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), Ms. Green has been recognized for both 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 ESSENTIALS OF HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT in addition to this book.

Mary Jo Bowie is the owner of Health Information Professional Services in Binghamton, New York which provides medical record consultative services for various health facilities for over 25 years. She served as an instructor in the Health Information Technology Program at Broome Community College for over fifteen years, teaching such courses as Inpatient Coding, Ambulatory Care Coding, Quality Assurance, Survey of Healthcare and Computers in Healthcare. Ms. Bowie is now the Health Information Management and Medical Coding program director at Mount Wachusett Community College and an associate professor. She develops all course content within the curriculum to include ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM/PCS courses, CPT/HCPCS courses, Introduction and Advanced Health Data courses to name a few. 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) and is also an AHIMA ICD-10-CM/PCS approved Train the Trainer. She served on the New York State Health Information Association Board of Directors from 1989 to 1991 and was education director and on the Ambulatory Coding Guideline Committee. Mary Jo Bowie was the New York State nominee for the National Award for Literacy Contribution to Profession, 1993 and 1994. She is a National and Regional speaker on ICD-9-CM, CPT and ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS, as well as a course writer for Cengage Learning. Ms. Bowie holds an Associate of Arts Degree, a Bachelor of Science Degree and a Master of Science Degree. She has conducted over 50 national training seminars on ICD-10-CM/PCS coding.

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