Forum 3: Important Medical Concepts (Institutional assessment)

When working in the medical field, it is essential to have a vast knowledge of the guiding concepts and regulations in the field/ In this discussion board, you will address four medical concepts that have molded the medical field to what it is today.

Choose one of the following concepts (you can't choose the same one as your assignment submission)

  • The Medical Record 
  • AHIMA ( The American Health Information Management Association)
  • Joint Commission
  • HIPPA (The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996)

Write a description of the concept that answers the five wh questions. 

WHO?, WHAT?, WHEN?,  WHERE?, and WHY?

Objectives

  1. Explain medical concepts
  2.  Use verbs correctly

Competencies

  •   Communication

Guides

  • Your initial response should be 200-300 words in length, reflecting on the prompt above.

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