Health Information Technology


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

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.
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Book information

  • Published: February 2013
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4377-2736-4

Table of 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