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Comprehensive Review Guide for Health Information, Second Edition
RHIA & RHIT Exam Prep

Author(s): Carla Tyson-Howard, MHA, RHIA, EdD, Department Chair Health Information Technology Program, Houston Community College
Shirlyn C. Thomas, MEd, Executive Director, Holistic, CDC, Galveston, Texas
  • ISBN-13: 9781284045321
  • Product With Access Code    516 pages      © 2016
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This comprehensive review of health information serves as a personal tutor and is designed to assist students with navigating through Health Information Management (HIM) coursework and in passing the national examination for Registered Health Information Administrators (RHIA) and Registered Health Information Technicians (RHIT).

Complete with a combination review book/workbook and a companion website, this thoroughly updated Second Edition is an invaluable resource that reflects all the major advances in the curriculum and the industry of health information, including:

  • New electronic health record and reimbursement methodologies
  • The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) legislation
  • ICD-10-CM/PCS

The Second Edition also offers:

  • New practice tests questions in each chapter
  • An online TestPrep study center that provides multiple online mock exams with item analysis
  • Interactive, gradable exercises including matching and sequencing exercises, available through a companion website
  • References with links to online sources of material for further study
About the Authors  
  Chapter  1  Introduction
  Chapter  2  Health Data Management and Health Services Organization, Delivery and Reimbursement Methodologies
  Chapter  3  Health Care Privacy, Confidentiality, Legal, and Ethical Issues
  Chapter  4  Health Care Statistics, Research, and Epidemiology
  Chapter  5  Quality Management and Performance Improvement
  Chapter  6  Information Technology and Systems
  Chapter  7  Biomedical Systems
  Chapter  8  Clinical Classification Systems
  Chapter  9  Organization and Management: Human and Financial Resources
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Carla Tyson-Howard, MHA, RHIA, EdD-Department Chair Health Information Technology Program, Houston Community College

Carla Tyson-Howard earned an undergraduate degree in health information management from Incarnate Word University in San Antonio, a master’s of science in health care administration from Texas Woman’s University and an Ed.D. in higher education administration from Texas Southern University in Houston, Texas. Dr. Tyson-Howard’s extensive health information career spans from tumor registry, acute, long term, psychiatric and prison care to academia. She currently serves as the department chair of the health information technology program of Houston Community College in Houston, Texas. Because of her many years in academia, she has served as a consultant to other HIM associate degree programs. Dr. Tyson-Howard has been active in professional associations at the local, state and national levels. She served as Vice President of the local Houston Area Health Information Management Association. On the state and national level, she has served as a speaker for the Texas RHIA/RHIT exam review and the AHIMA Assembly on Education. She has authored numerous articles for professional journals. She is also the co-creator of the multimedia CD-ROM entitled “Health Information Numbering and Filing Systems”.


Shirlyn C. Thomas, MEd-Executive Director, Holistic, CDC, Galveston, Texas

The following instructor resources are available to qualified instructors for download

ISBN-13: 9781284045321

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Navigate Companion Website for Comprehensive Review Guide for Health Information, Second Edition

ISBN-13: 9781284045260

The Student Companion Website offers interactive exercises to reinforce learning, including: Flashcards, Crossword Puzzles, Matching, Glossary, and more.

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Navigate Test Prep: Comprehensive Review Guide for Health Information: RHIA & RHIT Exam Prep, Second Edition

ISBN-13: 9781284077322 ISBN-10: 1284077322

This online study center will prepare you for the live RHIA & RHIT exams. The test prep center offers: practice exams, simulated certification using case-based questions that mimic the RHIA and RHIT exam format. It incorporates curated questions divided by subject area that map to the chapters of the printed study guide.

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