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Healthcare Information Technology Exam Guide for CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician and HIT Pro Certifications by Brian Gugerty, Kathleen McCormick

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Chapter Review

This chapter introduced health data standards; the organizations that develop, coordinate, and harmonize them; the process by which they are developed; examples of current standards initiatives; and a discussion of the business value of health data standards. Four broad areas were described to categorize health data standards. Health data interchange standards are used to establish communication protocols between and among systems. Vocabulary standards are used to describe clinical problems and procedures, medications, and allergies. Content standards and value sets are used to share clinical information such as clinical summaries, prescriptions, and structured electronic documents. And security standards are used for authentication, ...

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