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 a patient, and group this info by category, for example, progress notes and lab reports
    collating
  2. A medical insurance plan which requires the patient pay 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 info such as age, gender, ethnic background, and education.
    demographic
  4. A physician's staff employee, often a medical assistant, who greets and assists patients as they come into the office.
    receptionist
  5. To quote an authority.
    citation
  6. A fellow member of a profession.
    colleague
  7. To set someone apart or act with prejudice against a group.
    discriminatory
  8. Real or imaginary wrong regarded as cause for complaint or resentment.
    grievance
  9. Small payment for services, for example, speaking engagement.
    honorarium
  10. 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 case.
    probationary period
  11. The standard.
    protocol
  12. Refers to the person who has been with the organization longest.
    seniority
  13. Having sufficient assets (monies) to pay debts.
    solvent
  14. CPU
    Central Processing Unit
  15. Small computer systems designated to be portable, including desktop, laptop notebooks, and hand held computers.
    microcomputer
  16. A small chip that does the work of processing data in a microcomputer.
    microprocessor
  17. A reminder or hint to the user that some action must be taken by the user before processing of data can continue.
    prompt
  18. RAM
    Random Access Memory
  19. ROM
    Read- Only Memory
  20. 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
  21. The purpose of this is to provide "a clear comprehensice national mandate for the elimination of discrimination against individuals with disabilities".
    Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  22. Capable of burning or eating away tissue.
    caustic
  23. 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 environment.
    ergonomics
  24. Require.
    mandate
  25. Positive or negative state of mind of employees (as regards a feeling of well being) with relationship to their work or work environment.
    morale

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