'…I would recommend this text. I have used this textbook for the past few years and have found it to be easy to work with as an instructor, and the students also seem to find it easy to follow and filled with helpful information."Gerald B. Harkless, MA, BS, RHIA, Adjunct Faculty, St. Philip's College, Alamo Colleges, San Antonio, TX
"This is the only comprehensive HIM/HIT career book out on the market. Nowhere else can you find a variety of alternative careers with detailed explanations in one book…it is very well done. Ann Peden has done a good job at updating the material, explaining ARRA and HITECH ACT, ICD-10-CM, EHRs, etc."Crystal Clack, MS, RHIA, CCS, Adjunct Faculty, DeVry University Online
About the Author
Ann Peden is Professor of Health Informatics and Information Management at the University Mississippi Medical Center's School of Health-Related Professions in Jackson, Mississippi. Formerly a member of the Board of the Commission on Accreditation of Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM), Dr. Peden has also served as President of both the Louisiana Medical Record Association and the Mississippi Health Information Management Association. She earned her PhD from the University of Mississippi and an MBA from Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, Louisiana, where she also taught in the health information management programs.