Review the following lecture:
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Before the end of the week, begin commenting on at least two of your classmates’ responses. You can ask technical questions or respond generally to the overall experience. Be objective, clear, and concise. Always use constructive language, even in criticism, to work toward the goal of positive progress. Submit your responses in the Discussion Area.
The literature is replete with information that HIS are complex and that healthcare is a complex system. However, implementation of HIS creates simplicity out of the complex structures and processes in our clinical and business management.
- Describe what HIS architecture is and why healthcare administrators need to understand HIT/HIS architecture.
- Discuss the architecture of enterprise hospital information system (EHIS) and explore its advantages and disadvantages.
- Describe and discuss how HIS architecture can be analyzed.
To support your work, use your course and textbook readings and also use the South University Online Library. As in all assignments, cite your sources in your work and provide references for the citations in APA format.
Your initial posting should be addressed at 500–1000 words as noted in the attached PDF.
The following resources are provided for this discussion:
From your course textbook, Information Systems for Healthcare Management, review the following chapter:
- HIT Architecture and Infrastructure
From the Internet, review the following:
- Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (2014). A robust health data infrastructure. Retrieved from https://www.healthit.gov/sites/default/files/ptp13-700hhs_white.pdf
- Mistades, E. (2017, September 6). Enterprise architecture for healthcare. Retrieved from https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/enterprise-architecture-healthcare-emmanuele-mistades
- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (2017). Health information technology. Retrieved from https://www.hhs.gov/hipaa/for-professionals/special-topics/health-information-technology/index.html