Essentials of Health Information Management: Principles and Practices

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Cengage Learning, Mar 2, 2010 - Medical - 432 pages
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ESSENTIALS OF HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, Second Edition, is a comprehensive book that presents your first semester students with both theoretical and practical applications of health information management. The authors' dynamic and unique approach to this topic targets those students who respond best to hands-on and visual learning.
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Contents

Health Care Delivery Systems
1
Health Information Management Professionals ...
35
Health Care Settings
53
The Patient Record Hospital Physician Office and Alternate Care Settings ...
69
Electronic Health Records
107
Content of the Patient Record Inpatient Outpatient and Physician Office ...
119
Numbering Filing Systems and Record Storage Circulation ...
205
Indexes Registers and Health Data Collection ...
235
Legal Aspects of Health Information Management ...
263
Introduction to Coding and Reimbursement ...
303
Glossary
331
Bibliography
355
Index
357
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About the author (2010)

Mount Wachusett Community College, Gardner, Massachusetts R Bio: Michelle A. Green, MPS, RHIA, FAHIMA, CPC is an Adjunct Professor in the Health Information Management Department at Mount Wachusett Community College, Gardner, Massachusetts. Ms. Green has also held the position of SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Physical and Life Sciences Department at the State University of New York, College of Technology, Alfred, from 1984 through 2016. An active member of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) and American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), Ms. Green has been recognized both for her excellence in teaching and for her significant contributions to the Health Information Management profession. She has earned numerous awards, including 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 has authored three successful books related to coding and health information.

Mary Jo Bowie is the owner of Health Information Professional Services, a medical records consulting firm for the health care industry. She was an instructor of Health Information Technology at Broome Community College for fifteen years, teaching Inpatient Coding, Ambulatory Care Coding, Quality Assurance, Survey of Health care and Computers in Health care. Ms. Bowie is a registered Health Information Administrator and an accredited Health Information Technician. She is an active member of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), served on the New York State Health Information Association Board of Directors, and was education director for the Ambulatory Coding Guideline Committee. Ms. Bowie was also nominated for the National Award for Literacy Contribution to Profession. A national and regional speaker on ICD-9-CM, CPT, ICD-10-CM, and ICD-10-PCS, she writes courses and a variety of texts from Cengage Learning. Ms. Bowie holds AA, BS, and MS degrees.

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