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HC265 Chapter 7

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What is the terminolgy to describe Ambulatory Care Services are measured in Encounters or Visits
A patient who visited a clinic saw two physicians and had an x-ray and a blood test. This patient can be said to have had _____ visits and _____ encounters? One Visit and Four Encounters
The extracorporeal elimination of waste products from bodily fluids (e.g., blood) is most likely to be performed at what kind of facility? Dialysis Center
The prioritization of patients presenting for treatment in an emergency department is determined by? Triage
Triage is generally performed by a(n)? Triage Nurse
In a large physician group practice, appointment scheduling is usually handled by a? Receptionist
In an open access physician practice, patients do not need? An appointment
Ambulatory care accreditation is offered by JCAHO and what other organization? AAAHC
What type of stand-alone facility has an average length of stay of over 30 days? Long Term Care facility
The MDS is one component of a series of data collections called the RAI, which is used in what type of facility? Long Term Care facility
CMAT is a tool used by CMS for PPS in what health care area? Behavioral Health
Physical medicine and rehabilitation therapy occurs under the direction of a? Physiatrist
AAAHC Accrediting agency unique to ambulatory care Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care
Operation performed on an outpatient basis Ambulatory surgery
CARF Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities , accrediting agency for rehabilitation
CHAP Community Health Accreditation Program
JCAHO Joint Commission Accredidation Health Organizations
A facility-based ambulatory care department that provides general or specialized services such as those provided in a physician’s office Clinic
Minimum data set for emergency services DEEDS Data Elements for Emergency Department Systems
Extracorporeal elimination of waste products from bodily fluids (e.g., blood Dialysis
Multiple physicians who share facilities and resources and may also cooperate in rendering patient care Group Practice
Services rendered in the patient’s residence Home Health care
Palliative health care services rendered to the terminally ill, their families, and their friends Hospice
Physical location of the specialists who analyze body fluids Laboratory
NCIPC National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
Health care services that are intended to soothe, comfort, or reduce symptoms but are not intended to cure Pallitive Care
Ambulatory care setting in which the physician is the primary health care provider Physician’s office
The study of x-rays Radiology
In emergency services, the system of prioritizing patients by severity of illness Triage
UACDS Uniform Ambulatory Care Data Set, mandated minimum data set for ambulatory care patients
Process of evaluating medical interventions against established criteria, based on the patient’s known or tentative diagnosis Utilization Review