Discuss the top five reasons that standards are vital in the U.S. health care system
Health Care Standards Paper The purpose of this assignment is to discuss the importance of health information technology (HIT) standards in the delivery of health care in the United States. Write a 750-1,000-word paper summarizing the following criteria:
1. Discuss the top five reasons that standards are vital in the U.S. health care system. 2. Choose one of the most vital HIT standards for your current or previous organization. Evaluate
how the standard influences the organization. Some examples of HIT standards are: FHIR, HL7, IHE, C-CDA, QRDA, and HQFM. Refer to HealthIT.gov/Health IT Standards for more information.
3. Choose a standard you believe needs improvement. Discuss the effect of the standard and propose a solution for its improvement.
Cite three to five scholarly sources in your paper.
This assignment aligns to the following AMIA 2017 Core Competencies for Health Informatics Curricula at the master’s degree level:
F3: Social and Behavioral Science: Knows How
F4: Health Information Science and Technology: Knows How
Health Care Standards Paper