Health Information, 5th Edition
Help students uncover the latest information they need to know when entering the growing health information management job market with Health Information: Management of a Strategic Resource, 5th Edition. Following the AHIMA standards for education for both two-year HIT programs and four-year HIA programs, this new edition boasts dynamic, state-of-the-art coverage of health information management, the deployment of information technology, and the role of the HIM professional in the development of the electronic health record. Expanded content on data analytics, meaningful use, and public health informatics content, plus a handy companion website, make it even easier for students to learn to manage and use healthcare data.
- Did You Know? boxes highlight interesting facts to enhance learning.
- Self-assessment quizzes test your learning and retention, with answers available on the companion Evolve website.
- Learning features include a chapter outline, key words, common abbreviations, and learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter, and references at the end.
- Diverse examples of healthcare deliveries, like long-term care, public health, home health care, and ambulatory care, prepare you to work in a variety of settings.
- Interactive student exercises on Evolve, including a study guide and flash cards that can be used on smart phones.
- Coverage of health information infrastructure and systems provides the foundational knowledge needed to effectively manage healthcare information.
- Applied approach to Health Information Management and Health Informatics gives you problem-solving opportunities to develop proficiency.
- EXPANDED! Data analytics, meaningful use, and public health informatics content prepares HIM professionals for new job responsibilities in order to meet today’s, and tomorrow’s, workforce needs.
- EXPANDED! Emphasis on the electronic health care record educates you in methods of data collection, governance, and use.
- NEW! Chapter on data access and retention provides examples of the paper health record and its transition to the EHR.
- NEW! Focus on future trends, including specialty certifications offered by the AHIMA, the American Medical Informatics Associations (AMIA), and the Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS), explains the vast number of job opportunities and expanded career path awaiting you.
Section 1: Foundations of Health Information Management 1. Health Care Systems 2. The Health Informatics and Information Management Profession Section 2: Health Care Data and Information Systems 3. Health Information Infrastructure and Systems 4. Health Data Concepts 5. NEW! Data Access and Retention 6. Electronic Health Record Systems Section 3: Health Care Informatics 7. Classification Systems, Clinical Vocabularies, and Terminology 8. Technology, Applications, and Security 9. Information Systems Life Cycle and Project Management Section 4: Data Management and Use 10. Statistics and Data Presentation 11. Research and Epidemiology 12. Performance Management and Patient Safety 13. Data Reporting, Interpretation, and Use 14. Public Health Informatics 15. Privacy and Health Law Section 5: Management 16. Human Resource Management 17. Operational Management 18. Revenue Cycle and Financial Management
Mervat Abdelhak, PhD, RHIA, FAHIMA, Department Chair and Associate Professor, Health Information Management, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA and Mary Alice Hanken, PhD, CHPS, RHIA, Independent Consultant; Senior Lecturer, Health Information Administration Program,School o fPublic Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA