Journal of AHIMA
Continuing Education Quiz
Quiz ID: Q112822 | HIM Domain Area: Technology | Article—“The Problem List beyond Meaningful Use”
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1. Meaningful use is based around a
set of standards designed to ensure
healthcare providers adopt EHRs that
can produce better health outcomes.
6. The use of ICD-9-CM billing codes as
the backbone to a problem list could
dilute the accuracy of problem lists.
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2. A coded platform is all that is needed
to create problem lists that support the
needs of modern medicine.
7. For a relatively healthy patient,
a typical problem list limited to
nontransitive illnesses typically
includes fewer than how many items?
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3. Problem lists offer what benefits to
;a. help providers identify the most
important health factors for each
;b. identify disease-specific
;c. can serve as the basis for
determining standard quality
;d. all of the above
8. Some organizations choose to include
what types of information in problem
lists for those patients with behavioral
;a. psychiatry notes
;b. prescription drugs
;c. group therapy session notes
;d. none of the above
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4. The scope of problem lists is largely
;a. the structure of a healthcare
;b. the judgment of a center’s
;c. both a and b
;d. none of the above
5. Given the definition provided in the
meaningful use rule, what type of
problem list will most likely become
the most prominent version?
;a. conservative problem list
;b. broad problem list
;c. generic problem list
;d. disease-specific problem list
9. Failure to incorporate patient privacy
rules into the design of the problem
list may cause inadvertent privacy
10. Examples of misuses of the problem
list include documenting patient
treatments or tests.
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