HIT 120 week 5 Quiz (A+++)

Question 1. Question : (TCO 4) Which of the following is a primary purpose of the health record?

To support nursing care

To perform quality assurance

To bill for services

All of the above

Question 2. Question : (TCO 5) The admitting form of Mrs. Smith’s health record indicated that her birth date was March 21, 1948. On the discharge summary, Mrs. Smith’s birth date was recorded as July 21, 1948. Which quality element is missing from Mrs. Smith’s health record?

Data completeness

Data consistency

Data accessibility

Data comprehensiveness

Instructor Explanation:Chapter 2, page 52

Question 3. Question : (TCO 5) Data definition refers to the

meaning of data

completeness of data

consistency of data

detail of data

Question 4. Question : (TCO 5) Which of the following is not a characteristic of high-quality healthcare data?

Data relevancy

Data currency

Data consistency

Data accountability

Question 5. Question : (TCO 5) I have been asked to list institutional users of the health record. Which one of the following would I include in my list?

Blue Cross and Blue Shield

The patient

FBI agent


Question 6. Question : (TCO 6) Which of the following elements is NOT considered a basic component of every information system?


Communications technology


None of the above

Question 7. Question : (TCO 6) Using a hospital discharge database, a physician does a study of diabetes mellitus comparing age of onset with response to a specific drug regimen. The physician has gathered _____ from the database.

data elements


informatics standards

data sets

Question 8. Question : (TCO 6) Which of the following connects devices across a large geographical area, such as a state?





Question 9. Question : (TCO 6) Which of the following enable(s) computers on a network to communicate with each other?

Programming languages


Network protocols

Wide-area networks

Question 10. Question : (TCO 6) These computers are used to handle intensive input/output business transactions.

Mainframe systems

Midrange systems



Question 11. Question : (TCO 6) An information system that alerts a physician when a laboratory value is outside of the normal range is called a(n):

decision support system

enterprise-wide system

management information system

transaction processing system

Question 12. Question : (TCO 6) A _____ uniquely identifies each row in a table and ensures that it is unique.


Primary key

Foreign key

None of the above

Question 13. Question : (TCO 6) A(n) _____ stores data in predefined tables consisting of rows and columns.

Object-oriented database

Relational database

Hierarchical database

None of the above

Question 14. Question : (TCO 6) Use case and sequence diagrams are an example of a:

High-level computer language

Low-level computer language

Unified modeling language

Network protocol

Question 15. Question : (TCO 6) In which phase of the systems development life cycle are trial runs of the new system conducted, backup and disaster recover procedures developed, and training of end users conducted?



Maintenance and evaluation

Planning and analysis

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