Fred, a 25-year-old man, came into the ED guarding his right side. The doctor palpates his abdomen and notices the maximal tenderness is at McBurney’s point. Fred told Dr. Marcus that the pain started around his navel then moved to his lower right side. Shortly after the pain intensified, he started vomiting. His temperature is 101°F. Based on his most likely diagnosis, what other tests could the doctor order that have a high predictive value? What would you expect the result to be on a patient with this condition?
1. What influence do state and federal law and accrediting and licensing bodies have on the type of electronic health record system technology that is adopted by a healthcare provider organization? Do you think this is appropriate? Why or why not? 2. Applying what an individual knows about electronic data of any kind, what should healthcare providers consider putting into place to protect health record data to ensure that the health record integrity remains intact as well as the health record data is available so that the patient can be treated? Is there a “one size fits all” implementation? Or, […]
Identify the organizations that accredit or certify each of the following types of facilities. 1. Acute care hospitals 7. Home Health agencies 2. Ambulatory care/physician offices 8. Hospice agencies 3. Ambulatory surgery facilities 9. Obstetric/gynecologic care settings 4. Long-term care facilities 5. Behavioral health care facilities 6. Rehabilitation hospitals
As a HIT consultant Compare and Contrast the elements and time frame of each component found in each of the different types of records listed below. List what they have in common and documentation this is unique to the record type. Inpatient Health (Acute) Records Out Patient Records Long-Term Care Records Rehabilitation Records Behavior Health Records Inpatient Health (Acute) Records Out Patient Records Long-Term Care Records Rehabilitation Records Behavior Health Records
What organization or government agency maintains the following ? 1) Uniform ambulatory care data set ( UACDS) 2) Joint commission ORYX initiative 3) National cancer data base (NCDB) 4) Unifrom hospital discharge data set ( UHDDS) 5) uniform clinical data set (UCDS)
Distinguish between primary and secondary data and between patient-identifiable and aggregate data Identify the internal and external users of secondary data Compare the facility-specific indexes commonly found in hospitals Describe the registries used in hospitals according to purpose, methods of case definition and case finding, data collection methods, reporting and follow-up, and pertinent laws and regulations affecting registry operations Describe AHIMA’s data quality model and explain its elements Identify the role of the health information management professional in creating and maintaining secondary records
Many interventions studies have shown that mosquito nets treated with insecticide can reduce the morbidity and mortality from malaria in young children in Africa. However, Abdulla et al. (2001) were interested in whether countries that have implemented programs to supply these treated nets to communities with a high prevalence of malaria have seen the benefits highlighted by the intervention studies. In 1977 investigators carried out a cross-sectional study of children less than 2 years of age in 18 villages in Tanzania at the beginning of a marketing campaign to promote the use of treated nets. They collected data on net […]