Busy. Please wait.
Log in using Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

medical records

chapter 2

abstracting collection of data from the medical record for statistical and planning purpose.
analysis reviewing the medical record to determine that all required documentation is present including signatures and reports
cancer registry a database of patients diagnose with cancer
coding assigning of numbers to diagnose and/or procedures using the current edition of a coding or classifiation system such as the international classification of diseases or current procedural
deficiency slip a document that identifies deficiencies in documentation
healthcare provider an individual of facility, such as hospital, that provides healthcare to patient.
JACHO joint commission on the accreditation of healthcare organization.
litigation lawsuit
medical record number a unique number assigned to a medical records to identify it.
medical transcription interpretation and typing of reports dictated by physician and other healthcare personnel.
medicare federal insurance for patients over 65 or for the disabled.
performance improvment evaluating the overall performance of a healthcare facility, from the environment to patient care, with the purpose of continuous improvement.
periodical a magazine or journals published at specified periods, for example, weekly or monthly.
physician incomplete area area of health information management department where physician come to work on incomplete records.
physician progress note handwritten or typed entries made by the physician regarding the patients progress during hospitalization or other treatment
risk management addressing the risk to witch patients, visitors, hospital staff, medical staff, vendors and others are exposed.
third party a person or entity, such as an insurance company, other than the healthcare facility of patient.
Created by: Smileyjelly



Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards