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Chapters 10,11,14

Established Patient Patient previously seen in the office
Intermittent Coming and going at different times
Matrix A base on which to build (Blocking out times the MD will not be available)
No-Show A patient who fails to keep a scheduled appointment without calling first
Alphabetical Filing System that arranged names or topics according to letters in the alphabet
Chronological Order Arranged in according to time
Continuity of Care Care that continues from one MD to another without a break
Direct Filing System A filing system where files can be found without looking in an intermidiary source of reference
Numeric Filing Filing by numbers
Objective Information Information that is gathered by watching/observing a patient.
OUT guide a heavy guide used to replace a folder that was removed
Power of Attorney Legal paper allowing one to act as the attorney or agent for someone else
Provisional Diagnosis A temporary diagnosis made before all test results are in
Quality Control Activities to make sure adequate quality in products and procedures
Retention Schedule Plan for keeping medical records and their being moved from active to inactive
Shingling Method of filing wherin report is laid on top of the older report resembling the shingles of the roof
Inpatient a patient that will be admitted to the hospital
Outpatient A patient that will be seen at the hospital but not admitted as inpatient
Demographic Statistical information of human population (age, income) used to identify different markets
Mnemonic A device such as a sentence or rhyme used as a memory aid
SOAP Subjective, Objective, Assessment, Plan
Hx History
FHx Family History
Pt. Patient
N/S No-Show
C&C Called and Cancelled
F/U Follow-Up
Audit a formal examination of accounts, finances, or systems
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