Comparative Health Information Management

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Author : Ann Peden


672 Pages  Paperback 

4th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2012, 2005, 1998

©2017, Published


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COMPARATIVE HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, 4e immerses students in the growing field of HIM and its many career paths. Chapters explore traditional and clinical settings, including hospitals, ambulatory clinics and medical offices, veterinary practices, home health, long-term care, and correctional ... more


Essential Topics: Chapters analyze the key HIM practices at work in professional settings today, including must-know accreditation, licensure, and regulatory issues, as well as discussions on new areas of practice such as professional consulting.

Technological Impacts: Coverage of electronic health... more

New to this Edition

Illuminating Features: Designed to give students an inside look at health care specialties in a variety of settings, these “Professional Spotlight” vignettes highlight real professionals and their experiences in health information management roles.

Purpose-Driven Opportunities: This new chapter on ... more