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  • Current Challenges And Current Issues In Health Information Technology

    Introduction Health Information Technology has been a steady growing field for the last five to seven years; especially since the implementation of the HITECH Act and new reforms of the PPACA. Many public and private organizations are utilizing information technology more and more every day to communicate with institutions and organizations in dealings with patients. With the new implementation of the electronic health records many organizations need to be able to serve as the backbone for the…

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  • Access Family Care Research Paper

    patient record is created. From here, a patient is scheduled into these systems and seen by a chosen provider. Once seen, the physicians enter a diagnosis and procedures into the health record. When this diagnosis and/ or procedure is entered, an ICD-9, ICD-10, and/ or CPT code is assigned automatically. It is up to the providers to ensure the most specific diagnosis is chosen for accurate…

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  • PTSD Argumentative Essay

    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (referred as PTSD, ICD-10), also known as Posttraumatic Stress Disorder(DSM-5) or post-traumatic stress reaction, is widely found as symptoms in military soldiers and veterans who have war experience. In recent years, it has been found in not only veterans but also many victims survived the natural disaster and physical assault. However, victims of personal assault have not realized the crucial side effect of PTSD and thereby ignoring the importance in medical and…

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  • Appendectomy Case Studies

    No h/o back injuries. Surgical h/o includes, appendectomy at age 10. Hospitalization for broken leg treated with traction at age 8. Immunization: Up to date Fam Hx: Parents are diseased, mother died at age 51 from a brain tumor and father died at age 53 from leukemia. He has one brother, he is in good health. Soc Hx:…

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  • ICD-9: A Case Study

    processes that they have to go through from start to finish making sure that the hospital and doctors get paid in a timely manner and about the changes that have occurred in regards to how the codes are set up. They no longer use the ICD-9 for CPT they have went to ICD-10 because it is a much easier process that catches errors more accurately. This is done electronically and goes directly to the provider so that their portion…

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  • Dsm-5 Classification

    of mental illnesses because each mental disorder is categorized differently, leading patients to receive different diagnoses. Two widely enacted systems for classifying mental disorders are Chapter V of the International Classification of Disease (ICD-10) produced by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) produced by the American Psychiatric Association. These systems compile different categories of disorders that share similar…

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  • Sudden Cardiac Death Case Study Essay

    Introduction Sudden cardiac death (SCD) is a world wide health problem resulting in one-fifth of unexpected deaths in the western world. Ventricular fibrillation (VF) is one of the life-threatening arrhythmias contributing to the increasing number of individuals needing urgent medical assistance (Wellens, Gorgels & Munter, 2013). The following case study will explore a complex critically ill patient who has suffered from a ventricular tachycardia (VT) and VF due to dilated left ventricle (LV)…

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  • Latex Allergy Essay

    Overview Latex Allergy is a rare allergic reaction that affects a miniscule population of the United States. A latex allergy is usually a response by the immune system to either a protein in latex, or the latex itself. There are three types of latex allergies – two of which are non-life-threatening, and one that is. Definition and Facts Natural latex, usually referred to as rubber latex, is a tree-derived, natural rubber substance from the hevea brasiliensis from the Eurphorbiaceae family.…

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  • Smart Goals For This Department Essay

    smart goals in their organization. That is to say they set goals that are specific, measurable, achievable, realistic and timely. For example, the implementing of the International Classification of Diseases ninth revision, Clinical Modification(ICD-9-CM) in 1979 and the inpatient prospective payment system accomplished by the His department in 1983, you will see that all these are smart goals because they motivate both the employees and the management as they give direction as to…

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  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of Medical Billing

    What is the core of your practice? Is it helping patients or is it billing insurance companies? A medical practice is a for-profit business. But, it is a business that should be focused on helping patients, not on chasing down claims that are not being paid by the insurance company. Using outside medical billing services, instead of doing it in-house, is one way to get back to the business of treating patients. The Reality of Doing Medical Billing In-House Most medical practices have one,…

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