Today's Health Information Management: An Integrated Approach / Edition 1

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Overview


As technology, legislation, and industry practices continue to evolve rapidly, the health information management profession has become increasingly dynamic, complex, and essential. TODAY'S HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, Second Edition, helps you prepare for success in this high-demand field by mastering both the fundamental principles and cutting-edge practices that define modern HIM. The Second Edition includes revised and updated content reflecting the latest trends, technology, and industry best practices, including new material on HIPAA, e-HIM, information systems, data quality, informatics, and current CAHIIM standards and RHIT/RHIA certification exam requirements. This trusted text includes everything you need to succeed in one of today's fastest-growing and most rewarding professions.
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Reviewer: Felicia A. Barrett, MLS (University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford)
Description: This introduction to the field of health information management (HIM) provides detailed explanations of the world of electronic health records and the management of the data in these records.
Purpose: The book is intended as an introductory text for students in the health information administrator and the health information technician programs. It also serves as a general reference and research tool for professionals in healthcare. There is always a need for a book written in a user-friendly manner with a clear and concise format.
Audience: This type of book is necessary for any college or university library that teaches allied health students in the field of health information management. It is also a good introductory textbook for an allied health course on HIM. It may fill a need in a hospital library as a reference book on HIM on an elementary level. The appendix consists of samples of HIPAA Notices of Privacy Practices, which are required in all healthcare environments. The author is a lawyer and HIM professional.
Features: The 15 chapters are grouped into three major units: an introduction to health information management, clinical data management, and management issues. Other helpful features include a glossary, web site resources, sample HIPAA privacy notices, federal laws applicable to HIM, and selected HIPAA regulations which can be quite useful for many healthcare professionals. The author uses plenty of illustrations to explain the text. Mostly, the book is illustrated with flow charts and tables with few graphs. The purple color scheme used in the book is a bit overwhelming at times and at the beginning of many of the illustrations, the color is too dark to read the text easily.
Assessment: This book can be a useful introduction to the field of HIM. It is a comprehensive resource for any healthcare facility that needs to understand all the facets of an electronic health information system.
From The Critics
Reviewer: Felicia A. Barrett, MLS(University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford)
Description: This introduction to the field of health information management (HIM) provides detailed explanations of the world of electronic health records and the management of the data in these records.
Purpose: The book is intended as an introductory text for students in the health information administrator and the health information technician programs. It also serves as a general reference and research tool for professionals in healthcare. There is always a need for a book written in a user-friendly manner with a clear and concise format.
Audience: This type of book is necessary for any college or university library that teaches allied health students in the field of health information management. It is also a good introductory textbook for an allied health course on HIM. It may fill a need in a hospital library as a reference book on HIM on an elementary level. The appendix consists of samples of HIPAA Notices of Privacy Practices, which are required in all healthcare environments. The author is a lawyer and HIM professional.
Features: The 15 chapters are grouped into three major units: an introduction to health information management, clinical data management, and management issues. Other helpful features include a glossary, web site resources, sample HIPAA privacy notices, federal laws applicable to HIM, and selected HIPAA regulations which can be quite useful for many healthcare professionals. The author uses plenty of illustrations to explain the text. Mostly, the book is illustrated with flow charts and tables with few graphs. The purple color scheme used in the book is a bit overwhelming at times and at the beginning of many of the illustrations, the color is too dark to read the text easily.
Assessment: This book can be a useful introduction to the field of HIM. It is a comprehensive resource for any healthcare facility that needs to understand all the facets of an electronic health information system.
From the Publisher

:"…I would definitely adopt this text in its upcoming edition. It is the only way I can measure quality learning outcomes."

"…I think it provides a thorough overview of HIM for a four-year or two-year program."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781418001438
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 8/2/2007
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 504
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author


Dana C. McWay, J.D., RHIA, is both a lawyer and a health information management professional. Her wide-ranging perspective is informed by training and experience in both disciplines, service as a voting member of the Institutional Review Board at Washington University Medical School, and experience converting a paper-based record management system to an electronic system. McWay previously served as Chief Deputy Clerk of Court for the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, as well as director of medical records at a large teaching hospital and for-profit substance abuse facility. Admitted to practice in both Illinois and Missouri, McWay has served on several committees of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)--most recently the Professional Ethics Committee--and the Missouri Health Information Management Association, including the Legislative Committee. A respected author, she received a Triumph Award (Legacy Award) from AHIMA for her text LEGAL AND ETHICAL ASPECTS OF HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT. McWay currently serves as the Clerk of Court for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, and is one of three recipients of the Director's Award for Outstanding Leadership within the Federal Judiciary. She was also recently elected to the AHIMA Board of Directors.
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Table of Contents


Part I: INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT. 1. Health Care Delivery Systems. 2. The Health Information Management Profession.? 3. Legal Issues. 4. Ethical Standards. Part II: CLINICAL DATA MANAGEMENT. 5. Health Care Data Content and Structures. 6. Nomenclatures and Classification Systems.? 7. Quality Health Care Management.? 8. Health Statistics.? 9. Research. Part III: TECHNOLOGY. 10. Database Management. 11. Information Systems and Technology.? 12. Informatics. Part IV: MANAGEMENT. 13. Management Organization. 14. Human Resource Management.? 15. Financial Management. 16. Reimbursement Methodologies. Appendix A: Common HIM Abbreviations.? Appendix B: Web Resources. Appendix C: Sample HIPAA Notices of Privacy Practices. Appendix D: Selected Laws Affecting HIM. Appendix E: Selected HIPAA Regulations. Glossary. Index.
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