The evolution of health information systems


The Evolution of Health Information Systems

For this assignment, you are asked to perform the tasks below.

  1. Describe one type of accrediting agency in health care. What type of facility do they accredit? What is one requirement of accreditation?
  2. Based on your own personal views, which specific law, act, or information system development did the most to improve the management of health care information systems? Why do you feel this way?
  3. Explain the American Health Information Management Association’s (AHIMA) role and its significance in health information technology. Identify one of the health information management (HIM) certifications offered by AHIMA, and discuss an employment position that it would help a health care professional achieve.