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BOOK: Health Information Management Technology: An Applied Approach, Fourth Edition
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Nanette B. Sayles, EdD, RHIA, CHPS, CCS, CPHIMS, FAHIMA Editor

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New edition coming in July 2016.
Product Code: AB103115
ISBN: 9781584265177

Health Information Management Technology: An Applied Approach creates a blueprint for success in the field, with particular emphasis on the movement toward the electronic health record (EHR). This fourth edition of the most widely used health information management technology textbook in the United States is updated to include current health information content and practices.

Written by distinguished leaders in the field, Health Information Management Technology: An Applied Approach guides students through two-year academic programs in preparation for the Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) certification exam and beyond. The material is targeted for associate-degree students in easy-to-understand language and uses approachable examples and scenarios.

Key Features

  • Introduces new professionals to hybrid records, EHR systems, and electronic document management systems
  • Highlights the financing and delivery of health services in the United States
  • Thorough explanation of information security program development and implementation
  • Real-world case studies
  • Extensive glossary
  • Prepares students for the RHIT certification exam
  • RHIT Exam Competency Mapping Tool
  • Online student workbook
  • Instructor materials include an instructor manual with workbook key, PowerPoint slides, content mappings, and EHR modules
  • Answer keys designated as "instructor material" are only provided to verified instructors employed at a school with an .edu address. No exceptions will be made

New to this edition

  • The future directions of the HIM profession
  • Meaningful use and breach notifications
  • Expansion of information security coverage
  • Updates on privacy based on federal regulations
  • Appendix on Ethical Standards for Clinical Documentation Improvement
  • New interior design incorporates two-color layout

About the Author

Nanette B. Sayles
, EdD, RHIA, CHPS, CCS, CPHIMS, FAHIMA, is an Associate Professor, Health Information Management Program at East Central College.

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