Saving Keystrokes will help medical transcriptionists maximize their speed, productivity, and profits by effective use of software programs called abbreviation expanders, speedtyping software, and word completion software. Written by a medical transcriptionist, this one-of-a-kind reference shows how to create expanders and macros for use with this software. The book teaches easy-to-learn techniques for developing accurate expanders and expander lists for nearly everything a medical transcriptionist types. Included are specific expander techniques for capitalization, punctuation, symbols, headings, drugs, numbers, and phrases for handling predictable and not-so-predictable dictators and other chart details. Practice and test sections are integrated throughout the book.
Published in conjunction with the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), the Fourth Edition of Medical Records and the Law is once again the ideal text for programs in HIM as well as a valuable reference resource for health professionals and those in the legal profession. Providing a useful resource to those in the legal profession, it addresses the substantial changes brought about by HIPAA and the growth of electronic health record systems and electronic data networks, retaining and updating the discussion of state laws affecting the use and disclosure of health information. This book also discusses the highly complex interplay of federal and state health information privacy laws. The Fourth Edition addresses the challenging area of how patient information may be used in connection with medical research involving human subjects. Features: With the evolution in how health information is created, stored, retrieved, used, and transmitted, the need for protection has resulted in new and comprehensive regulation in the form of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and this book addresses its voluminous privacy, security, identifier, code set, and transactions regulations. Medical Records and the Law, Fourth Edition provides the tools health care providers and government agents need, at all levels, given the increased focus on accountability for the quality of health care. This book focuses on the reduction of errors and rapid access to electronic health records as an essential and fundamental part of successful quality improvement efforts.
The new edition of this worktext addresses such relevant issues as security and confidentiality, and covers numeric filing, alphabetic filing, cross-referencing, color coding, records control and computer assisted filing. Objectives, key terms and examples give students an understanding of medical filing procedures. Organized into seven units, including many examples, illustrations, "check your understanding" exercises, "check your knowledge" questions, application projects and a final exam. Completion time: 10-15 hours. (medical assisting, medical filing)
Hands-on practice helps students understand Electronic Health Record software! Written in a conversational, easy-to-understand style, DeVore's The Electronic Health Record for the Physician's Office offers a unique balance of theory and application. From the basics of EHR to practical implementation, this text covers how the electronic health record impacts the job responsibilities of the medical assistant. Each chapter includes exercises using Practice Partner EHR software, so students can practice concepts as they learn them. There's no better introduction to the how's and why's of using electronic health records!
- A work-text approach explains concepts and immediately lets students apply them with exercises using real-world Practice Partner software.
- Affective competencies are addressed with practical insights into skills such as professionalism and decision-making.
- Trends and Applications include real-life examples of how EHRs may be used to improve health care.
- Easing the Transition helps in handling issues related to the paper/electronic conversion.
- Security Checkpoints explore issues of EHR security relating to HIPAA and patient privacy.
- Critical thinking exercises include thought-provoking questions based on chapter content or brief scenarios.
- Key terms are listed at the beginning of each chapter, bolded and defined within the chapter, and also defined in the glossary.
- End of chapter summaries highlight the most important material.
- Review exercises let students assess their knowledge with true/false and matching questions, key terms review, and workplace applications.
ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS: UNDERSTANDING AND USING COMPUTERIZED MEDICAL RECORDS, 2/e is the complete "learn by doing" text for everyone who must use an electronic health records system, including doctors, nurses, medical assistants, physician assistants, and other medical office staff. It provides a thorough understanding of EHR tasks and functional benefits that is continuously reinforced by actual EHR experiences. Updated to reflect the latest EHR rules, regulations, and innovations, this new edition also contains 50% more hands-on guided and critical thinking exercises utilizing real EHR software. Improvements also include a full chapter on electronic orders and results; new workflow examples; shorter chapters that more easily accommodate 12-week courses; and a revised, clarified discussion of E&M billing codes.
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No other health information management book covers health care practice in such a wide variety of settings. From ambulatory care to long-term care, from dental practice to veterinary practice, from home health care to health care in correctional facilities, The second edition of Comparative Heath Information Management provides a comprehensive survey of current health information practice. Each chapter includes didactic aids as well as opportunities for more in-depth analysis of subject matter to enhance learning.
Based on extensive experience in the field, this book will introduce readers to the principles and practices of Health Information Management through understanding of Health Information Technology and its application today. Topics covered in the book are based on the core competencies defined by AHIMA as well as HIPAA regulations and JACHO recommendations. To prepare for twenty-first century healthcare occupations, the reader needs to understand the connectivity and applications that make up Health Information Systems of today. The book will provide readers with a thorough understanding of both the terminology of Health Information Technology and the practical use of Information Systems in actual medical facilities. Ample illustrations make it easy to visualize workflow scenarios and technical concepts. Photographs of healthcare providers using various HIT systems and medical devices make it easy to see the practical applicability in a medical office.
Your medical history journal will allow you to keep track of your medical records all in one place. It is sectioned into different areas so that you are organized. Sections for personal data, spouse's data, children's data, emergency information, insurance information (health & life), dental care, eye care, family medical history (mother, father, grandparents & siblings), vaccination records, laboratory results, height, weight, ENT records, symptoms, x-ray info, questions for doctors visits. This medical history journal is great for mothers, fathers, patients and caregivers.
This highly useful reference provides essential information that makes the task of transcribing medical reports easier and more efficient. Organized by the type of problem or issue transcriptionists are likely to encounter on the job - and written by an experienced, well-known medical transcriptionist - the format of this book is designed to significantly reduce "down time" spent researching information. It follows the AAMT style guidelines and provides quick access to facts related to anatomy, general medical terminology, and various medical specialties.
- Intuitive, problem-based organization presents information by type of problem or situation that transcriptionists are likely to encounter, for fast, efficient reference.
- A broad scope provides just the right amount of information for answers to the most common issues that most medical transcriptionists encounter.
- Authored by a well-known and respected professional, her expertise gives the reader confidence in the value, accuracy, and relevance of the material.
- Written to specifically reflect the AAMT style guidelines, for a direct tie-in with the accepted national standard.
- The best "first reach" book for time-saving and accuracy -it often provides the answer immediately, or otherwise directs the user to the next level search.
ESSENTIALS OF HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, Second Edition, is a comprehensive book that presents your first semester students with both theoretical and practical applications of health information management. The authors’ dynamic and unique approach to this topic targets those students who respond best to hands-on and visual learning.
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