Health Information Management: Principles and Organization for Health Record Services

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Wiley, Jan 29, 1998 - Health & Fitness - 254 pages
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This classic reference guide is recognized as he definitive resource on the management of health information services. If you need a comprehensive manual to guide you through the challenges of information management, this book gives you the basic guidelines on content and structure, analysis, assessment, and improvement of information critical to every health care organization.

This newly revised edition updates the original acclaimed book to provide information management professionals with the latest knowledge and practices affecting their field--including the computerization of record operations and systems.

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Content and Structure of the Health Record 17
InformationCapture Design and Principles 39

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MARGARET A. SKURKA is professor and director of the Health Information Management Programs, School of Allied Health Sciences, at Indiana University Northwest in Gary. She received her baccalaureate in health information management from the University of Illinois and was awarded a master of science in education from Purdue University. Skurka is actively involved in the American Health Information Management Association, and is currently an elected member of the board of directors of that organization. She has served as an accreditation site surveyor, is a past president of the Indiana Health Information Management Association, and was named that association's distinguished member in 1987. Skurka is also the author of many ICD-9-CM physician coding reference products. She is a consultant for numerous physician practices and surgery centers, and has conducted ICD-9-CM and CPT coding seminars in person and via teleconference throughout the nation.

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