Documentation for Ambulatory Care by AHIMA

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Published by American Health Information Management Association .

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  • Medical History & Records,
  • Medical / Practice Management & Reimbursement,
  • Practice Management & Reimbursement,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing

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Number of Pages260
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Open LibraryOL12312330M
ISBN 101584260440
ISBN 109781584260448

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AHIMA's Ambulatory Care Section gathered seven of the nation's experts on ambulatory care to provide critical guidance on correct documentation in light of regulatory changes and to help you prepare for upcoming accreditation surveys.

In this newly revised edition of the text, you'll get the latest information on documentation and coding. Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: American Health Information Management Association. Ambulatory Care Section. ISBN:   Survey Instruments. Notices for NAMCS and NHAMCS Public Use Data File Users.

Survey Methods and Analytic Guidelines. Datasets, Questionnaires and Related Documentation. NAMCS and NHAMCS Data Available in the NCHS Research Data Center.

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SAS Value. OCLC Number: Description: x, pages. Series Title: Clinical data management. Responsibility: by the Ambulatory Care Section of the American Health. AHIMA's Ambulatory Care Section gathers seven of the nation's experts on ambulatory care to provide critical guidance on correct documentation in light of regulatory changes and to help you prepare for upcoming accreditation surveys.

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Outpatient Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI): An Introduction MA paid under Medicare Part C and the impact of quality of care measures, out-patient payment represents a larger piece of overall hospital revenue.

From throughfor example, outpatient services per beneficiary grew 34% andFile Size: KB. Documentation in the medical record facilitates the diagnosis and treatment of patients.

Few studies have assessed the quality of outpatient medical record documentation, and to the authors' knowledge, none has conclusively determined the correlates of chart documentation.

We therefore undertook the present study to measure the rates of Cited by: Set outlines what data should be documented in facilities where ambulatory care is deliv-ered.

Data sets are discussed in chapter 5. Content of Hospital Acute Care Records This section describes the basic content of health records maintained by acute care hospi-tals.

(See table for a summary of the basic components of an acute care health File Size: 4MB. Thoroughly updated for its Second Edition, this comprehensive reference provides clear, practical guidelines on documenting patient care in all nursing practice settings, the leading clinical specialties, and current documentation systems.

This edition features greatly expanded coverage of computerized charting and electronic medical records (EMRs), complete guidelines for Reviews: 1. For almost 45 Documentation for Ambulatory Care book, we've helped Ambulatory Care organizations meet and exceed rigorous performance standards for improved patient safety and enhanced quality outcomes.

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Ambulatory Care is a comprehensive compilation of guidelines (evidence-based authorization guidelines and referral management guidelines) for established and emerging procedures and technologies used primarily in ambulatory or outpatient settings.

carried out in the ambulatory setting is unique (see Table 1). For exam-ple, documentation of care in ambulatory care nursing builds on each encounter and is longitudinal, while acute care is built on that admis-sion.

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Ambulatory care can be a misleading term, as it actually encompasses a wide range of care and services. By definition, ambulatory care is any same-day medical procedure performed in an outpatient setting. This refers to any medical service that is not performed in a hospital or facility that requires admission.

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Introduction. The transition to using an electronic medical record (EMR) in primary care offices can be quite difficult.

In fact, several studies have shown that EMR adoption contributes to increased cognitive load, stress, burn out, and job dissatisfaction in primary care providers. 1, 2, 3 In this paper we share the findings of a project aimed at identifying best practices for primary Author: Mark Pierce, Tammy Toscos.

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Documentation of these ambulatory patient record elements may enhance patient care: The presence or absence of tobacco use is documented in a consistent place. A current summary of when major disease screening tests were last performed is documented in a specific and.Principles Of Documentation In Health Care Settings.

Documentation plays a critical role in communicating to third-party payers the need for evaluation and treatment services (medical necessity) and why those services require the skill of the speech-language pathologist (SLP).

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