healthcare Informatics Task 3
SUBDOMAIN 731.3 â€“ PROJECT MANAGEMENT & DESIGN
Competency 731.3.2: Project Management and Evaluation â€“ The graduate analyzes activities of project management to ensure efficient work flow and appropriate outcomes for projects for healthcare organizations.
Competency 731.3.3: Project Team: Managing People â€“ The graduate analyzes the responsibilities of project team members, recognizes the value of strong leadership as a project manager, and communicates with all team members in ways that facilitate project success; and prepares and maintains project reports as part of the organizational record.
As members of project teams, health informatics professionals will be expected to present information to organizational leaders during the project life cycle. Reporting progress to stakeholders in oral or written form is effective in informing others how the project is meeting its goals. A presentation may also be used as a format to educate and respond to questions, thereby communicating collaboration and inclusiveness among all involved.
Read the attached ï¿½Electronic Health Record System Presentationï¿½ for the context of this assessment. In your presentation, focus on one of the four functional areas in which the electronic record system will be used:
ï¿½ Outpatient clinics
ï¿½ Personal health record
ï¿½ Health information exchanges
A. Create a schedule using a chart format (such as, Excel, or other type) by doing the following:
1. Create a timeline for the implementation of the electronic health record (EHR) for your chosen functional area.
ï¿½ Include start-finish times, project milestones, and organizational roles for specific individual responsibilities
2. Explain how you developed the timeline and milestones.
B. Create an essay with charts, illustrations, or diagrams (3 to 6 pages) in which you do the following for your chosen functional area:
1. Discuss the roles of EHR project team members.
2. Discuss the role of the project team manager.
3. Analyze how the use of the electronic record will impact work flow by changing how health information is managed.
4. Discuss possible challenges in implementing the electronic health record.
a. Recommend solutions to these challenges.
5. Explain how the use of the new technology will affect the entire organization.
C. When you use sources, include all in-text citations and references in APA format.
Note: When bulleted points are present in the task prompt, the level of detail or support called for in the rubric refers to those bulleted points.
Note: For definitions of terms commonly used in the rubric, see the Rubric Terms web link included in the Evaluation Procedures section.
Note: When using sources to support ideas and elements in a paper or project, the submission MUST include APA formatted in-text citations with a corresponding reference list for any direct quotes or paraphrasing. It is not necessary to list sources that were consulted if they have not been quoted or paraphrased in the text of the paper or project.
Note: No more than a combined total of 30% of a submission can be directly quoted or closely paraphrased from sources, even if cited correctly. For tips on using APA style, please refer to the APA Handout web link included in the General Instructions section.