Health Information Technology, 3rd Edition
Nadinia A. Davis, MBA, RHIA, CHDA, CCA, FAHIMA, and Melissa LaCour, RHIA
A clear, visual approach makes it easy to learn health information managementTable of Contents
New to This Edition
This book is designed to meet the needs of students at the beginning of their course of study in health information technology – both as a work-based task-oriented function and as a part of a larger profession of health information management. Individuals who wish to acquire basic knowledge of health information technology and how it fits into the health care arena will find this text useful.
- Workbook exercises in the book help you review and apply key concepts immediately after you’ve studied the core topics.
- Clear writing style and easy reading level makes reading and studying more time-efficient.
- Chapter learning objectives help you prepare for the credentialing exam by corresponding to the American Health Information Management Association's (AHIMA) domains and subdomains of the Health Information Technology (HIT) curriculum.
- A separate Confidentiality and Compliance chapter covers HIPAA privacy regulations.
- Job descriptions in every chapter offer a broad view of the field and show career options following graduation and certification.
- Student resources on the Evolve companion website include sample paper forms and provide an interactive learning environment.
- Workbook exercises are incorporated into the text to keep the core content and review material close together.
- Material on statistics have been broken out into a new, separate chapter to give new students a better foundation for learning.
- New Special Health Records chapter includes information on accreditation and major Health Information Management (HIM) issues.
- Includes a computer-based health systems chapter to address how HIM is moving to an increasingly electronic environment.
- A new Confidentiality and Compliance chapter covers HIPAA Privacy regulations.
By Nadinia A. Davis, MBA, RHIA, CHDA, CCA, FAHIMA, Program Coordinator, Health Information Management, Delaware Technical Community College, Wilmington, Delaware and Melissa LaCour, RHIA, Program Director, Health Information Technology, Delgado Community College, New Orleans, LA