Develop a presentation, supported by 10–15 slides, on compliance with current regulations affecting health informatics systems.
You are encouraged to explore the following writing resources. You can use them to improve your writing skills and as source materials for seeking answers to specific questions.
Additional Resources for Further Exploration
Explore the Health IT Web site to better understand government oversight and HIM incentives.
Note: Complete the assessments in this course in the order in which they are presented.
For this assessment, you will assume the role of a mid-level administrator who has been asked to develop a presentation on compliance with current regulations on health informatics systems.
Note: You are not required to deliver this presentation to your fellow learners in this course.
You may use Microsoft PowerPoint or any other suitable presentation software to create your slides. If you elect to use an application other than PowerPoint, check with faculty beforehand to avoid any potential file compatibility issues.
Use the speaker’s notes section of each slide to develop your talking points and cite your sources, as appropriate. If you need help designing your presentation, you are encouraged to review the various presentation resources provided for this assessment. These resources will help you to design an effective presentation, whether you choose to use PowerPoint or other presentation design software.
Develop a slide deck to support your presentation, detailing a plan to comply with current regulations related to the HITECH (Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health) Act, HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act), and ACA (Affordable Care Act).
Tailor your plan to a specific health care setting of your choice.
Note: Remember that you can submit all—or a portion of—your draft presentation to Smarthinking for feedback, before you submit the final version for this assessment. If you plan on using this free service, be mindful of the turnaround time of 24–48 hours for receiving feedback.
Presentation Format and Length
Use credible scholarly or professional evidence to support your analysis and conclusions.
Format all citations using APA style. Remember that an APA citation includes both the in-text citation (the author’s last name and the year of publication) and the full reference for the source.
Developing Your Regulatory Compliance Presentation
Note: The requirements outlined below correspond to the grading criteria in the scoring guide. Be sure that your presentation addresses each point, at a minimum. You may also want to read the Laws, Regulations, and Oversight Scoring Guide to better understand how each criterion will be assessed.