Topic 7 Discussion Question 1
What quality standards or performance measures guide your role or specialty as an advanced registered nurse? Using these standards, discuss how informatics can be used to improve quality of care. Make sure to discuss meaningful use and incorporate the topic materials, such as the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and Information Governance websites in your response.
Topic 7 Discussion Question 2
Review HIPAA, protected health information (PHI), and requirements for privacy and confidentiality in EHRs. Discuss one ethical and one legal issue related to the use of EHRs that directly impact Advanced Registered Nursing practice. Discuss possible consequences for compromising patient data and measures you can implement in your own practice to protect patient privacy and confidentiality.