Through this task, I definitely learn a valuable skill and enhance my medical knowledge which would be beneficial for my professional career especially if I become a hospital pharmacy intern. It was also a good chance for me to have a chat with pharmacists in Ipswich hospital to learn more about a life of a clinical pharmacist. 2. What are some big obstacles you have had to overcome to get to where you are today? How did you overcome them?
(Hogue & Prudhomme, 2012) Another point is documentation on a patient. There is a saying in the medical field if you didn’t document it didn’t happen, make sure as a case manager, everything you do is fully documented in the patient record. Develop habits that are good, you always want to document on a client when everything is fresh. It proves to the case manager’s credibility.
Since the steroid therapy document is being made to other hospitals or scientist and there are no other competing instructions, ethos is not as necessary as in the blood transfusion error letter. The main source of ethos in the blood transfusion letter arises from the seriousness of life or death while performing the transfusion. Pathos is also used vastly throughout both documents. Both appeal to several of the audience’s values, including:• Life• Time• Health• Safety• AwarenessFinal ThoughtsBy completing a rhetorical analysis of these two documents, I have better knowledge with the structure and purpose of creating a memo out of external information such as an instruction document or an error letter. I noticed that these documents are highly important to performing medical tasks and procedures that allow patients to feel comfortable and in the blood transfusion case, to live.
Asher Miller Mr. Klempner English 12-1 28 February 2018 Radiology As culture continues to evolve, the use of diagnostic imaging in the medical field progresses to assist patients in identifying the source of their illness. Radiologists utilize various technologies in this ever-advancing field to diagnose the maladies in patients from all aspects of life. After years of education and training, radiologists can work in a variety of settings, in which they read scans and determine what is wrong with a patient while acquiring many benefits in the process.
If so, how would your patient care change? ` The performing of a higher quality in the treatment of Rashid Ahmed’s case will require the presence of less errors. As priority, I will wash my hand as soon enter the patient room and put gloves while measuring the patient output. In addition, I will assess the IV site for any redness, swelling, infiltration or drainage before the medication administration. The performance of all this nursing skill will prevent patient complications such as hospital-acquired infections.
Health information exchange or HIE allows doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and other health care providers and patients to access vital medical information. It also allows them to share medical information securely and electronically. HIE improves the speed, quality, safety, and the cost of patient care. For many years patient's files were stored using paper methods, transferring them by mail, fax or transferred it by hand to every appointment. Changing to electronic file improves the completeness of patient's medical records.
In being able to efficiently and effectively identify these changes, appropriate medical intervention can occur quicker which can help to reduce overall mortality and morbidity. This goal, and experience with identifying a change and initiating intervention quickly, taught me just how valuable the head-to-toe assessment really is. I know that when I finally practice as an RN on my own, I will assure that I always have this baseline assessment down
There is always changes in medical field, and as a medical assistant it is our job to learn new things relating to medicines and how the office runs. Electronic submission is also one thing that we should be aware of and know how the regulation works. It has more advantages than disadvantages for the providers.
Besides installation of these security measures to protect personal health information from unauthorized access, it helps the health organization to secure its business data. Accordingly, patients gain confidence in the health sector knowing that their personal health information is always safe. Nonetheless, it helps the federal and state governments prevent fraud and corruption practices that drain tax dollars from various medical schemes in the country (Hill, Hunter, Johnson, & Coustasse,
The clinical decision support system have several functions: to provide drug information, cross-reference patient 's allergies to medications, and ensures you verify current medications to prevent future drug interactions. With the continuous growth of medical expertise, these functions deliver a safer and a much higher quality of care. As more clinical decision support systems are used, the patient will receive the best
As a former student in M201/ M202, I have to admit that I was a bit intimidated at the size of the ICD-10 CM/PCS coding books. However, as we began learning about the guidelines and rules to coding it all started to come together. Last year’s transition to ICD-10 for the United States, had required changes for all health care systems.
The medical field is a constant changing environment that seemingly opens up new discoveries on a daily basis. Modern technology has allowed vast improvements in the way treatment and diagnoses are conducted, even as far as early screenings to avoid and locate any health compromising complications. Over the years, sonography has developed into an expanding vocation that acquired new methods to implement into programs as well as majorly contributed towards medical diagnoses and treatments. Ultrasound technicians have become a valuable aid in the development of modern medicine as a whole.
CMO continues to meet weekly and as needed with division leaders to identify issues and factors that need to be addressed in order to ensure the appropriate operational approaches that should impact clinician as well as client satisfaction and therefore better outcomes. 1. Ongoing in-services for our prescriber staff in the use of our Electronic Health Records (EHR) continue to translate into improvement of the required content in order to justify appropriate billing codings to enhance our collection rates. Chief Medical Officer has personally being reviewing a random number of cases per provider and meeting with them individually to provide feedback and improve their performance. This should also impact obtaining the documentation needed for appropriate coding and improved collections.
The authors also showed how HCPCS codes are used when healthcare providers provides education to the patient and/or their family. Gatlin, Mburu, Jackson, and Hunt briefly discuss International Classification of Disease 10th edition (ICD-10) and how healthcare providers have to adopt to a completely new alphanumeric language. In conclusion, Gaitlin, Mburu, Jackson, and Hunt has thoroughly discuss HCPCS and how important it is in healthcare billing. The authors provided two examples on HCPCS and CPT codes are used to help ensure accurate documentation for billing.