Forms of data in health care
esearch the forms of data
used in the system of your choice. This system could be your own health care
organization, the Patton-Fuller Community Hospital found in the University of
Phoenix Virtual Organizations, or an organization from the course readings.
Create a 10- to 15-slide Microsoft®
PowerPoint® presentation, including detailed speaker notes, that
identifies the forms of data collected and used in your chosen system. Include
at least one slide per form of data.
Answer the following questions:
- Where do the data come
from, such as outside test results?
- Where do the data
go—patient record, printer, physician folder, or other destination?
- How are the different forms
of data used?
- What is the importance of
each form of data?
- What kinds of data does the
organization send out, such as quality measures, patient billing, purchase
orders, and so forth?
- What security measures are
taken to protect the data?
- What kinds of data do
senior executives want mined?
- What do they use the data
- Who mines the data and who
- What kinds of statistics
are used to validate the data?
Develop a statistical validation as an example by
mining some data from the system of your choice, graphing it, explaining it,
and discussing why it is important.