Collect in one file all materials pertaining to a patient, and group this info by category, for example, progress notes and lab reports
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.
Data relating to descriptive info such as age, gender, ethnic background, and education.
A physician's staff employee, often a medical assistant, who greets and assists patients as they come into the office.
To quote an authority.
A fellow member of a profession.
To set someone apart or act with prejudice against a group.
Real or imaginary wrong regarded as cause for complaint or resentment.
Small payment for services, for example, speaking engagement.
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.
Refers to the person who has been with the organization longest.
Having sufficient assets (monies) to pay debts.
Central Processing Unit
Small computer systems designated to be portable, including desktop, laptop notebooks, and hand held computers.
A small chip that does the work of processing data in a microcomputer.
A reminder or hint to the user that some action must be taken by the user before processing of data can continue.
Random Access Memory
Read- Only Memory
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).
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)
Capable of burning or eating away tissue.
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.
Positive or negative state of mind of employees (as regards a feeling of well being) with relationship to their work or work environment.