Quality Assurance And Statistics In Health

Assignment Requirements

  • Please complete all parts in a Microsoft Word document.
  • The body of your document should be at least 200 words in length.
  • Quoting should be less than 10% of the entire paper. Paraphrasing is necessary.
  • Students must cite and reference at least 1 credible sources from the PG Library.
  • Please be sure to utilize the writing resources in Academic Tools to assist you with meeting APA expectations for written Assignments.

Part

Instructions

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Locate research on LOS, death, birth, and infection rates within a hospital by using the AHIMA Body of Knowledge or University Library. Interpret the types of data used for healthcare statistics by reviewing the formulas. Next, with an understanding of the types of data necessary for clinical, administrative, and financial reports, demonstrate knowledge of data extraction methods by discussing the capture, storage, and retrieval of healthcare data for a large hospital system. In your essay, make sure to indicate the considerations related to data capture tools and technologies (i.e., forms, computer screens, templates, and other health record documentation tools). Conclude your essay by sharing how this process impacts the quality of care.

Submitting Your Work

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  2. In the “Submit to Basket” menu, select Unit 9: Assignment.
  3. In the “Comments” field, make sure to add at least the title of your paper.
  4. Click the “Add Attachments” button.
  5. Follow the steps listed to attach your Word document.

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Grading Criteria

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