Table of contents for Health information technology / Nadinia Davis, Melissa LaCour.


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UNIT I:     ENVIRONMENT OF HEALTH INFORMATION
CHAPTER 1    Health Care Delivery Systems, 2
Health Care Professionals, 4
Health Information Management, 11
Comparison of Facilities, 13
Legal and Regulatory Environment, 22
Chapter Activities, 29
CHAPTER 2 Paying for Health Care, 32
Reimbursement, 34
Insurance, 37
Government Influence on Reimbursement, 47
Chapter Activities, 51
CHAPTER 3 Collecting Health Care Data, 54
Basic Concepts, 56
Key Data Categories, 59
Medical Decision Making, 62
Describing Data, 65
Organization of Data Elements in a Health Record, 67
Data Quality, 74
Chapter Activities, 82
UNIT II: CONTENT, STRUCTURE, AND PROCESSING OF
HEALTH INFORMATION
CHAPTER 4 Acute Care Records, 86
Clinical Flow of Data, 88
Clinical Data, 92
Data Quality, 102
Accreditation, 104
Chapter Activities, 106
CHAPTER5     Health Information Management
Processing, 108
Data Quality, 110
Postdischarge Processing, 114
Other Health Information Management Roles, 124
Chapter Activities, 126
CHAPTER 6 Coding and Reimbursement, 128
Coding, 130
Prospective Payment Systems, 136
Billing, 150
Impact of Coding, 154
Chapter Activities, 158
CHAPTER 7 Health Information Management Issues in
Alternative Settings, 161
Ambulatory Care, 163
Ambulatory Care: Radiology and Laboratory, 169
Ambulatory Care: Ambulatory Surgery, 172
Long-Term Care, 173
Behavioral Health Facilities, 175
Rehabilitation Facilities, 177
Hospice, 178
Home Health Care, 180
Other Specialty Facilities, 181
Chapter Activities, 185
UNIT III: MAINTENANCE AND ANALYSIS OF HEALTH
INFORMATION
CHAPTER 8 Storage, 188
The Paper Perspective, 190
Master Patient Index, 191
Filing, 197
Alternative Storage Methods, 218
Chart Locator Systems, 225
Security of Health Information, 229
Chapter Activities, 236
CHAPTER 9 Statistics, 238
Organized Collection of Data, 240
Data Retrieval, 245
Reporting of Data, 252
Statistical Analysis of Patient Information, 254
Routine Institutional Statistics, 264
Chapter Activities, 277
CHAPTER 10 Quality and Uses of Health Information, 279
The Quality of Health Care, 281
Quality Management Theories, 282
History and Evolution of Quality in Health Care, 283
Monitoring the Quality of Health Information, 288
Health Information in Quality Activities, 293
Organization and Presentation of Data, 301
Health Care Facility Committees, 307
Uses of Health Information, 310
Chapter Activities, 320
UNIT IV: LEGAL AND SUPERVISORY ISSUES IN HEALTH
INFORMATION
CHAPTER 11 Confidentiality and Compliance, 324
Confidentiality, 326
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, 328
Access, 333
Consent, 339
Release of Information, 342
Preparing a Record for Release, 345
Internal Requests for Information, 348
Sensitive Records, 349
Federal, Corporate, and Facility Compliance, 349
Chapter Activities, 353
CHAPTER 12 Electronic Health Records, 355
The Evolution of the Electronic Health Record, 357
Government and Private Sector Intervention, 363
Advantages of and Barriers to Implementing an Electronic Health
Record, 366
Electronic Health Record Management, 368
Career Opportunities, 375
Chapter Activities, 378
CHAPTER 13 HIM Department Management, 380
Human Resources, 382
Organization Charts, 384
Health Information Management Department Workflow, 389
Department Planning, 393
Prioritization of Department Functions, 396
Evaluation of Department Operations and Services, 397
Department Policies and Procedures, 398
Health Information Personnel, 400
Employee Productivity, 403
Employee Evaluations, 406
Hiring Health Information Management Personnel, 409
Fair Employment Practices, 416
Department Equipment and Supplies, 417
Ergonomics, 420
Chapter Activities, 423
CHAPTER 14 Training and Development, 425
Orientation, 427
Training, 432
Inservice Education, 436
"Educating the Public, 436
"Continuing Education, 436
Communication, 439
Department Meetings, 442
Chapter Activities, 447
APPENDIX A Sample Paper Records, 450
APPENDIX B Sample Electronic Medical Record, 466
APPENDIX C Minimum Data Set, 472
APPENDIX D Using Microsoft Excel to Perform
Calculations, 486
GLOSSARY, 493



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Medical informatics, Medicine Information technology, Information resources management