Health Management Information System Past Papers Questions

By: Prof. Fazal Rehman Shamil

Guess Paper 1: Health Management Information System Fall – 2020 Past Papers

Time Allowed: 3 hours

Total Marks:    70, Passing Marks (35)

Q. 1: Choose the best Answer: (20)
1. The statement “Any collection of components that work together to achieve a common objective” best describe
a.System b.Health System c.information d.Management
2. Meaningless point in space and time, without reference to its surroundings is referred to
a.Knowledge b.Data c.Information d.Wisdom
3. Which of the following best describe information
a.Just Data collection b.Understanding of the relationship between pieces of data
c.data with reference to its context d.facts and figure without context
4. The ultimate objective of health management information system is to improve health through
a.Evidence based decision making b.providing management tool
c.option appraisal d.quality control
5. Health Information Technology is used in a hospital for all of the following aspects except
a.Knowledge Management b.Decision making c.Communication
d.Clinical management d.Sterilization
6. Telemedicine, Tele-radiology, Patient e-mail and Presentation are related to:
a.Communication b.Decision Support c.Knowledge Management d.Sterilization
7. A manger could use information for all of the following except
a.Health policy formulation b.Program planning c.Resource mobilization and allocation
d.Running a biochemical in micro analyzer
8. The Central level (Ministry of Health) use health information mostly for
a.Health policy formulation b.Implementation of BHU services
c.Treatment of patient d.Billing
9. Which one of the following records pertaining to the health is more comprehensive
a.Electronic Medical Record (EMR) b.Electronic Health Record (HER)
c.Computerized patient records (CPRs). d.personal Health record (PHR)
10. All of the following are limitations paper record except
a. The handwriting is unreadable
b. Expensive to copy
c. Easy to analyze
d. Missing of important documents
11. Field of management that focuses on designing and implementing computer based information use by management is called
a.Marketing management b.Health management Information System
c.Operations management d.Management information system
12. The organizational communication network that use internet technology and allows authorized user inside the organization to communicate with each other with in the institute is called
a.Intranet b.Extranet c.Video-conference d.E-mail
13. The purpose of decision support systems is to:
a. Replace a manager’s judgment during the decision-making process
b. Provide a predefined sequence of analysis during the process of problem solving
c. Provide interactive assistance during the process of problem solving
d. Automate a manager’s decision-making process
14. Routine HMIS data collection methods consist of:
a.Health Unit data collection b.Community data collection c.Civil Registration
d.All of the above
15. HMIS data like; service delivery records, planning and management of main services provided, aggregated reports, resources management records indicate which of the following?
a.Patient/Client management instruments b.Health unit management Instruments
c.System management instruments d.None of the above

16. Renovation the data among the independent parties in health care system to ensure administrative, political and management decision are based on best available information called
a.Data Transmission b.Data Process c.Data analysis d.Data interpretation

17. Data transmission between actors and consumers at the same level represent the
a.Vertical transmission b.Horizontal transmission c.Dissemination of message
d.Line transmission
18. The routine HMIS should support______________ type of Management Function
a.Client/Patient Perspectives b.Health Unit Management Perspective
c.Organizational/ Health System Management Perspective d.All of the above
19. ________________Provide the skeletal for population based health and their supporting information system programs
a.Epidemiology b.Program content c.Research d.Policy
20. Which type of telemedicine requires the presence of both parties at the same time and a communications link between them that allows a real-time interaction to take place
a.Real Time Telemedicine b.Store-and-Forward c.Synchronous
d.A & C are correct

Q. 2: What is telemedicine?
A. Explain with example, the different type of Telemedicine
B. Enlist advantages and disadvantages of telemedicine and
Q. 3: What is surveillance?
A. Enlist purposes of Public Health Surveillance
B. Explain Public Health Approach of surveillance
Q. 4: A.Explain the basic principles supporting aims of HMIS
B.Write the six generic steps of Health Information restructuring process

Q. 5: A.Define health system
B.Explain the role of information technology in health care delivery and quality assurance

Q. 6: A.Differentiate between data and information
B.Explain the transformation of data into information and information into knowledge

Q. 7: A.Define Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and Electronic Health Record (HER)
B.Enlist and explain component of HMIS

Q. 8: A.Define health system
B.Explain the role of information technology in health care delivery and quality assurance

Q. 9: A.Enlist different driving force of Health management information system
B.How HMIS help in decision making in health system?

Guess Paper 2: Health Management Information System Spring – 2020 Past Papers

Time Allowed: 3 hours

Total Marks:    70, Passing Marks (35)

Q.1 Describe the role and importance of Information Technology in healthcare organizations with the help of technologies available in Pakistan. (19)

Q.2 Synthesize how the clinical and business functions in healthcare organizations are structured and how IT can facilitate effective business and clinical decision making? (17)

Q.3 Discuss the essential concepts needed to be considered when evaluating health care related IT projects? Also describe the steps used when evaluating an IT investment. (17)

Q.4 Discuss the followings. (17)
a) Contingency planning
b) Corporate restructuring
c) Semantic relationship

Q.5 What is information security? Describe the different mechanisms used for ensuring the security of information in a health care organization. (17)

Q.6 Describe the role of clinical decision support system in modern health care organization. What drawbacks it will remove from the existing system. (17)

Q.7 Write short notes on any two of the following: (17)

c) Information technology as a social good
d) Information and knowledge.
e) Organizational accountability.

Guess Paper 3: Health Management Information System Fall – 2019 Past Papers

Time Allowed: 3 hours

Total Marks:    70, Passing Marks (35)

Q. 1: Choose the best Answer: (10)

1. Electronic medical record system refers to;
a. Completing accurate data about patient care
b. Information on a patient treatment plan
c. Health information exchange in place between facilities
d. All above
e. None above

2. Some of the components of health care enterprise data management are;
a. Server
b. Modalities
c. Document scanner
d. All above
e. None above

3. Some of disadvantages of electronic medical record system are;
a. Enormous startup costs
b. Unfamiliarity of staff with technology
c. Hacking and virus attacks on data
d. All above
e. None above

4. Hospital management information system is;
a. Computer based operating system
b. Retrieval system
c. User friendly
d. All above
e. None above

5. CIS refers to;
a. Certified Information System
b. Certified Inspector in Surgery
c. Collective Information System
d. Control Information System

True / False (10)

1. Record is a document of transaction between a client (patient) in service provider containing a bill, prescription, discharge ticket, laboratory report and registration record. (T / F)

2. A system is a collection of components that work together to achieve a common objective. (T / F)

3. According to WHO health MIS is an information system designed to assist and management in planning of health programs, as opposed to delivery care. (T / F)

4. Some of the components of subsystem of health MIS are hospitals, physician & surgery and other health practitioners. (T / F)

5. Health information professionals are trainers, implementation managers, medical record operators. (T / F)

PART II (10 marks each)
Q. 2: Information technology plays vital role in decision making in health planning & management, explain in detail?

Q. 3: What is decision tree diagram? Draw a decision tree activity for quarterly estimation of drugs & dressing in tertiary care hospital?

Q. 4: Define clinical auditing? What role do MIS play in this process?

Q. 5: What are ethical obligations in collecting of population based data for establishment of BHUs & RHCs against allocated budget under ADP?

Q. 6: Draw an organogram of the health MIS personnel involved in health MIS at division level?

Q. 7: What role MIS plays as a social good? Give Examples.

Q. 8: Define the following term;
I. Proxy data
II. Perceived health needs
III. Tangible information

Guess Paper 4: Health Management Information System Spring – 2019 Past Papers

Time Allowed: 3 hours

Total Marks:    70, Passing Marks (35)

Q. 1: Choose the best Answer: (10)

1. Electronic medical record system refers to;
a. Completing accurate data about patient care
b. Information on a patient treatment plan
c. Health information exchange in place between facilities
d. All above
e. None above

2. Some of the components of health care enterprise data management are;
a. Server
b. Modalities
c. Document scanner
d. All above
e. None above

3. Some of disadvantages of electronic medical record system are;
a. Enormous startup costs
b. Unfamiliarity of staff with technology
c. Hacking and virus attacks on data
d. All above
e. None above

4. Hospital management information system is;
a. Computer based operating system
b. Retrieval system
c. User friendly
d. All above
e. None above

5. CIS refers to;
a. Certified Information System
b. Certified Inspector in Surgery
c. Collective Information System
d. Control Information System

True / False (10)

1. Record is a document of transaction between a client (patient) in service provider containing a bill, prescription, discharge ticket, laboratory report and registration record. (T / F)

2. A system is a collection of components that work together to achieve a common objective. (T / F)

3. According to WHO health MIS is an information system designed to assist and management in planning of health programs, as opposed to delivery care. (T / F)

4. Some of the components of subsystem of health MIS are hospitals, physician & surgery and other health practitioners. (T / F)

5. Health information professionals are trainers, implementation managers, medical record operators. (T / F)

PART II (10 marks each)
Q. 2: Information technology plays vital role in decision making in health planning & management, explain in detail?

Q. 3: What is decision tree diagram? Draw a decision tree activity for quarterly estimation of drugs & dressing in tertiary care hospital?

Q. 4: Define clinical auditing? What role do MIS play in this process?

Q. 5: What are ethical obligations in collecting of population based data for establishment of BHUs & RHCs against allocated budget under ADP?

Q. 6: Draw an organogram of the health MIS personnel involved in health MIS at division level?

Q. 7: What role MIS plays as a social good? Give Examples.

Q. 8: Define the following term;
I. Proxy data
II. Perceived health needs
III. Tangible information