HIT Service Management & HIT Architecture Infrastructure Discussion Paper

Review the following lecture:


In the current healthcare environment, implementation of new or upgraded health information systems or technology is common. As a student of healthcare administration, acquisition of basic knowledge in HIT is imperative.


  • Discuss the two major components of an HIT service management. Provide examples of what is included in them.
  • Describe what IT enterprise architecture is and how enterprise architecture can be applied to HIT.
  • Evaluate/Analyze the advantages and disadvantages of enterprise HIT architecture.
  • Discuss the recent trends in HIT infrastructure.

Submission Details:

Cite your sources in your work and provide references for the citations in APA format. Assignment posting should be addressed at 500–1000 words. Be sure to cite your sources using APA format.

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Bonus – True or False

  • “Data rich, information poor” is a reflection of a robust healthcare information system management that will support evidence-based practice.
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Notice of Privacy Practices allows the disclosure of protected health information to and through a health information organization.
  • The HIPAA Privacy Rule prevents the exchange of health information with any healthcare provider involved with the care of a specific patient from any US jurisdiction.
  • In observing the HIPAA Privacy Rule, a healthcare organization facilitates patients’ opt-in or opt-out from an electronic health information exchange.
  • When purchasing an electronic health record (EHR) technology, the law requires that it must be a certified EHR technology and capable of providing 75% or more of your organizational needs.

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