accrediting organizations develop a fiduciary relationship with payer and provider organizations to ensure quality of service and care is maintained. National accreditation is regarded by stakeholders in the health care industry as a key benchmark in measuring quality
Thus, public health approach is to deal with all the determinants of health which requires multi sectoral collaboration and inter disciplinary coordination. Health care includes medical care and care of the determinants of health (this collective approach will help to improve the health of the community).Public Health approach is a holistic approach which encompasses all elements required for healthy living. It controls disease through health promotion, specific protection and by restoration and rehabilitation. In addition, disease surveillance which informs about ongoing as well as emerging public health issues is a core public health function. Other important functions are developing partnerships, formulation of regulations/laws, planning/policies and Human Resource Development.
Issues within the Health Care Organization Institutional Affiliation Date The health care organization should be able to provide reliable health facilities to encourage public health or all persons. The credentials that are required have notable differences when it comes to their relation to the health care facilities are often governed by institutions or organizations which subject these health care facilities to standard tests to ensure they are better equipped and are recognized to handle health care issues. Licensure is the time-limited permission that a government organization grants for an individual to engage in the occupation after meeting the standardized criteria required by the agency.
The accredited standards committee has been charged with developing the standards for EDI. The department of health and human services embraced the ASC X12 standards. The goal of EDI standards is to make seamless transfers of information between providers and healthcare plans and payers. ASX X12N 837 is a messaging standard that covers the electronic submission of healthcare claims (Sayles, 2013). The Pan American EDIFACT Board (PAEB) directs activities regionally for EDI message development, maintenance, and technical assessment.
Patient Rights. Enactment of HIPAA enables patients in many ways by providing them a set of rights which include a right to be notified about the privacy practices of the covered entity they are dealing with, a right over control and access of their Personal Health Information(PHI), and to take legal action against an entity on encountering any HIPAA violation without facing threats of retaliation. Security Safeguards. The Security Rule of HIPAA provides a highly detailed series of requirements in terms of administrative, technical, procedural and physical guidelines, for securing the electronic Personal Health Information (ePHI). State Law.
This interoperability weave is crucial in facilitating communication across provider organizations involved in patient care through secure and reliable information exchange. • RECs provide support for privacy and security of health information. Ensuring privacy and security is vital in building trust in order to realize the potential benefits of health information exchange. If there are perceived or actual risks in the accuracy and completeness of health information, individual’s willingness to disclose necessary health information may be tampered with. • Assistance in workflow redesign and analysis • Training in EHR: selection, implementation, support, project management and financial consultation.
Health care includes preventive, diagnostic, therapeutic, rehabilitative, maintenance, or palliative care, and counseling, services, assessment, or procedure with respect to the physical or mental condition, or functional status of an individual. Health Care Clearinghouse, Businesses that process or facilitate the processing of health information received form other businesses. It includes groups such as physician and hospital billing services. Health Plans, Individuals or group plans that provide or pay the cost of medical care and includes both Medicare and Medicaid programs. HIPAA protects an individual’s health information and their demographic information.
To begin with the ethical considerations include confidentiality, non-maleficence as well as consent. According to Brahams (1995), ethical issues that arise from the use of Telehealth involve the responsibility of healthcare professionals; patients confidentiality of their medical information; as well as issues of cross-border consultations (Brahams, 1995). Patient ethical