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Quiz 8 :

Indexes, Registers, and Health Data Collection

Quiz 8 :

Indexes, Registers, and Health Data Collection

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The number of inpatients present at census taking time is called the daily census count.
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A manual master patient index (MPI) is less expensive to purchase compared with an automated MPI.
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The process of translating data into information utilized for an application is data warehousing.
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An index is an organized system for the collection and dissemination of information on individual persons who have a particular disease.
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Registers are primary sources of patient information.
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Data are reliable if they are consistent throughout all systems in which they are stored, processed, and/or retrieved.
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The National Center for Health Statistics is the federal agency responsible for registration of vital events such as births.
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The Uniform Clinical Data Set is collected for ambulatory health care records.
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Automated case abstracting systems allow facilities to calculate prospective payment system reimbursement.
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Most hospital statistics are collected using automated computer systems.
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Indexes and registers allow health information to be maintained and retrieved for the purposes of education, planning, and research.
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Continuous quality improvement plays a role in the quality of clinical elements, but not in data quality.
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is a federal agency that requires the reporting of information about diseases.
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Information should be entered into a master patient index by various departments to ensure accuracy and to avoid the creation of duplicate records.
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The physician index is organized primarily by disease codes of patients admitted by physicians.
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An automated master patient index consists of a computerized database of identification data about patients who have received health care services from a facility.
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MDS is the abbreviation for medical data set.
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A data dictionary is a standard method for collecting and reporting individual data elements.
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A registry is used to collect and sort data and to perform statistical analysis and study.
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The Medical Information Bureau was legislated by the Health Care Quality and Improvement Act of 1986.
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