Health Information Technology

By

  • Nadinia Davis, MBA, RHIA, CHDA, CCA, FAHIMA, Program Coordinator, Health Information Management, Delaware Technical Community College, Wilmington, Delaware
  • Melissa LaCour, RHIA, Program Director, Health Information Technology, Delgado Community College, New Orleans, LA

This book is designed to meet the needs of students at the beginning of their course of study in health information technology - both as a work-based task-oriented function and as a part of a larger profession of health information management. Individuals who wish to acquire basic knowledge of health information technology and how it fits into the health care arena will find this text useful.
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Book information

  • Published: March 2007
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4160-2316-6


Table of Contents

Unit One: Environment of Health Information

1. Health Care Delivery Systems

2. Paying for Health Care

3. Collecting Health Care Data

Unit Two: Content, Structure, and Processing of Health Information

4. Acute Care Records

5. HIM Processing

6. Coding and Reimbursement

7. HIM Issues in Alternative Settings

Unit Three: Maintenance and Analysis of Health Information

8. Storage

9. Statistics New!

10. Quality and Uses of Health Information

Unit Four: Legal and Supervisory Issues in Health Information

11. Confidentiality and Compliance New!

12. Electronic Health Records New!

13. HIM Department Management

14. Training & Development

Appendices

A. Sample Paper Records

B. Sample Electronic Records

C. Minimum Data Set

D. Excel Exercises