Calculating and Reporting Healthcare Statistics, Fourth Edition
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In many healthcare facilities most data is generated electronically. However, it is still important for health information practitioners to understand the concepts of healthcare statistics and to know how they are generated. Calculating & Reporting Healthcare Statistics
is designed to introduce the basics of statistical computation for use in two- or four-year health information technician (HIT) or health information administration (HIA) programs. It is also an excellent reference for any healthcare professional interested in acquiring knowledge and sharpening skills in this area. Throughout the book, the author describes how and why each kind of statistics is calculated and used and provides exercises to practice compiling important information such as inpatient service days, average length of stay and occupancy, and mortality rates. The book also covers data presentation, inferential statistics, and basic research principles. Key Features