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Health Information Technology: Books


This guide is a starting point for locating Health Information Technology (and Physician Office Coding and Billing), books, videos, journal articles, and credible websites.

Use the COD Library catalog to search the COD Library's collection of books, videos, e-books, and streaming media. Use your MyAccess/NetID user name and password to check these items out or access them online.

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Use our catalog to find books, videos, and other resources in our collections.

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Catalog Search Tips

When searching the Library catalog, here are some tips:

  • Enter the title of a book (if you know it) putting the title in quotes
  • Search by subject or keywords if you don't know a specific title
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Subject Searching

Here are just a few of the many subjects assigned to HIT resources
health care reform united states medical laws and legislation
HIPAA medical jurisprudence
malpractice medical policy
managed care medical records
medical care law and legislation United States medicine terminology
medical claims medical transcription
medical ethics nosology

Call Number Ranges

Use these call number ranges to browse the General collection and the Reference collection.

Also look for e-books and streaming media.

R118        Health Communications
R123 Medical Terminology
R728-730s      Health Information Processes (including Transcription)
R858-R864 Electronic Health Records
RA971-RA976.5       Health Office Management
RB115 Coding
RM100-300s pharmacology & drug handbooks or guides

Reference Sources

Reference materials are well indexed, up-to-date, concise, and highly credible. They provide overviews, definitions, specific information (such as causes & symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, prognosis, etc) or addresses. Types of reference books include: directories, dictionaries and encyclopedias, basic health books (describing diseases and conditions), and drug resources.

Electronic Reference

Physical Reference

Comprehensive Accreditation Manual For Hospitals REF RA981.A2 C5724

Conn's Current Therapy REF RM101 .C87

Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment REF RC71 .A14

Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary REF R 121.D73 (Ready Reference--located at our reference desks)

Goldman's Cecil Medicine REF RC46 .C423

Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine REF RC46 .H333

Recommended Print Titles

Medical Terminology and Anatomy for Coding

With interspersed ICD-10 and CPT coding guidelines and notes, electronic medical records, and integrated exercises, it combines anatomy and physiology coverage with the latest medical terminology needed by coders and coding students.

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