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Essentials of Health Information Management: Principles and Practices / Edition 1

Essentials of Health Information Management: Principles and Practices / Edition 1

by Michelle A. Green, Mary Jo Bowie


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ESSENTIALS OF HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, Second Edition is the ideal book for first-semester students but can also be a useful resource for various health care organizations and medical offices. ESSENTIALS OF HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENTis a comprehensive book that presents readers with both theoretical and practical applications of health information management. The authors' dynamic and unique approach to this topic is especially helpful to readers who respond to hands-on and visual learning.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780766845022
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 08/13/2004
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 8.54(w) x 10.84(h) x 0.62(d)

About the Author

Michelle Green has been a SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Health Information Technology Department at Mohawk Valley Community College in Utica, New York, since 2017. She also serves as an adjunct faculty member for the Health Information Management Department at Mount Wachusett Community College in Gardner, Massachusetts. Ms. Green held the position of SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Physical and Life Sciences Department at the State University of New York, College of Technology for more than 30 years. An active member of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) and American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), Ms. Green has been recognized both for her excellence in teaching and for her significant contributions to the health information management profession. She has earned numerous awards, including the State University of New York Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, Alfred State College's Alumni Association Teacher of the Year, Who's Who Among America's Teachers, and AHIMA's FORE Triumph Educator Award. Ms. Green is a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), a Fellow of the American Health Information Management Association (FAHIMA), and a Certified Procedural Coder (CPC). She earned an M.P.S. degree from Alfred University and a B.S. from Daemen College. Ms. Green has authored three successful textbooks related to coding, revenue management, and health information management.

Mary Jo Bowie, MS, BS, AAS, RHIA, RHIT, is director of the Health Information Management and Medical Coding program at Mount Wachusett Community College in Gardner, Massachusetts, and owner of Health Information Professional Services in Binghamton, New York. Widely respected in the field, Ms. Bowie has consulted with health facilities for more than 30 years, has conducted national training seminars on coding and health information management topics and regularly speaks at regional and national professional events. In addition to creating content for Cengage, Ms. Bowie develops instructional content for ICD-10-CM/PCS, CPT/HCPCS and Health Data courses and teaches a variety of Health Information Technology courses. She is a registered Health Information Administrator, Accredited Health Information Technician, an AHIMA ICD-10-CM/PCS-approved trainer and an active member of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Her education credentials include Associate of Arts, Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees.

Table of Contents

Preface. 1. Health Care Delivery Systems. History of Medicine and Health Care Delivery. Continuum of Care. Health Care Facility Ownership. Health Care Facility Organizational Structure. Licensure, Regulation, and Accreditation. 2. Health Information Management Professionals. Careers. Professional Practice Experience. Join Your Professional Association. 3. Health Care Settings. Acute Care Facilities (Hospitals). Ambulatory and Outpatient Care. Behavioral Health Care Facilities. Home Care and Hospice. Long-Term Care. Managed Care. Federal, State, and Local Health Care. 4. The Patient Record: Hospital, Physician Office, and Alternate Care Settings. Definition and Purpose of the Patient Record. Provider Documentation Responsibilities. Development of the Patient Record. Patient Record Formats. Archived Records. Patient Record Completion Responsibilities. 5. Electronic Health Records. Evolution of Electronic Health Records. Electronic Health Record Systems. Regional Health Information Organizations. Impact of the American Recovery Reinvestment Act, Public Law 111-5. Components of Electronic Health Record Systems Used in Health Care. 6. Content of the Patient Record: Inpatient, Outpatient, and Physician Office. General Documentation Issues. Hospital Inpatient Record-Administrative Data. Hospital Inpatient Record-Clinical Data. Hospital Outpatient Record. Physician Office Record. Forms Control and Design. 7. Numbering Filing Systems and Record Storage & Circulation. Numbering Systems. Filing Systems. Filing Equipment. File Folders. Filing Controls. Loose Filing. Circulation Systems. Security of Health Information. 8. Indexes, Registers, and Health Data Collection. Indexes. Registers and Registries. Case Abstracting. Health Data Collection. 9. Legal Aspects of Health Information Management. Legal and Regulatory Terms. Maintaining the Patient Record in the Normal Course of Business. Confidentiality of Information and HIPAA Privacy and Security Provisions. Legislation that Impacts Health Information Management. Release of Protected Health Information. 10. Coding and Reimbursement. Nomenclatures and Classification Systems. Third-party Payers. Health Care Reimbursement Systems. Glossary. Bibliography. Index.

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