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Healthcare Information Technology Exam Guide for CHTS and CAHIMS Certifications [With CD (Audio)]


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Table of Contents

Part 1: Healthcare & Information Technology in the United States
Chapter 1: Healthcare Information Technology: Definitions, Stakeholders, and Major Themes
Chapter 2: Healthcare Systems Overview
Chapter 3: An Overview of How Healthcare Is Paid for in the United States
Chapter 4: Healthcare Information Technology in Public Health, Emergency Preparedness, and Surveillance

Part 2: Fundamentals of Healthcare Information Science
Chapter 5: Computer Hardware and Architecture for Healthcare IT
Chapter 6: Programming and Programming Languages for HIT
Chapter 7: Databases, Data Warehousing, Data Mining, and Cloud Computing for Healthcare
Chapter 8: Networks and Networking in Healthcare
Chapter 9: System Analysis and Design in Healthcare
Chapter 10: Fundamentals of Health Workflow Process Analysis and Redesign
Chapter 11: Healthcare Information Technology Project Management
Chapter 12: Assuring Usability of HIT

Part 3: Healthcare Information Standards and Regulation
Chapter 13:
Navigating Health Data Standards and Interoperability
Chapter 14: Interoperability Within and Across Healthcare Systems
Chapter 15: Assuring Healthcare Information Privacy and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
Chapter 16: Health Information Technology and Health Policy
Chapter 17: The Electronic Health Record as Evidence

Part 4: Implementing, Managing, and Maintaining Healthcare IT
Chapter 18: Effective Organizational and Management Structures for Healthcare Information Technology
Chapter 19: EHR and non EHR from architecture to operations
Chapter 20: EHR Implementation and Optimization
Chapter 21: Training Essentials for Implementing Healthcare IT
Chapter 22: Using HIT to Measure & Improve Outcomes & Safety

Part 5: Optimizing HIT
Chapter 23: Big Data & Data Analytics
Chapter 24: Innovations in Healthcare IT (Genomics, Telemedicine, Mobile, Social Networks, PHR)

Part 6: Making it all Secure: Healthcare IT Privacy, Security and Confidentiality
Chapter 25: Framework for Privacy, Security and Confidentiality
Chapter 26: Risk Assessment and Management
Chapter 27: Physical Safeguards, Facility Security, Secure Systems and Networks, and Securing Electronic Media
Chapter 28: Healthcare Information Security: Operational Safeguard
Chapter 29: Architectural Safeguards
Chapter 30: Technical Safeguards: Cybersecurity
Chapter 31: Cybersecurity Considerations for Medical Devices

Part 7: Appendices

Appendix A: AHIMA CHTS Objective Maps
Appendix B: HIMSS CAHIMS Map
Appendix C: Healthcare Professional and Workforce Roles
Appendix D: About the CD

About the Author

Kathleen A. McCormick (city, state), PhD, RN, FACMI, FAAN, FHIMSS, is an author, senior practitioner, researcher, and policy executive in healthcare informatics and bioinformatics. She has authored seven books and hundreds of publications, including Essentials of Nursing Informatics, now in its fifth edition. Brian Gugerty (city, state), DNS, RN, is CEO of GIC Informatics, LLC, which assists physicians and clinicians to effectively and efficiently use EHRs during the critical EHR "go-live" period and then optimize EHR use on an ongoing basis. Dr. Gugerty has been in the clinical informatics field for more than 25 years.John Mattison (city, state), MD, is Assistant Medical Director, Chief Health Information Officer at Kaiser Permanente, Southern California. Dr. Mattison was one of the founders of the hyperbaric medicine program at UCSD.

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