Discuss the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). How does the NCQA impact health information systems?

Laws for Health Informaiton Systems

Health care information management, authentication, and distribution are determined by state and federal laws, licensing, certification, and in most cases, accreditation. Health information system management follows these set standards to ensure that patient protected health information (PHI) is utilized for the intended purposes: quality patient care and patient safety. In a minimum of 300 words, address the following points in your initial post:

 

  • Define the following: Accreditation, licensing, certification.
  • Discuss the functions of the Joint Commission.
  • Define the categories of accreditation.
  • Discuss the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). How does the NCQA impact health information systems?
  • Discuss ways in which legal health records (LHR) are determined.

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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 )