Health Information-Management of a Strategic Resource Ch-1

A general term that refers to activities meant to promote the health of populations is ______________.
public health
____________ indicates that an educational program meets or exceeds stated standards of quality.
A function of the National Institutes of Health is to provide funding for health-related ________.
The __________ determines the safety of medical devices, cosmetics, and radiation-emitting equipment.
A health care system comprising of two or more hospitals that are owned, managed, or leased by single organization is called a(n) _____________________________________.
integrated delivery healthcare system (IDS)
When the cost of care is based on the patient’s ability to pay, it is referred to as a(n) _______________.
sliding scale fee
A(n) __________ is a primary care physician who participates in a managed care plan and is chiefly responsible for most of the care provided to the enrollee.
A(n) ___________________ is that organization that has contracted with the federal government to process Medicare claims and payments for hospital inpatient health care services
fiscal intermediary
____________ is the voluntary process by which an organization performs an external review and grants recognition to a program or health care facility that meets its predetermined standards
Physician responsible for federally funded patient in a certified health care facility are referred to as _______________________
participating physicians
A(n) _________________ is a legal written document that specifies a patient’s preference regarding future health future health care, especially in relation to resuscitation and life extending measures.
advance directive
A major change in _________________ was influence by the Flexner Report of 1910.
medical education
A patient who is using natural herbs for pain management is practicing what type of health care?
Alternative Medicine
What did the Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 1982 pertain to?
reimbursement of care
Of the levels of health care, complete physical examination would be categorized to which level?
What type of care is primarily provided to hospice patience?
The Department of Health and Human Services agency whose primary responsibility is to produce and disseminate scientific research and policy-relevant information is the:
AHRQ (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)
The two major issues for competing managed care organizations are?
cost and quality
If an emergency department physician fails to stabilize an indigent patient before transferring the patient to another facility, he or she is in violation of?
EMTALA ( Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act)
A consumer or patient interested in changing managed care plans should review the standard performance measures that are developed by:
National Committee for Quality Assurance
The accrediting agency for rehabilitation facilities is?
CARF ( Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities)
Where are the Conditions of Participation Regulations that govern the Medicare Program printed?
Federal Register
How would a facility be classified by the American Hospital Associatio if the length of stay for its inpatients averaged 4.8 days
acute care
How would the ownership of a community hospital be classified by the American Hospital Association?
voluntary, not for profit