Statistical Applications for Health Information Management

ISBN-10: 076372842X
ISBN-13: 9780763728427
Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)
Authors: Carol E. Osborn
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Description: Published in conjunction with the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), Statistical Applications for Health Information Management, Second Edition covers the basic biostatistics, descriptive statistics, and inferential  More...

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List price: $143.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 5/17/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 390
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Published in conjunction with the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), Statistical Applications for Health Information Management, Second Edition covers the basic biostatistics, descriptive statistics, and inferential statistics that are unique to health information management (HIM). The text provides the essential theory while emphasizing practical applications that health information management professionals use in the real world every day. A single case study is woven throughout the book to serve as an example for each statistical process presented. Computer applications used in the real world are emphasized throughout the book, with only a minimal focus on manual applications. View this title's comprehensive website here: http://healthadmin.jbpub.com/himstats/2e/

Preface
Acknowledgments
Commonly Used Frequency Measures in Health Care
Introduction to Frequency Distributions
Ratios, Proportions, and Rates
Population-Based Mortality Measures
Frequently Used Measures of Morbidity
Relative Measures of Disease Frequency
Kaplan Meier Survival Analysis
Conclusion
Exercises for Solving Problems
Graphic Display of Data
Construction of Tables
Charts
Conclusion
Exercises for Solving Problems
Introduction to Measurement
What Is Measurement?
Validity
Sensitivity, Specificity, and Predictive Value of a Measure
Reliability
Timeliness
Scales of Measurement
Conclusion
Exercises for Solving Problems
Measures of Central Tendency and Variability
Measures of Central Tendency
Measures of Variability
Calculating Measures of Central Tendency and Variability Using SPSS
Dichotomous Data
Grouped Frequency Distributions
Conclusion
Exercises for Solving Problems
The Normal Distribution and Statistical Inference
Characteristics of the Normal Distribution
The Standard Normal Distribution (z Distribution)
Statistical Inference
Central Limit Theorem
Standard Error of the Mean
Confidence Intervals
Sampling Methods
Hypothesis Testing and Statistical Significance
Level of Significance
The p Value
Sample Size and Interpretation of Statistical Significance
Using Computer Software To Solve Problems
Conclusion
Exercises for Solving Problems
Hypothesis Testing of the Difference between Two Population Means
The Standard Normal Distribution and the z Test for Comparing Population Means
The z Test for Comparing Two Population Proportions
The t Test
Conclusion
Exercises for Solving Problems
Analysis of Variance
Analysis of Variance
F Test
ANOVA in the Three-Sample Case
Statistical Power
Conclusion
Exercises for Solving Problems
Correlation and Linear Regression
Characteristics of Pearson r
Calculation of the Pearson r
Introduction to Linear Regression
Interpretation of the Standard Error of the Estimate
Hypothesis Testing
Coefficient of Determination
F Test
Regression Model for Length of Stay and Total Charges
Conclusion
Exercises for Solving Problems
Chi Square
Chi-Square (X[superscript 2]) Tests
The X[superscript 2] Test of Independence
Examination of Residuals
Yates Correction for Continuity
Phi Coefficient
Contingency Coefficient
Cramer's V
Fisher's Exact Test
X[superscript 2] Goodness of Fit
X[superscript 2] Test for Paired Data--McNemar Test
Conclusion
Exercises for Solving Problems
Nonparametric Methods
The Spearman Rho Rank Order Correlation Coefficient
Location Tests for Single and Paired Samples
Mann-Whitney Wilcoxon Test
Kruskal-Wallis Test
Conclusion
Exercises for Solving Problems
Glossary
Statistical Tables
Frequency Distribution of Discharges by DRG Critical Care Hospital, 1997: An Index to the Number of Cases per DRG
Index
About the Author

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