Classification: a system for grouping similar diseases
and procedures and organizing related information for
easy retrieval. E.g. DRGs.
Nomenclature: a system of terms structured according
[Data Dictionary]A descriptive list of data elements to be collected in an information system or database
Data SetA list of recommended data elements with uniform definitions
Both may be created internally and used externally
[Uniform Hospital Discharge D
Study Guide 3368, Exam #4
Medullary cavity: hollow cavity in long bones filled with yellow marrow primarily consisting
Compact bone: most bones covered with layer of compact bone. Cells, minerals, proteins, blood
vessels are arranged in
Glossary of Terms 3380 Exam #1
Students: study these terms - 25 of them will be selected for matching on the exam.
Assessment: use of performance information to determine the degree to which an acceptable
level of quality has been achieved