Collecting patient demographic, administrative, financial, and clinical data in healthcare is important. Numerous organizations and regulatory agencies require the reporting of specific information on a regularly scheduled basis. There are several organizations that are required to report specific data, for example hospital (UHDDS), ambulatory services (UACDS), long-term care (MDS), and several others.
For this assignment you will use the Data Reporting [DOCX] template to reflect on the work you did in the Week 3 activity and write a two-page summary that briefly discusses what you learned about the following:
Provide a summary of what information each of the key patient medical record categories contain: patient demographic, socioeconomic, administrative, financial, and clinical data.
Explain the importance of ensuring the information entered into a medical record is correct and complete and meets data quality standards.
Identify two regulatory organizations that collect patient medical record information and how they use the data.
As a healthcare manager, it is important to understand the coding process and what different codes mean.
For this assignment, use Data Reporting [DOCX] to enter the following information in the provided table:
Define what each category below is and how it is used.
Identify three diagnosis codes for each category below.
This course requires the use of Strayer Writing Standards. For assistance and information, please refer to the Strayer Writing Standards link in the left-hand menu of your course. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:
Analyze the structure, content, and data required for accurately documented health records.
Analyze the importance of coding and classification systems in delivering healthcare. services, regulatory compliance, and reimbursement.