Patient-Centered Care

  

Week 5 – Final Paper

 

Final Paper
 

Health informatics is the management of automated health information.  The final paper is a comprehensive review of a health informatics concept incorporating information from the heath informatics core courses. The final paper will address each component of the course learning outcomes. A critical part of your Final Paper is the literature review. A literature review is a summary of how your research articles supported your thesis statement. Be sure to consider opposing views in your literature review. Here are some resources to help you understand the process better: Write a Literature      Review Learn How to Write a      Review of Literature How to Write a Literature Review

Assignment instructions
 

To complete the Literature Review and Analysis, follow these steps: Select a topic of interest relevant to the field of      health informatics. Your topic must address one of the categories below:  Value-based purchasing of healthcare Practice-based Evidence Patient-Centered Care Information Governance Measuring Patient Service Quality  For your selected topic, you are a member of the team      assigned to research and propose a plan for implementation. As a member of      the team, you are assigned the task of addressing a single component of      the overall plan.  Narrow your topic and turn it into a research question.      Your thesis statement aims to answer this question. This can also guide      your search for articles.  Once a topic/research question has been selected,      search for five research articles from scholarly sources that address your      topic. Your articles must be empirically based, meaning they involve a      research study. Your articles must also be current, meaning they have been      published post-2012.  After reading your articles, write your paper. Your      paper must have the following criteria, along with the following headings:       Introduction:       Clearly state your topic of choice for your research, why you selected       it, and a clear thesis statement. Your thesis statement is your position       on this topic. You must be able to support your position with research       from your articles. Literature Review (Body of Paper): A literature review is a summary of how your       research articles supported your thesis statement. Be sure to consider       opposing views in your literature review. See the resources below to help       you understand the process better.  Write a Literature        Review Learn How to Write        a Review of Literature How to Write a Literature Review Analysis:       In this section, you will analyze your findings from the articles and       answer these questions: With which points did you agree and/or disagree       and why? Which points resonated with you and why? Which points need       further clarification and why? All of your statements need to be       supported by evidence from the required sources you referenced to create       this review. Summary of Practical Implications: Describe how this knowledge will support your role       in health informatics. Make a list of three to four practical implications       and describe each one.  Conclusions:       After your review and analyze the literature, describe the ideas you have       formulated based on the research. Describe any lingering questions about       the topic you would want to know more about and propose areas where further       research is warranted.  Develop a data dictionary with a minimum of       twenty  key data elements that will be needed for analysis as part       of the topic.  Data name Type of data Data description Data source

 Writing the Final Paper
 

The Final Paper: Must be eight to ten double-spaced pages in length, and      formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing      Center. Must include a title page with the following:  Title of paper Student’s name Course name and number Instructor’s name Date submitted Turnitin Similarity Score  Must address the topic of the paper with critical      thought and adhere to the assignment instructions. Must use at least five scholarly sources, in addition      to the course resources. Must document all sources in APA style, as outlined in      the Ashford Writing Center. Must include a separate reference page, formatted      according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.

 Carefully review the Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.