DESCRIBE THE VARIOUS TYPES OF RESOURCES FOUND ON THE INTERNET FOR HEALTH INFORMATION.

Watch the HIPAA, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 video.  In 250-300 words, summarize this law and discuss its impact on healthcare professionals.  What is meant by “privacy” and “confidentiality” as it relates to healthcare services?  Name and discuss two kinds of threats to medical privacy, as well as possible solutions or ways of protecting this information.  Please include a minimum of two academic references in APA format and cite them appropriately.  Respond to at least two of your classmates

 

 

Go to the government websites and explore the various reference databases for topics of interest.  Watch the Visible Human Project & Human patient simulators videos and look at the ADAM software.  In 250 – 300 words,

 

Describe the various types of resources found on the internet for health information.

Discuss how one can judge the reliability of this information (page 229 of textbook).

What are the pros and cons of using the Internet as a resource for health information?

Please include a minimum of two academic references in APA format and cite them appropriately

 

For this assignment, you will submit a two-page Annotated Bibliography of the five scholarly sources that you will use for your Final Project.  Your Annotated Bibliography must be in APA format and each reference must be followed by a short summary of the source as well as an analysis of how it is relevant to the topic of your project.  Examples of an Annotated Bibliography are available in the Ashford Writing Center.

This is week 2 dq1 n 2 and assignment

 

 

Required Text

Burke, L. & Weill, B.  (2009).  Information technology for the health professions.  Upper Saddle River: Pearson.  ISBN: 978013159338.

 

 

Required Websites

 

 

U.S. National Library of Medicine.  Retrieved on May 17, 2010 from http://www.nlm.nih.gov/.

This site contains links to PubMed, MedlinePlus and other resources for information and research.

National Center for Biotechnology Information.  Retrieved on May 17, 2010 from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/.

 

This site provides access to biomedical and genomic information.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Information Technology.  Retrieved on May 17, 2010 from http://www.hrsa.gov/healthit/.

 

This government site discusses the use of digital technology and communication for health and human service needs.

 

 

Required Resources

 

3D Dentistry.  Retrieved on May 17, 2010 from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qpKQmfRzVZU.

This video shows a dentist demonstrating digital wands for crown impressions.

ADAM.  Retrieved on May 17, 2010 from http://adam.com/healthsolutions.aspx.

This website provides health information solutions for healthcare professionals.

Aimee Mullins and her 12 pair of legs.  Retrieved on May 17, 2010 fromhttp://www.ted.com/talks/aimee_mullins_prosthetic_aesthetics.html.

This video features athlete, actor and activist Aimee Mullins and her prosthetic legs

Are you a Techno-Junkie?  Retrieved on May 17, 2010 from http://www.slice.ca/play/quizzes/quiz.aspx?quizId=914.

Simple quiz to see how much you know about computers, the internet, and technology

Are You Tech Savvy?.  Retrieved on May 17, 2010 from http://www.alfy.com/cool_stuff/quiz/index.aspx?quizID=14.

Simple quiz to see how much you know about computers, the internet, and technology

Could This Laser Zap Malaria?  Retrieved on May 17, 2010 fromhttp://www.ted.com/talks/nathan_myhrvold_could_this_laser_zap_malaria.html.

This video provides a demo of a new mosquito-zapping gizmo

Cyber Language Trivia Quiz.  Retrieved on May 17, 2010 from http://www.peoplequiz.com/quizzes-2821.html.

Simple quiz to see how much you know about computers, the internet, and technology/

Health Information Technology for the future of Health Care.  Retrieved on May 17, 2010 This website has links that summarize confidentiality, privacy, and security in healthcare and with the use of technology

HIPAA.  Retrieved on May 17, 2010 from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UKOlUiIPoRo&feature=related.

 

This video discusses the HIPAA privacy and security rules

How new media are you?  Retrieved on May 17, 2010 from http://www.10000words.net/2009/01/quiz-how-new-media-are-you/.

 

Simple quiz to see how much you know about computers, the internet, and technology

How Technology Savvy are you?  Retrieved on May 17, 2010 fromhttp://www.cheetahlearning.com/crossword/TechSavvyQuiz5-07.html.

 

Simple quiz to see how much you know about computers, the internet, and technology

Human Patient Simulators.  Retrieved on May 17, 2010 from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4U2tV4Nq_co.

 

This video discusses the use of Human Patient Simulators

Laser Bacteria Reduction Diagnodent Digital Dental X-rays Velscope Perio Project.  Retrieved on May 17, 2010 from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mhxTSv3x26w.

 

This video shows a dentist discussing a variety of dental technology applications utilized in her office

National Center for Biotechnology Information.  Retrieved on May 17, 2010 from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/.

 

NCBI advances science and health by providing access to biomedical and genomic information.

ScriptPro Safety and Accuracy.  Retrieved on May 17, 2010 from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=srMqj2ILcbU.

 

This is a short video clip on pharmacy robotics and barcode usage

Surgery’s Past, Present, and Future.  Retrieved on May 17, 2010 fromhttp://www.ted.com/talks/catherine_mohr_surgery_s_past_present_and_robotic_future.html.

 

This video reviews the history of surgery

 

The Dangers of Science Denial.  Retrieved on May 17, 2010 fromhttp://www.ted.com/talks/michael_specter_the_danger_of_science_denial.html.

 

This video discusses the public’s growing fear of science

The Visible Human Project.  Retrieved on May 17, 2010 from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iWP2HnPSMyo&feature=related.

 

This video demonstrates the Visible Human Project

The Wireless Future of Medicine.  Retrieved fromhttp://www.ted.com/talks/eric_topol_the_wireless_future_of_medicine.html.

 

This website highlights several of the most important wireless devices in medicine’s future.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Information Technology.  Retrieved on May 17, 2010 from http://www.hrsa.gov/healthit/.

 

This Government site discusses the use of digital technology and communication for health and human service needs.

 

U.S. National Library of Medicine.  Retrieved on May 17, 2010 from http://www.nlm.nih.gov/.

 

This site links to PubMed, MedlinePlus, and more, for research and educational resources.

 

 

Recommended Resources

 

Zimic, S. (2009).   Not so ‘techno-savvy’: Challenging the stereotypical images of the ‘Net generation’.  Retrieved on May 17, 2010 fromhttp://www.digitalcultureandeducation.com/uncategorized/dce1019_zimic_html/.

 

Bowdoin, B.G. (2006).  Never Say Never! How to become Tech Savvy.  Retrieved on May 17, 2010 fromhttp://www.techlearning.com/article/5390.

 

Etherapy.  Retrieved on May 17, 2010 from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R9IizHwBLlQ.

 

Telecardiology.  Retrieved on May 17, 2010 from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ZfyHME63yk.

 

Telemedicine in nursing homes.  Retrieved on May 17, 2010 from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ih3IBozCw0&NR=1.

 

Telemedicine.  Retrieved on May 17, 2010 from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wt6O_RLTRlA&feature=related.

 

Telepathology.  Retrieved on May 17, 2010 from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ssp4cJyfOEU&feature=PlayList&p=4D90EB9CD6DF6CEA&playnext_from=PL&playnext=1&index=2.

 

Telepharmacy, Part 1.  Retrieved on May 17, 2010 from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ANvZ9fMMlKc&feature=related.

 

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