OVERVIWE: As a HIM manager, you will undoubtedly be faced with ever-changing technology and technology requirements that allow you to stay compliant and efficient. In this assignment you will assess the decision-making processes for addressing future technology needs.
Prompt: Begin this assignment by viewing the Chapter 14 Capstone Video: EHR Without HIM. Click on the Cengage MindTap link in Start Here to access this resource. Then, write a short paper discussing the procedural changes that should be in place to avoid a scenario like the one portrayed in the video. Who should be involved in such a decision? What would your role, as the HIM director, be on a committee discussing a new EHR system? As you consider your strategic plan for the unified Gateway Healthcare Systems HIM department, think about the procedures you will need in place to prevent this sort of scenario. Specifically, the following critical elements must be addressed:
I. Identify the stakeholders that should be involved in decisions about technology needs and provide a rationale for your choices.
II. Explain the role of the HIM director in technology decision-making processes.
III. Identify procedures for the technology decision-making processes necessary for your Gateway Healthcare Systems strategic plan. Rubric Guidelines for Submission:
Your paper should be a 1- to 2-page Microsoft Word document with double spacing, 12-point Times New Roman font, and one-inch margins. All sources should be cited in APA format