Author: Kathy Giannangelo
Publisher: Amer Health Information Management
Move confidently into the future of healthcare with a clear understanding of new technology and the growing field of health informatics! The following classifications, code sets, and terminologies are discussed: ICD, CPT, NDC, CDT, MEDCIN, DSM, HCPCS, SNOMED, and LOINC. Drug terminology systems, terminologies used in nursing practice, specialty international classifications, and other emerging vocabulary, terminology, and classification systems are included.This book covers multiple terminologies, vocabularies, code sets, and classification systems. It clearly explains key systems to prepare you for the adoption of the electronic health record (EHR). Discover how the various data sets can be created, accessed, combined, manipulted, and shared.Develop and understanding of the components making up the infrastructure of electronic health records, how standard diagnosis and procedure code sets interact with emerging code sets and data standards, how new terminologies, vocabularies, and classifications systems work together with HIPAA standard code sets in the identification and organization of clinical data.