Healthcare Data Sets

For this unit assignment, identify a credible source, reputable website, or scholarly article, and discuss the items listed below:

  • Define a standardized healthcare data set.
  • Describe at least three specific healthcare data sets used in electronic health records by answering the questions below:
    • What are the data sets used for, and how do the data sets impact interoperability among health institutions?
    • Where are the data sets stored/housed?
    • Are the standards governing the data sets used as part of the Department of Health and Human Services meaningful use regulations? Summarize those regulations.
  • Explain the differences in administrative data sets and clinical data sets. How can this information be useful in determining the best course of action for a patient?

Your response must be at least three pages in length and double-spaced. You are required to use at least one outside source. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying APA citations

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