Distinguish between data and information and how it is organized in the health record. Define health and explain its relation to health data. List and explain key data categories, characters, fields, records, and files and define the data sets used in health care and identify their applications and purposes. Create a file of five records that contain name, address, and telephone numbers. Begin by defining the fields in data dictionary format, and then show how you would represent these fields if you were trying to explain them to someone else. You may elect to place a sample template record in a Word document and complete by filling in the data related to the imaginary patient.The assignment is expected to follow the typical format of a paper; i.e., a Title Page, Introduction, Body, Conclusion, and Reference List
Be sure to explore and explain the concepts of data dictionary using a standard paragraph narrative format. Offer examples and define the data fields that you select. Place any tables at the end of the paper as an exhibit. Be sure to follow APA guidelines when formatting the paper. Be sure to draw from and cite relevant credible sources that you used to develop your thoughts and ideas. Use 3-5 scholarly sources (such as articles published in academic journals) – avoid using websites.