Calculating and Reporting Healthcare Statistics

Calculating and Reporting Healthcare Statistics
  • 5th Ed.
  • 2017
  • ¬© AHIMA Press
  • Loretta A. Horton, MEd, RHIA, FAHIMA
  • ISBN-10: 1-58426-558-2 / ISBN-13: 978-1-58426-595-5
  • Healthcare Informatics

 

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Description

Calculating and Reporting Healthcare Statistics, Fifth Edition introduces and illustrates the basics of statistical computation so that health information practitioners, who have ever-increasing contact with and uses for healthcare data, can learn about healthcare statistics and how they are generated. The author describes how and why statistics are calculated and used, providing exercises in compiling information like inpatient service days, length of stay and occupancy, and mortality rates.

This text is intended for use in two or four-year health information technician (HIT) or health information administration (HIA) programs and also serves as an excellent reference for healthcare professionals seeking to sharpen their statistical skills.

Key Features

  • Covers all AHIMA curriculum domains for statistics
  • New chapter on data analytics
  • Explores data presentation, inferential statistics, basic research principles, data mining, and information governance
  • Extensive chapter exercises with answers and rationales for odd-numbered questions
  • Glossary of terminology on which statistical formulas are based

 

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