Analyze the part the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) plays in health care information systems acquisition.

Case Analysis: Systems Acquisition

Review each of the following video cases:

  • Health IT success story: Portal enhances patient-centered preventative care
  • Health IT success story: Using IT to fight care fragmentation
  • Health IT success: Quality measures for interoperable electronic health records

Select one of these cases and address the following questions in your paper:

  • Analyze the part the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) plays in health care information systems acquisition.
  • Address the major concerns, and provide alternatives to alleviate these concerns.
  • Analyze whether or not value was added to health care information systems through acquisition.
  • Analyze how the system might advance or devalue patient care delivery.
  • Explain whether or not the current system can or should be maintained.
  • Explain what the literature states about this type of implementation/acquisition.
  • Explain who the gatekeeper(s) are in this type of acquisition.
  • Describe how cost is impacted with this system.
  • Describe the initial reaction to the system implementation/acquisition.
  • Describe whether or not the quality implementation/acquisition impacts your chosen topic for your Final Proposal and Final Presentation. This response needs to be one paragraph in length.

The Case Analysis:

  • Must be three to four pages in length (excluding title and reference pages), double-spaced and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
  • Must Include a title page with the following:
    • Title of paper
    • Student’s name
    • Course name and number
    • Instructor’s name
    • Date submitted
  • Must begin with an introductory paragraph that has a succinct thesis statement.
  • Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought.
  • Must end with a conclusion that reaffirms your thesis.
  • Must use at least three scholarly sources, including a minimum of one from the Ashford University Library.
  • Must document all sources in APA style, as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
  • Must include a separate reference page, formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.

Carefully review the Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.

     

 

Links to other tutorials for MHA 616

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·         MHA 616 Week 1 Assignment ( Health Information System Topic Selection )

·         MHA 616 Week 1 Discussion 1 ( Health Information Systems’ Role )

·         MHA 616 Week 1 Discussion 2 ( Health Information System Gaps and Parities )

·         MHA 616 Week 2 Assignment ( Case Analysis Systems Acquisition )

·         MHA 616 Week 2 Discussion 1 ( Leading Health Information Systems )

·         MHA 616 Week 2 Discussion 2 ( Adopting Health Information )

·         MHA 616 Week 3 Assignment ( Systems Gaps and Parities )

·         MHA 616 Week 3 Discussion 1 ( Data Versus Information )

·         MHA 616 Week 3 Discussion 2 ( Predicting Gaps and Parities )

·         MHA 616 Week 4 Assignment ( Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Violations )

·         MHA 616 Week 4 Discussion 1 ( Laws for Health Information Systems )

·         MHA 616 Week 4 Discussion 2 ( Organizations that Endorse Patient Safety )

·         MHA 616 Week 5 Assignment ( Initial Proposal )

·         MHA 616 Week 5 Discussion 1 ( System Development Lifecycle )

·         MHA 616 Week 5 Discussion 2 ( Electronic Health Records Acquisition )

·         MHA 616 Week 6 Assignment ( Final Proposal and Presentation )

·         MHA 616 Week 6 Discussion 1 ( Leading Health Information System Implementation )

·         MHA 616 Week 6 Discussion 2 ( Final Review )