PLEASE TYPE THE DEFINITION FOR EACH WORD AND HAND IN BY THE DUE DATE LISTED ABOVE. 1. Accreditation- give official authorization for someone, typically a diplomat or journalist to be in a particular place or to hold a particular 2. Audit- an official inspection of an individual’s or organization’s accounts, typically by an independent body. 3. Balance- a condition in which different elements are equal or in the correct proportions 4. Certification- an official document attesting a certain.
5. Clinical- of or relating to the observation and treatment of actual patients rather than theoretical or laboratory studies 6. Externship- a person working in but not living in an institution, such as nonresident doctor or other worker in a hospital. 7. Multidisciplinary- combining or involving several academic disciplines or professional specializations in an approach to a topic or problem. 8. Attitude- a settled way of thinking or feeling about someone or something, typically one that is reflected in a person’s behavior 9. Diction- the choice and use of words and phrases in speech or writing 10.
Diplomacy- the profession, activity, or skill of managing international relations 11. Ergonomic- intended to provide optimum comfort and to avoid stress or injury. 12. Triage- the assignment of degrees of urgency to wounds or illnesses to decide the order of treatment of a large number of patients or casualties. MAA 100 ~ Assignment 5 Page 1 of 1 13. Acute- (of a bad, difficult, or unwelcome situation or phenomenon) present or experienced to a severe or intense degree 14.
Chronic- persisting for a long time or constantly recurring: chronic bronchitis. Often contrasted with acute. 15. Consultation- the action or process of formally consulting or discussing: 16. Matrix- an environment or material in which something develops; a surrounding medium or structure 17. Precertification- authorization for a specific medical procedure before it is done or for admission to an institution for care. It is required for payment by most U. S. managed care organizations. 18. Chief complaint- the symptom or group of symptoms about which the patient first consults the doctor; the presenting symptom. 19.
Clearinghouse- A company providing billing services for providers and insurance companies. 20. Demographic data- A generic term for objective characteristics of individuals or study populations—i. e. , age, sex, family history of a disease or condition for which they are being treated, and other findings relevant to the study in which they are participating. 21. Narrative- a spoken or written account of connected events; a story 22. Worker’s Compensation- 23. Budget- an estimate of income and expenditure for a set period of time 24. Policy 25. Posting – message on a board or internet.
26. Procedure- an established or official way of doing something 27. Adjustment- a small alteration or movement made to achieve a desired fit, appearance, or result MAA 100 ~ Assignment 5 Page 2 of 1 28. Collections- the action or process of collecting someone or something 29. Credit- the ability of a customer to obtain goods or services before payment, based on the trust that payment will be made in the future 30. Installment- a sum of money due as one of several equal payments for something, spread over an agreed period of time MAA 100 ~ Assignment.