Data Management and Patient Medical Record

Data management is becoming an increasingly daunting challenge in healthcare. Information technology makes possible the collection and analysis of a wealth of data as medical devices, testing, and prescription information are fed directly into information systems. In order to address health data management and analysis, this section will provide resources on the types of data that are collected in healthcare, the patient medical record and the legal medical record, data centers, coding, uses of data and reporting, and the core concepts of measurement.

Types of Data (e.g. clinical, administrative)

Core Concepts of Measurement (e.g. validity, reliability, data integrity)

The Patient Medical Record (including the Legal Medical Record)

Management of Clinical and Administrative Information