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.
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Being A Being A Medical Records / Health Information Clerk is a comprehensive reference for anyone interested in health information management. The Third Edition has been revised and updated to include the latest information, while retaining its emphasis on the principles of working in a Health Information Management department. It lays a complete foundation of the skills necessary for all medical records clerks.
Kathryn McMiller, RHIA, is an independent Health Information Management consultant based in Southern California. She has over 24 years experience in HIM, the last eight years as a consultant specializing in interim HIM department assessments and interim management and computer system installation project management. Kathryn has worked in hospitals ranging in size from 110 to 1,000 beds in various parts of the country.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 3. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0131126717
Book Description Pearson, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110131126717