'…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, Health Informatics and Information Management in the School of Health Related Professions at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi. She has her PhD from the University of Mississippi and her MBA from Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, La., where she also taught in the medical record administration technology program. Ms. Peden has served as a Commissioner on the Board of the Commission on Accreditation of Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) and as president of the Louisiana Medical Record Association and the Mississippi Health Information Management Association.