Purpose: Select and research a healthcare registry that interests you. Summarize for your classmates its purpose, composition and desired outcomes. Identify areas where HIM can play an important role in the management of healthcare data.
Choose any registry that you are interested in (there are 100s).
Click here to go to a resource if you are stuck and need an idea.
Start your research by reading 3-4 journal articles on your chosen registry or articles about challenges on maintaining a registry (data integrity, privacy and security, etc)
Search for your registry on YouTube and watch a video, if applicable.
Search for your registry on TedTalks and watch the presentation, if applicable.
Submit a 2-3 page paper (double spaced) for this assignment and then also go to the DB area and follow the instructions there as well.
In your paper let me know things like:
the basics of the registry
why it is being used
who uses it
when was it created
what examples can you think of where HIM can be effective in these areas
success story and/or interesting facts
please include all citations/resources used