Item description for Medical Legal Aspects of Medical Records by Patricia W. Iyer...
Use this book to get a comprehensive overview of the medical records process. In any health care situation, records are made, and each situation presents its own unique aspects and challenges. This book covers most medical and hospital areas of specialty, and also includes chapters on dentistry, chiropractic care, nursing homes, medications and home care. It also covers forensic issues in medical records, including examination of records and medical records obtained as part of forensic examination or autopsies.
Recent changes in legislation and technology have also changed the medical records process. The authors have designed this work to give extensive information on the HIPAA policies, standards initiatives, legal use of records, billing and coding, and computerization of records and record keeping systems and how they apply in forensic situations.This book is exceptionally valuable to all those in the legal profession or in law enforcement who deal with medical records on a regular basis.
Generation and preservation of medical records
Legal aspects of charting
Creation and maintenance of records in the nursing process
Billing and coding
Standards Initiatives in medical records
Obtaining, organizing and analyzing records
Inpatient and outpatient specialty areas
Tampering with medical records
Forensic and autopsy records
Forensic examination of medical records
Attorney use of medical records
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.3" Width: 8.8" Height: 2.5" Weight: 6.25 lbs.
Publisher Lawyers & Judges Publishing Company
ISBN 1930056753 ISBN13 9781930056756
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More About Patricia W. Iyer
Patricia W. Iyer, MSN, RN, LNCC has written, coauthored, or edited over 125 articles, chapters, textbooks, case studies, and online courses. She is the chief editor of Principles and Practices of Legal Nurse Consulting, Second Edition (2003) the core curriculum of legal nurse consulting and Business Principles for Legal Nurse Consultants (2005).
Certified by the American Association of Legal Nurse Consulting as a Legal Nurse Consultant Certified (LNCC), Ms. Iyer began her nursing career by earning a diploma in nursing from Muhlenberg Hospital School of Nursing in Plainfield, New Jersey. She earned her bachelor of science degree in nursing and a master of science degree in nursing from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.
Patricia W. Iyer has an academic affiliation as follows - President, Patricia Iyer Associates, Medical League Support Services,.