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Calculating and Reporting Healthcare Statistics, 3rd Edition
Loretta A. Horton, MEd, RHIA
Softcover: 315+ pages + bonus CD-ROM
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This workbook is designed specifically for those who need to learn how to calculate basic healthcare rates and percentages such as mortality rates, length of stay, percentage of occupancy, and more.
Readers who use this workbook will gain all the skills needed to perform healthcare-related calculations for correct reporting.
Calculating & Reporting Healthcare Statistics makes a handy and practical reference for HIM practitioners. Topics fully covered include:
- Introduction to Health Statistics
- Mathematics Review
- Patient Census Data
- Percentage of Occupancy
- Length of Stay
- Death (Mortality) Rates
- Hospital Autopsies and Autopsy Rates
- Morbidity and Other Miscellaneous Rates
- Statistics Computed within the Health Information Management Department
- Descriptive Statistics in Healthcare
- Presentation of Data
- Inferential Statistics in Healthcare
- Basic Research Principles
- Glossary of Healthcare Services and Statistical Terms
It is also a great resource for allied health students and a practical reference for the working professional. The new second edition includes:
- New chapter on descriptive statistics
- New chapter on inferential statistics
- New exercises that cover a range of healthcare settings
- New CD with spreadsheet data sets that correlate to chapter content
This new workbook replaces AHIMA’s classic workbook on healthcare statistics, Basic Healthcare Statistics for Health Information Management Professionals.
Loretta A. Horton, MEd, RHIA, is a highly respected author with a long history in health information management and healthcare statistics. She is currently coordinator of the health information technology program at Hutchinson Community College in Hutchinson, KS. She has consulted in a variety of healthcare settings and is active in AHIMA.
The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) is the community of professionals engaged in health information management, providing support to members and strengthening the industry and profession. A world in which the public values the contribution of health information management professionals and the American Health Information Management Association, in the advancement of health through quality information: 1) Provides career, professional development and practice resources; Sets standards for education and certification; and, Advocates public policy that advances HIM practice. AHIMA fosters the professional development of coding professionals through advocacy, education, certification, and lifelong learning opportunities.
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