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Discuss the roles of federal, state, and local public health agencies in the development of standards for informatics in healthcare.
· As you will see, many organizations are currently involved in regulating informatics. Do a little research and tell us what you find. Be sure to cover all three levels: Federal, state, and local!
· What roles do each of these agencies play and how to they affect the standardization of informatics?
· What specific ideas or tools have they created and why do these ideas and tools assist in preventing poor patient outcomes?
· Do you see any potential issues with these where human error can play a factor? If so, please provide examples.