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  • J Slaughter
  • 2000
The migration of Kaiser-Permanente (KP), a large managed care organization, to the management of health care information in a paperless environment is presented from the viewpoint of Health Information Management (HIM) professionals. The author conducted an informal survey of these professionals and presents a synopsis of their recommendations in the(More)
I How far are the stresses that the birth of a handicapped child imposes on its family appre-ciated? Too often, it seems, everyone fails to realise the depth of reassurance and practical (sympathy that families require to help them to cope with their problem. Both medical and public f attitudes seem to do little to lessen the impact and the stigma. Almost(More)
  • J Slaughter
  • 2000
The risk-adjusted payment model mandated for Medicare + Choice organizations by the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 has significant implications for health care organizations that offer the Medicare + Choice program. Chronic medical conditions in the ambulatory care setting will become the focus of data capture, requiring significant retooling of ambulatory(More)
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