MOD G UNIT 2 VOCAB

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MOD G UNIT 2 VOCAB
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  1. Collect in one file all materials pertaining to patient, and group this information by category, for example, progress notes and lab reports.
    collating
  2. A medical insurance plan which requires the patient pays a designated amount or percentage of a bill for medical services or medication. Amount is usually collected at time of service.
    co-pay
  3. Data relating to descriptive information such as age, gender, ethnic background, and education.
    demographic`
  4. An electronically transmitted document containing print and/or graphic information
    facsimile (fax)
  5. A patient condition which may be life-threatening if not treated
    medical emergency
  6. Patient's failure to keep an appt without notifying the physician's office personnel
    No-show
  7. The practice of scheduling more than one patient in the same time slot. This practice is not recommended. It is also referred to as double or triple- booking.
    overbooking
  8. A physician's staff employee, often a medical assistant, who greets and assists patients as they come into the office.
    receptionist
  9. A method that is used in a particular physician's practice to provide services.
    scheduling system
  10. To quote an authority
    citation
  11. A fellow member of a profession
    colleague
  12. To set someone apart or act with prejudice against a group
    discriminatory
  13. A preliminary version of a writing
    draft
  14. Real or imaginary wrong regarded as cause for complaint or resentment.
    grievance
  15. small payment for a service (for example, speaking engagement)
    honorarium
  16. A trial period during the early months of employment to see if there is a fit between the employee and the position. It is usually 3 months in length. During this period the employee can be dismissed without cause.
    probationary period
  17. The standard
    protocol
  18. Refers to the person who has been with the organization longest
    seniority
  19. having sufficient assets (money) to pay debts
    solvent
  20. CPU
    Central Processing Unit
  21. storage medium for data and software
    disk
  22. impact printers that produce characters by impacting small dots onto the paper's surface; capable of producing graphic images as well as text material
    dot matrix printer
  23. Magnetic disks with a magnetic oxide coating over a thin slice of plastic used as a storage medium
    floppy disk
  24. A measure of storage capacity or memory
    kilobyte/ K
  25. That part of the central processing unit which stores data and program instructions; it does not perform any of the logical operations, for example computations or sorting
    main memory
  26. small computer systems designated to be portable, including desktop, laptop notebooks, and hand held computers
    microcomputer
  27. a small chip that does the work of processing data in a microcomputer
    microprocessor
  28. screen which allows the user to see input and output
    monitor
  29. Pointing and selection device to input data
    mouse
  30. A word or phrase that identifies a person and allows access or entry to a program or records
    password
  31. An output device for hard copy; classified as impact and nonimpact
    printer(s)
  32. A set or sets of programmed instructions that tell the computer hardware what to do in order to complete the required data processing (also called software)
    program
  33. A reminder or hint to the user that some action must be taken by the user before processing of data can continue
    prompt
  34. RAM
    Random-access memory
  35. ROM
    Read-only memory
  36. A set or sets of programmed instructions that tell the computer hardware what to do in order to complete the required data processing (also called program)
    software
  37. Also called a monitor or dumb terminal; allows the computer operator to see input and output
    terminal
  38. the purpose of this is to provide "a clear and comprehensive national mandate for the elimination of discrimination against individuals with disabilities"
    Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  39. Disease producing microorganisms transmitted by means of blood and body fluids containing blood.
    bloodborne pathogens
  40. Methods of standing and lifting objects in order to avoid injury and fatigue
    body mechanics
  41. Capable of burning or eating away tissue
    caustic
  42. The science that deals with people's performance and good health while carrying out job tasks, operating office equipment, and generally interacting in the work enviornment
    ergonomics
  43. Canister containing material capable of putting out many types of fires including paper, electrical, wood, and cloth
    fire extinguisher
  44. Connected to an electrical current or circuit with the ground through the conductor or other solid connection
    grounded
  45. Formal written description of an incident, such as a patient falling, occurring in a medical setting
    incident report
  46. A list of articles with a description and quantity of each
    inventory
  47. Require
    mandate
  48. Positive or negative state of mind of employees (as regards a feeling of well being) with relationship to their work or work environment
    morale
  49. Medication route other than the alimentary canal (oral or rectal). These routes include subcutaneous, intravenous, and intramuscular.
    parenteral
  50. Disease producing microorganisms
    pathogens
  51. A disease which is expected to end with death
    terminal disease
  52. A supplier of material goods
    vendor
  53. Relating to transmission of disease. Exceedingly harmful
    virulent

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