What is health data classification?


What is health data classification?

Health Data Classification:

Health data include clinical measures coupled with environmental, social, and behavioral information that are important to the patient's wellness. These components are collected, interpreted and utilized when patients interface with the health care system.

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Health data classification (also known as medical coding or medical classification) is the technique of changing the nomenclature of medical diagnoses...

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A diagnosis code is a combination of letters and numbers that represents a certain medical condition, procedure, symptom, or disease. Understand the definition and uses of a diagnosis code, and explore the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) coding system.

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