Health Information Technology book cover

Health Information Technology

Reflecting emerging trends in today’s health information management, Health Information Technology, 3rd Edition covers everything from electronic health records and collecting healthcare data to coding and compliance. It prepares you for a role as a Registered Health Information Technician, one in which you not only file and keep accurate records but serve as a healthcare analyst who translates data into useful, quality information that can control costs and further research. This edition includes new full-color illustrations and easy access to definitions of daunting terms and acronyms. Written by expert educators Nadinia Davis and Melissa LaCour, this book also offers invaluable preparation for the HIT certification exam.

Paperback, 604 Pages

Published: February 2013

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4377-2736-4

Contents

  • 1. Healthcare Delivery Systems

    2. Collecting Healthcare Data

    3. Electronic Health Records

    4. Acute Care Hospital Records

    5. Health Information Processing

    6. Code Sets

    7. Reimbursement

    8. Specialty Settings

    9. Managing Health Records

    10. Statistics

    11. Quality and Uses of Health Information

    12. Confidentiality and Compliance

    13. HIM Department Management

    14. Training and Development

    Appendix A: Sample Paper Records

    Appendix B: Sample Electronic Health Records

    EHR Implementation RFP Checklist

    Appendix C: Minimum Data Set

    Appendix D: Using Microsoft Excel to Perform Calculations

    Glossary

    Index

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