Chapter 14 MA Book
Terms in this set (31)
Any system that arranges names or topics according to the sequence of the letters in the alphabet.
of or relating to systems made up of combinations of letters and numbers.
A formal examination of an organization's or individual's accounts or financial situations; a methodic examination and review.
to make greater, more numerous, larger, or more intense.
A heading, title, or subtitle under which records are filed.
relating to, arranged in, or according to order of time
continuity of care
continuation of care smoothly from one provider to another, so that the patient receives the most benefit and no interruption in care.
the act or manner of uttering words to transcribed.
direct filing system
filing system in which materials can be located without consulting an intermediary source of reference.
gathered bit by bit(ex: info or material)
indirect filing system
filing system in which an intermediary source of reference must be consulted to locate specific files(ex: card file)
A film with a photographic record of printed or order graphic matter on a reduced scale.
the filing of records, correspondence, or cards by number.
information gathered by watching or observing a patient.
The act of making undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or wearing away.
a folder used to provide space for the temporary filing of materials.
A heavy guide used to replace a folder temporarily removed from the filing space.
Power of attorney
a legal instrument authorizing a person to act as the attorney or agent of the grantor.
A strong, highly glazed composition board resembling vulcanized fiber; heavy card stock.
internal postponement of doing something that should be done,
a temporary diagnosis made before all test have been received.
the process of moving active files to inactive status.
an aggregate of activities designed to ensure adequate quality, especially in manufactured products or in the service industries.
entities considered essential or necessary
a method or plan for retaining or keeping medical records, as well as their movement from active, to inactive, to closed filing.
a system that uses open shelves rather than cabinets for storing records.
a method of filing in which a report is laid on top of the older report.
info. gained by questioning the patient or taking it from a form
a chronologic file used as a reminder that something must be dealt with at a certain date.
a written copy of something made either in longhand or by machine.
granted or endowed with a particular authority, right, or property; to have a special interest in something.