Get Training in the Field of Electronic Medical Records in Lewisburg, PA
Do you love technology and working with computers? Do you like analyzing data? Do you think that a career in medicine sounds rewarding? If you answered yes to these questions, you might be interested in our Electronic Health Records program in Lewisburg, PA.
There are many ways, other than being a doctor or a nurse, to be part of the medical industry. Medical facilities depend on people with Electronic Health Records training to collect, analyze and record important medical data. The Electronic Health Records program at McCann can help you earn an Associate in Specialized Business Degree in Electronic Health Records in as little as 20 months.
We’ve helped students from all over Lewisburg, Montadon, Linntown, College Park, and Fairville start their careers. If you live in these areas of Pennsylvania, keep reading to learn how McCann can train you for a new career.
This program is offered through our CampusFlex track which brings you the best of both on-campus classes and online coursework. You’ll spend the majority of your time at our campus, training in a group environment and complete some of your coursework online.
What Medical Records Technician Training Will Teach You
Come to McCann to find the right Electronic Health Records training program in Pennsylvania. We will teach you to understand medical terminology and train you to perform the tasks your job will require.
Our coursework is designed to prepare you for your chosen career so that by the time you graduate, you will feel confident in your ability to work in Electronic Health Records. Here are just a few of the classes we offer in our Electronic Health Records program:
- Medical Office Systems: This course provides a working knowledge of the administrative and financial duties performed by an allied health professional in the medical office setting, including the utilization of EHR software simulations. Students learn to organize and plan assigned tasks, set priorities, work under pressure, develop initiative, and make decisions as a member of the healthcare team.
- Medical Coding: This course provides the primary skills needed for medical procedural and diagnostic coding. Emphasis is placed on the use of coding manuals to assign diagnostic and procedural codes for the medical billing process.
- Medical Insurance Billing: Students will identify and explain the guidelines of Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs), Preferred Provider Organizations (PPOs), Traditional Insurance, Group Plans, Individual Plans and Government Sponsored Plans. Students will learn about completing CMS1500 Claim Forms, and processing and billing insurance claims. Students will examine methods of pre-certification, pre-authorization and referrals.
If you want to find out more about the classes offered in the area of medical records technician training, download our Course Catalog.
Careers in Electronic Health Records
As more and more of the nation’s population ages, the need for people with experience working with Electronic Medical Records will continue to increase. In fact, Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a 15% increase in the demand for qualified Medical Records and Health Information Technicians.*
Here is just one of the jobs that you could look into with Electronic Health Records training:
Medical Records and Health Information Technician
No medical practice could function without a Medical Records Technician. They have important Electronic Health Records knowledge and software skills. Most medical practices have already switched over to electronic patient records, and those that haven’t will follow soon. Medical Records Technicians also have strong organizational skills, which keep practices running smoothly.
Learn More about Electronic Health Records Training in Lewisburg, PA
on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/medical-records-and-health-information-technicians.htm (visited December 02, 2016).