Describe specific job functions of a new health information management professional

Describe specific job functions of a new health information management professional

Information System Job Description and Summary

Scenario

For this assessment refer to your work on the Analysis of Electronic Health Records System assignment. You may also wish to refer back to the Vila Health: Analysis of an EHR System simulation.

Now that you have made recommendations on an EHR system and meaningful use compliance, the leadership has decided to hire a health information manager to oversee the EHR and other relevant HIM systems. This person will be responsible for ensuring long-term meaningful use compliance and working with the staff, stakeholders, and vendors to ensure continued success and seamless use of the EHR system.

Since you spent so much time analyzing the organization’s systems, this new hire will report directly to you and you will take the lead in the hiring process.

The purpose of the executive summary is to present a clear case for the need of the health information management professional position to be hired. You should support this need with evidence from your analysis that you completed in the first assessment of this course. The executive summary will be assessed with the following scoring guide criteria:

Explains an organization’s need for a health information management professional to ensure long-term meaningful use and current incentive program compliance. Identifies potential challenges in ensuring that the right professional is hired for an organization. Analyze the potential financial impacts of hiring a new health information management professional.

Analyzes the potential financial impacts of hiring a new health information management professional. Identifies knowledge gaps, unknowns, missing information, unanswered questions, or areas of uncertainty (where further information could improve the analysis).

Supports hiring need and recommendations with specific evidence to encourage buy-in from leadership. Impartially considers conflicting evidence or other perspectives.

The job description will allow you to lay out the desired skills and responsibilities for the health information management professional. It should include a minimum and a preferred education, experience, and training requirement. The job description will be assessed with the following scoring guide criteria:

Describes specific job functions of a new health information management professional. Identifies how job functions align with organizational goals and needs.

Explains the skills and training needed by a new health information management professional to be successful in a position. Identifies specific qualifications or certifications that desirable candidates will possess.

In addition to the points mentioned so far in this assignment, the following scoring guide criteria will be assessed throughout your assessment:

Communicates the need for and job requirements of a health information management professional in a manner that is clear and concise. Written content is mechanically accurate with correct use of grammar, punctuation, and spelling.

Integrates relevant sources to support assertions, correctly formatting citations and references using current APA style. Citations are free from all errors.

 

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Health information management is the process of receiving, analyzing and protecting digital and traditional medical information necessary for providing quality healthcare for all patients. Health information management is a combination of business, science and information technology in designing health information flow to providing………………………….

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