Annotated Bibliography Health Care

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Annotated Bibliography Bailey, J., & Rudman, W. (2004). The Expanding Role of the HIM Professional: Where Research and HIM Roles Intersect. Perspectives in Health Information Management / AHIMA, American Health Information Management Association, 1, 7. This article sets out to prove the following information, along with the authors skill set as an RHIA gives her in-depth knowledge of what the health information management (HIM) professions expanding role will be in the future. Furthermore, there is an increasing need for the management of various forms of health care data. It is the HIM professional that has the unique skill set to gather, manage, protect and analyze the copious amounts of health care data in today’s technological world. The…show more content…
For decades, researchers have been pondering a way to measure health care quality. The authors point out that calculating health care quality is a largely complicated issue that can no longer be determined by waiting room times. More so, the quality of health care is viewed differently from the point of view of the patient, provider or politician and the quantitative measure are no longer an accurate conclusion. The qualitative methods include the collection, organization and analysis of data that is gathered from both an interview and an observation perspective from patient’s and providers in the health care setting. Within the face-to-face interview researches have the flexibility to ask questions that merit more thought from the subject, allowing the subject to offer more detailed experiences, attitudes and concerns while the researcher is able to establish a rapport. Additionally, the sample group is usually small so that members can also share their experience with other research…show more content…
Therefore, the patient centered approach can assist researchers in understanding why some perceive the quality of health care better than others and how health care decisions are made. However, they found that the clinicians approach when informing a patient of a condition can contribute to the minimization or maximization of how it is perceived by the patient and the social and cultural can also be a determining factor. Therefore, by identifying these contributing factors providers and clinicians can change the way they approach the delivery of health care for a better quality

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