Week 5 Discussion thread Week 5 Discussion Question What are the reasons for establishing a personal health record? To keep a record of all healthcare that is created by a medical provider.
There are many different types of medical insurance companies to choose from. Different types include; Humana, Medicare, Medicaid, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Obamacare, Affordable Care Act, Cigna, United HealthCare, Aetna, AARP Medicare Supplement, Medigap, plus many more. With the right amount of research anyone would be able to find the perfect insurance match that fits their needs. In conclusion, medical insurance is a vital part in everyone’s lives.
The function I chose to discuss is...”Clinical Coding of Diagnoses and Procedures” Clinical coding… is the process of assigning numeric or alphanumeric classifications to a diagnostic or procedural statement. This function is used for billing and payment purposes, as well as for research and quality performance reviews. Medical billing and coding specialist are the glue that holds together every healthcare facility… healthcare providers can 't stay in business without the help of good billers and coders, because without them the facility doesn’t get paid. Traditionally in the past, billers have either been trained on the job or have been medical coders who do both the coding and billing.
With this being said, everyone should have some form of understanding of medical terminology. Whether it is on the news or from a drug advertisement, everyone has encountered medical terminology at some point in his or her life. As a future pharmacist, I will have to confront patients of various backgrounds. Even if some patients are well educated, people do not have the same level of comprehension of medical terminology as a health care professional. As a pharmacist, it will be my duty to educate and counsel patients with their use of medication, and understanding medical terminology plays a huge role in this.
They analyze and extract important medical data from all pertinent records in order to create an organized chronology that highlights the medical care that was provided to an injured claimant before and after the date of injury. Medical chronologists examine billing records and summarize the costs in reports for medical experts. They evaluate medical records to verify the continuity of health care and find gaps or omissions in treatment. Medical chronologists prepare detailed summaries of all records and verify if the chronology objectives are clearly achieved and in accordance with all applicable policies and procedures.
IRO stands for independent review organization. This type of organization is present in many industries, providing peer review and judgement of a person 's work product, performance, or related behavior. The use of IROs has become a leading practice in the medical field in the past few years. It is a way to get an objective third party decision on medical cases. Why are IROs important in today 's healthcare world?
The New England Journal of Medicine in Boston (2004) reveals five core patient rights, which includes the right for a patient to make informed decision. The right to privacy and dignity and the right to self-determination to accept or reject medical treatment, the right to receive emergency care and the right to have an advocate who serves in your best interest. It is important as a patient as well as healthcare provider that a clear understand of patient rights are understood so that all rules and guidelines are being followed at all times. Pozgar (2016) talks about how certain rights and protections are guaranteed by the regulation of state and federal laws. It gives patients the right to receive clear explanation of test, diagnoses,
Having the opportunity to listen to patients during their interactions with physicians while shadowing in primary care practices was most profound to my journey of pursuing a career in medicine. Often the diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions are regarded as most important in providing successful care to patients. However, from my experience shadowing, it became apparent that the act of listening to patients is just as essential to the practice of clinical medicine. While shadowing, I was amazed of how often and to the extent patients would disclose their thoughts, feelings, and fears to their physician. I began to understand that to be a physician is much more than treating the body itself, but caring for all of its components— physically,
She concludes. So, you can see now how a personal health record could be the difference between life and death. Your doctor will not get the whole picture of your health condition due to lack of your past medical records. With a complete PHR, your doctor can simply review it and understand everything they need to know quickly about extensive questions or calling your former doctor for answers.
Since lupus differs from person to person signs and symptoms may overlap with many other diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, no one test can diagnose lupus. Lupus can range in series from mild to life-threatening from day to day and test to test. This disease should always be treated by a doctor and most people with lupus can lead a full life. Consulting in someone who specializes in diseases of the joints and muscles like a rheumatologist, generally treats people with lupus. A combination of primary doctor, dermatologist, cardiologist, nephrologist and rheumatologist will review all the signs and symptoms followed by family medical history and various laboratory test such as urine, blood and tissue biopsies.
i.10The sponsor is providing the minor with a safe environment. The placement is located in an apartment complex in Woodbridge, VA. The placement appears to be safe and no visible hazards were observed. The minor is provided her own bed and shares the bedroom with other sisters. The minor did not report any concerns regarding her safety, the placement or the community.
P4- when looking at strategies and communication techniques used with different individuals with different needs whom need to overcome different challenges many aspects must be looked at. A challenge Patrick may face may be awareness and knowledge, he may face this as well as others. Patrick may be aware that he has HIV however he may not be aware how much this will effect him and he may not be aware how to deal with it as he may lack the knowledge. In order to overcome this Patrick could educate himself in depth on HIV, this will help him come to terms with it and will also help him to help others understand HIV. A challenge Alice may face might be acceptance or belief, she may not have the determination to become alcohol free and therefore
WP2 P6 v2 Topic Sentence: Although some examinations and operations have been proven to be impractical for curing a patient’s condition, not all that appear to be non-related should be removed. Claim 1: For one, extra tests are justified if the patient’s symptoms have been proven to part of different diseases.
[A HEAD] Health and safety legislation 1 [DF] The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 is known as an “umbrella act”. [PIC REF ATP.13] Whatever sort of business you are, there is always the possibility of an accident or damage to someone's health. All work exposes people to hazards, be they: loads which have to be manually handled; dangerous machinery; toxic substances; electricity; working with display screen equipment or even psychological hazards such as stress. Attention to health and safety is not just about being socially responsible.