week 1 The Evolution of EHRs (graded) Discuss the landmark contributions made in the development of the EHR. (Include pioneers and describe their efforts.) EHR Adoption (graded) Discuss the common mistakes found in gaining clinician acceptance of change brought about by an EHR. Suggest strategy to gain clinician acceptance. week 2 From Data to Decisions Using Electronic Health Records (graded) Identify and describe the technology options, issues, and functionality associated with an EDMS. EHR Applications and HIEs (graded) Identify and describe EHR functionality for ambulatory care facilities, considering the key clinical processes performed and data needed in such a facility. week 3 The Strategic Planning Process (graded) Explain and des EHR Project Management (graded) Identify and describe the critical success factors for EHR planning and explain how they impact construction of a migration path. cribe various strategic planning models and how they may apply in different settings. week 4 IS Systems Theory and Needs Assessment (graded) Define the concept of information theory and discuss why it is important to the design of an EHR. Healthcare Process Assessment and Functional Needs Assessment (graded) Identify the importance and scope of process assessment and the possible repercussions if there were no process assessment. week 5 Data Infrastructure Assessment (graded) Describe all the steps in the system development life cycle. Information Technology and Systems Infrastructure Assessment (graded) Understand the difference between the terms confidentiality, privacy, and security when referring to data in a healthcare setting. week 6 EHR Selection and Contract Negotiation (graded) Why is it important to plan in advance of starting an EHR vendor selection process? Please list and discuss the reasons. EHR System Implementation and Ongoing Maintenance (graded) Describe the importance of project planning and management in planning the implementation of an EHR. Application Paper #1 is due this week. Topic: Profile a health information exchange organization. Conduct a search of the Internet, consult professional journals or interview a professional in the field. Research the status of health information exchange implementation in your state. Connect your findings to course objectives. (approximately 2 typed pages) Submit your assignment to the Dropbox located on the silver tab at the top of this page. Application Paper #2 Topic: Research electronic health record functionality standards or certification. Write a paper describing how you would incorporate your findings into the EHR selection and decision-making process. Sources include the HL7 EHR Functional Model, CCHIT certification criteria and other organizations offering EHR certification. (approximately 2 typed pages) Submit your assignment to the Dropbox located on the silver tab at the top of this page. For instructions on how to use the Dropbox, read these or watch thisTutorial See the Syllabus section “Due Dates for Assignments & Exams” for due date informatio ourse Project Outline is due this week. · Submit a 1 to 2 page outline with the researched references you will be using to write the Course Project. · Feedback on your topic selection and project outline will be provided by the instructor. · Submit Outline this week to the appropriate Dropbox. The completed project is due by the end of Week 7. (required) The length of the paper should be approximately 10-12 pages and must include a bibliography and footnotes. The detailed Course Project guidelines and grading criteria can be found in the Course Project page in Course Home. Submit your assignment to the Dropbox located on the silver tab at the top of this page Research your chosen software’s functions and how it works, and critically analyze your findings.