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Read the progress report and identify and define at least 8 Medical terms. (Do not include medications.) Keep in mind that some terms have adjectives in front of them and may not come up in the medical dictionary, so you will want to omit the adjective in some cases. The headings have been included to help guide you through the report. If you need additional lines, please add them as you see fit. Progress Report: The patient is a 38 year old woman who gave birth 10 weeks ago. This past week ...
Weegy: urinary tract infection (UTI) - (also known as acute cystitis or bladder infection) is an infection that affects part of the urinary tract. ESWL - Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) is a non-invasive treatment of kidney stones (urinary [ calculosis) and biliary calculi (stones in the gallbladder or in the liver) using an acoustic pulse. ureteral stone - . Ureteral stone is a kidney stone that has left the kidney and moved down into the ureter. ] (More)
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Healthcare Reform has an impact on the delivery of healthcare and the role of the HIM professional. Research the web to find literature (articles) on the most recent initiatives, such as HIPAA, ARRA and HITECH.
Weegy: It is the responsibility of every healthcare worker to respect patients? rights, making sure that he or she does not violate the privacy of patient information. It is also the law. [ [ [ Very soon, if you aren?t already, you will likely be receiving special training related to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and its effect on patient communication. It is to your advantage to understand what HIPAA means about how you do your job. Some of the rules affecting healthcare communication are about to change. Starting in 2002, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, commonly known as HIPAA, will take effect. Enacted in 1996 as the Kassenbaum-Kennedy Act, its provisions affect billing, medical records, patient privacy, and the electronic transmission of medical data. Healthcare professionals need to be ready for the changes it will bring about. Once HIPAA is fully implemented, healthcare organizations will need to inform patients about their rights. Throughout this process, it is likely that there will be media attention about how HIPAA affects patients and providers alike. Your understanding of the law is important both to ensure your patients realize the benefits the law provides and to help you organization meet the new requirements. Failure to comply with the provisions will be costly, says L. William Katz, DMA, CMC, president of Katz & Associates. If a healthcare worker knowingly violates the regulations, there can be both criminal and civil penalties. Mistakes that are embarrassing now, says Katz, will be expensive under the new law. The regulations under HIPAA are extensive and complex. Here is a brief overview of some of the major provisions regarding privacy of patient information and how they affect you. To learn more about how HIPAA applies to you, contact the privacy officer where you work. ] ] ] User: Create an organizational chart outlining the various leadership roles of the modern ... (More)
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Medicare and Medicaid are two of the most well known government-sponsored programs. Discuss the impact of Medicare and Medicaid on the modern healthcare delivery system, universal healthcare, the health of the overall US population, and the role of the HIM professional
Weegy: Known as Medicaid and Medicare, eligibility requirements for each program differ. [ The Social Security Administration office of each state is charged with ... ] [ ] (More)
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