Essentials of Health Information Management: Principles and Practices

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Cengage Learning, Aug 13, 2004 - Medical - 224 pages
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A comprehensive resource for the academic and professional learner, this book presents both theoretical and practical applications throughout. The authors' dynamic and unique approach to health information management targets students who respond to hands-on and visual learning. The book has been written for the first-semester learner; however it can be a useful resource for various health care organizations and medical offices.
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Contents

Health Care Delivery Systems
1
Table 15 Evolution of Health Care Delivery in the United States
7
Table 110 Hospital Committees
22
Health Information Management Professionals
35
Table 21 Medical Office Management Responsibilities
42
Health Care Settings
55
Table 31 Freestanding HospitalBased and HospitalOwned Ambulatory Facilities
59
Hospital Physician Office and Alternate
73
Table 58 Ancillary Reports
158
Table 510 Physician Office Record
180
Numbering Filing Systems and Record Storage Circulation
193
Table 61 Advantages and Disadvantages of Numbering Systems
195
Indexes Registers and Health Data Collection
225
Legal Aspects of Health Information Management
253
Coding and Reimbursement
293
Appendix I
325

Table 41 Examples of Administrative and Clinical Data
77
Table 43 Progression from Data Collection to Health Information Generation
94
Inpatient Outpatient
109
Table 51 Patient Record Documentation Guidelines
113
Table 54 Description and Documentation Examples for Elements of Patient History
138
Internet Links
331
Glossary
341
Bibliography
365
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About the author (2004)

Michelle A. Green is a SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Physical and Life Sciences Department of the College of Technology at Alfred State College. An active member of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) and American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), she has been recognized for teaching and her contributions to the Health Information Management profession. Awards include the State University of New York Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, Alfred State College's Alumni Association Teacher of the Year, Who's Who Among America's Teachers, and the FORE Triumph Educator Award from the AHIMA. Ms. Green is a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), a Fellow of the American Health Information Management Association (FAHIMA), and a Certified Procedural Coder (CPC). She earned a BS from Daemen College and an MPS degree from Alfred University. Ms. Green also authored 3-2-1 CODE IT! and ESSENTIALS OF HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, both from Delmar-Cengage Learning.

Consultant & Owner, Health Information Professional Service; Instructor, Health Information Technology Program, Broome Community College, Binghamton, NYAmerican Health Information Management Association (AHIMA): Registered Health Information Administrator, May 1982-present. New York Health Information Management Association: Active member 1988-present; Board of Directors 1989-1991 Central New York Health Information Management Association: Chairperson Public Relation Committee, 1990-1992; Past President Director, 1989-1990, 1994-1995.

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