Health Care Information Systems Terms


Define the following terms. Your definitions must be in your own words; do not copy them from the textbook.


After you define each term, describe in 40 to 60 words the health care setting in which each term would be applied. Include at least 2 research sources to support your position—one from the University Library and the other from the textbook. Cite your sources in the References section according to APA guidelines.


Term Definition How it is Used in Health Care
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)    
Electronic medical record    
Electronic health record    
Computerized provider order entry system    
Unique patient identifier    
Protected health information    
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services    
Covered entities    
Health information exchange    
Meaningful Use    


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