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BASIC ALLIED HEALTH STATISTICS AND ANALYSIS, 4th Edition is the comprehensive resource for future health care professionals in a variety of Health Information Management careers. Designed to explain common statistical computations and their practical uses in health care settings, the book's hands-on approach requires students to think through problems and then apply the proper method of statistical analysis. Topics explore the current health care industry, basic math and statistical computations, vital statistics and mortality rates, census and occupancy rates, and more, all in accordance with CAHIIM curriculum standards and competencies. Chapter learning features include examples, tables and figures, and even a separate column for note-taking, along with a brand new chapter on the fundamentals of research. Plenty of case studies and self-assessment opportunities keep students engaged in the material, while ensuring a practical and discerning knowledge of key data and statistical concepts.
The book contains black-and-white illustrations.
"I will never use another book besides the Koch book - it is excellent." - Cindy Fickenscher, MBA, RHIA, Program Director/Instructor, Health Information Technology Program, Gateway Technical College
1. Statistical Terminology and Health Care Data. 2. Health Care Overview and Patient Data Collection. 3. Mathematical Review. 4. Census. 5. Percent of Occupancy. 6. Length of Stay and Discharge Days. 7. Hospital Mortality Rates. 8. Obstetrical-Related Rates. 9. Autopsy Rates. 10. Miscellaneous Rates. 11. Vital Statistics Data and Rates. 12. Frequency Distribution. 13. Measures of Central Tendency and Variation. 14. Data Presentation. 15. Fundamentals of Research Appendix I: Glossary. Appendix II: Formulae. Appendix III: Abbreviations. Appendix IV: Answers to the Self-Tests & Chapter Tests. Appendix V: Quick-Reference Service Classification Categories.