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Medical Transcription: Find an AHDI Approved Program

Medical Transcription: Find an AHDI Approved Program

Although you don’t have to have a degree to become a medical transcriptionist, more and more employers are only looking at individuals who have graduated from an AHDI accredited program.

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What is a Medical Secretary?

What is a Medical Secretary?

For a health care job that has more to do with administration and less to do with hands-on patient care, you may want to consider a medical secretary career.

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Working in Electronic Medical Records

Working in Electronic Medical Records

Most types of health care careers already use EMR on a daily basis. For example, a medical receptionist who logs appointments into a computerized system is proficient in that type of record-keeping. Medical transcriptionists take recordings and written notes and put them into a computer. Many pharmacists and pharmacy technicians get their prescriptions via a CPOE (computerized physician order entry) system. And in doctor’s offices, many medical assistants are now responsible for taking vitals and logging them all into the system before the doctor sees the patient.

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Green Health Care Jobs

Green Health Care Jobs

Anyone who has ever worked in the medical field knows that “green” health services are a bit of an oxymoron. From disposable gloves and laundry services to the amount of paperwork processed on a daily basis, most health care facilities are more concerned with keeping patients healthy than contributing to the environment in a positive […]

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Medical Transcriptionist a Top Work At Home Job

Medical Transcriptionist a Top Work At Home Job

Fox Business.com recently came out with a list of some of the most lucrative and in-demand jobs where employees have the options of working from the comfort of their own homes. Prominent on the list for health care workers and those aspiring to health care careers, is a career as a medical transcriptionist. The U.S. […]

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Becoming a Certified Medical Transcriptionist (CMT)

Becoming a Certified Medical Transcriptionist (CMT)

A career as a medical transcriptionist, an individual who transcribes handwritten medical records into typewritten or computerized ones, is a perfect example of a career in which certification has its privileges.

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