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CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician HIT-001 Cert Guide, 1st edition

  • Joy Dark
  • Jean Andrews

Published by Pearson IT Certification (June 25th 2012) - Copyright © 2012

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CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician HIT-001 Cert Guide

ISBN-13: 9780132962193

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Table of contents

Introduction xxxix

Chapter 1 Introducing Healthcare IT 2

    The Importance of the HITECH Act 3

    Getting to Know Healthcare 5

        Types of Healthcare Facilities 6

        Focus on Hospitals 7

        Departments in the Hospital 8

        Patient Flow Through a Hospital Stay 9

        Inpatient Admittance 9

        Outpatient Admittance 11

        Emergency Department Patient 12

    The Goals of Healthcare IT 15

        Why Have IT in Healthcare? 15

        Prepare for a Career in Healthcare IT 16

    Chapter Summary 19

        The Importance of the HITECH Act 19

        Getting to Know Healthcare 19

        Goals of Healthcare IT 20

    Key Terms 20

    Acronym Drill 21

    Review Questions 22

    Practical Application 23

Chapter 2 Introducing Data Flow in HIT 24

    Learning Support Flow 25

    Getting to Know Information Systems 27

    Getting to Know HIS 28

        Functions of an HIS 29

    Getting to Know the Interface 33

        The Message 34

        The Message Path 36

    Following the Data Flow 38

        Three IS Sources of an ADT Message 39

        HIS-originated ADT Data Flow 39

        EDIS ADT Data Flow 40

        Perioperative IS Data Flow 42

        Data Flow Other Than ADT 44

        Pharmacy IS Data Flow 44

        RIS Data Flow 48

        LIS Data Flow 49

        EDIS Data Flow 52

    Chapter Summary 54

        Learning Support Flow 54

        Getting to Know Information Systems 54

        Getting to Know HIS 54

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