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Concepts of healthcare informatics

Concepts of healthcare informatics

Concepts of healthcare informatics.

Concepts of Healthcare Informatics – Week 3 Assignment 1

Agency for Healthcare Quality and Research Part I

The US Department of Health and Human Resources has established the Agency for Healthcare Quality and Research (AHRQ). AHRQ is a major resource for health care professionals in multiple areas. HCUPnet was designed for use by professionals needing to analyze data. Review the HCUPnet homepage to find out more about the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project.

Learning to use this tool is an important skill.

First, watch this tutorial video and instructions on how to use the tool. Now it is your turn.

Design a comparative analysis of health care data using a standardized tool.

Include the following aspects in the assignment:

Ø  Explore the steps to ensure data integrity. Refer to the chapter book for systemic approach and steps to ensure data integrity

Ø  Using the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) website, access setup to create an analysis of your choice for two different consecutive years.

Ø  In one or two paragraphs, summarize your findings. Be sure to specify the criteria selected in your analysis: (specify)

Ø   there is no minimal length. Each bullet much be thoroughly explored. At all times, proper sentence structure, grammar, and spelling is required. Grammarly is a free tool to assist you. All references must be placed