HCR 210 Reading Ch. - CHAPTER 7 Indexes Registers and Health Data Collection Chapter Outline Key Terms Objectives Introduction Indexes Registers

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CHAPTER 7 Indexes, Registers, and Health Data Collection ± 225 Chapter Outline Key Terms ²² admission/discharge/transfer (ADT) system admission register aggregate data arithmetic mean automated case abstracting systems automated MPI average daily census average length of stay bar graph batched case abstracting case mix analysis case report forms comparative data computer interface continuous quality improvement (CQI) daily census count daily inpatient census data accessibility data accuracy data analysis data application data collection data comprehensiveness data consistency data currency data definition data dictionary data granularity data integrity data mining data precision data relevancy data reliability data set data timeliness ³ Key Terms ³ Objectives ³ Introduction ³ Indexes ³ Registers ³ Case Abstracting ³ Health Data Collection ³ Internet Links ³ Summary ³ Study Checklist ³ Internet Links ³ Review
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data validity data warehousing death register descriptive statistics discharge data statistics discharge register disease index index length of stay (LOS) data line diagram magnetic stripe card manual case abstracting systems manual master patient index master patient index (MPI) master person index (MPI) National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) online analytical processing (OLAP) servers patient-centric data physician index pie chart procedure index register registry relational database run chart total length of stay transformed-based data vital statistics 226 Chapter 7 Objectives At the end of this chapter, the student should be able to: Define key terms Identify indexes, registers, and registries maintained by health care facilities and state and federal agencies Explain the uses of indexes, registers, and registries Determine case abstracting requirements for patient records Discuss the characteristics of health data collection INTRODUCTION Indexes and registers (or registries) allow health in- formation to be maintained and retrieved by health care facilities for the purpose of education, planning, research, and so on. According to The American Her- itage ® Dictionary of the English Language, an index “serves to guide, point out, or otherwise facilitate ref- erence, especially an alphabetized list of names, places, and subjects treated in a printed work, giving the page or pages on which each item is mentioned.” A common use is to locate a term in the index of a textbook and refer to the page number indicated. In health care, a master patient index is maintained, which allows for the retrieval of patient demographic information and the medical record number so the pa- tient’s record can be retrieved. According to The American Heritage ® Dictionary of the English Language, a register is maintained as “a for- mal or official recording of items, names, or actions.” You may be familiar with church registers that record births, baptisms, marriages, deaths, and burials. Health care facilities also maintain registers to record
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HCR 210 Reading Ch. - CHAPTER 7 Indexes Registers and Health Data Collection Chapter Outline Key Terms Objectives Introduction Indexes Registers

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