Global Information Technology & Systems for Health Care

HI300: Information Technology and Systems for Health Care

TOPIC #1: Secondary Data Source Findings

Review the following website or the internet to find articles on specific secondary data sources.

Source: Quality Healthcare through Quality Information: American Health Information Management Association. Retrieved from

Analyze your findings on secondary data sources and discuss them with your classmates. How do the findings add to and contribute to the information provided in the text? Try not to duplicate articles that your classmates have chosen.

Discussion responses should be on topic, original, and contribute to the quality of the discussion by making frequent informed references to lesson material. Initial discussion responses should be around 100 words.

HI305: Management of Health Information

TOPIC #2: EHR Initiatives

Throughout this course, many discussion opportunities come up where you need to respond to other people’s opinions and comments. Respond to your Discussion topic after you have completed your Reading.

Your initial response to the prompt should be a minimum of 175 words

There are numerous governmental and private-sector initiatives focusing on EHR and the exchange of health information across the continuum of care. Visit the federal government’s health information technology website:

Source: Retrieved from

At this website find out about current news regarding EHR initiatives, HITECH programs, and ONC initiatives. In your initial post, describe/discuss at least one major news item, HITECH Program, or ONC Initiative and provide the pros and cons.

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