Being a Medical Records/Health Information Clerk / Edition 3

Being a Medical Records/Health Information Clerk / Edition 3

by Kathryn McMiller RHIT, RHIA, Kay Cox-Stevens
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0131126717

ISBN-13: 9780131126718

Pub. Date: 05/13/2003

Publisher: Pearson

Unlike other available books on medical records—which focus on management of HIM departments—this one is especially designed for entry-level health information/medical record clerks. It orients learners to the essential step-by-step procedures for being a medical records clerk—from the importance of confidentiality to

Overview

Unlike other available books on medical records—which focus on management of HIM departments—this one is especially designed for entry-level health information/medical record clerks. It orients learners to the essential step-by-step procedures for being a medical records clerk—from the importance of confidentiality to filing. KEY TOPICS Specific chapter topics cover the health information management department, number and filing methods, processing medical records, assembly and analysis of the medical record, physician incomplete area, confidentiality and release of information, and other medical record clerk functions. For directors, managers/supervisors of HIM departments in hospitals, physicians offices, and outpatient clinics; and also for use in hospitals, and for anyone maintaining medical records.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131126718
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
05/13/2003
Series:
Prentice Hall Health Medical Clerical SE
Edition description:
Subsequent
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
872,281
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1. Being a Medical Records/Health Information Clerk.

2. The Health Information Management Department.

3. Number and Filing Methods.

4. Processing Medical Records.

5. Assembly of the Medical Record.

6. Analysis of the Record.

7. Physician Incomplete Area.

8. Confidentiality and Release of Information.

9. Other Medical Record Clerk Functions.

Bibliography.

Index.

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