during a given period of timeCase Management *611-612*1. The ongoing, concurrent review performed by clinical professionals to ensure the necessity and effectiveness of the clinical services being provided to a patient. 2. A process that integrates and coordinates patient care over time and across multiple sites and providers, especially in complex and high-cost cases. 3. The process of developing a specific care plan for a patient that serves as a communication tool to improve quality of care and reduce cost.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) *674*The senior manager appointed by a governing board to direct an organizations overall management.Chief Information Officer (CIO) *676*The senior manager responsible for the overall management of information resources in an organizationChief Nursing Officer (CNO) *677*The senior manager (usually a registered nurse with advanced education and extensive experience) responsible for administering patient care services.Chief Operating Officer (COO) *676*Individual who oversees the healthcare organizations internal operations, usually including direct patient care services, but not financial or information-related services.Clinical Privileges *676*The authorization granted by a healthcare organizations governing board to a member of the medical staff that enables the physician to provide patient services in the organization within specific practice limits.Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) *668*The accrediting organization for educational programs in health informatics and information management.Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) *684*1. A management philosophy that emphasizes the importance of knowing and meeting customer expectations, reducing variation within processes, and relying on data to
build knowledge for process improvement. 2. A continuous cycle of planning, measuring and monitoring performance and making knowledge-based improvements.Continuum of Care *638, 690/91, 690f*The range of healthcare services provided to patients, from routine ambulatory care to intensive acute careExtended Care Facility *655*A healthcare facility licensed by applicable state or local law to offer room and board, skilled nursing by a full-time registered nurse, intermediate care, or a combination of levels on a 24-hour basis over a long period of time.
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- Winter '17
- Michelle Distler
- medical care, healthcare providers, healthcare services