Whether it’s a greeting at the front office or taking your vitals behind the scenes, it’s likely that your first interaction at a routine doctor’s visit is with a medical assistant. The number of medical assistant positions in the United States continues to increase, and assistants who work with physicians and nurses as they diagnose and treat patients are in demand.
As our world continues to move in the digital direction, we are replacing medical paper records with electronic systems. With this digital direction comes an exciting healthcare opportunity in health information technology (HIT).
Here are five things to know about health information technology:
Congratulations extraordinary Medtech graduates! Be proud of all your hard school work and share your accomplishments with your Facebook friends.
Celebrate graduation with a custom alumni cover photo for your Facebook profile. Choose from the two options below:
Simply choose "save as" (right click on PC) on the cover photo of your choice below. Then log-in to your Facebook profile and go to your page. Next, hover over your current cover photo to select "upload new cover photo." Voila! You're now proudly sharing your graduation achievements with your friends and family!
Are you interested in working in the healthcare field? Are you looking for a rewarding career where you can make a difference in people’s lives? Do you want to be a part of a growing professional industry? If this is the kind of future you envision, consider a career as a registered nurse.
Career description and responsibilities
Registered nurses are responsible for providing and coordinating patient care, educating patients and the public about various health conditions, and providing advice and emotional support to patients and their families.
As a registered nurse, you may monitor, record and report symptoms relating to a patient’s condition; record patients’ medical information and vital signs; prepare patients for – and assist with – examinations or treatments; order, interpret and evaluate diagnostic tests to identify a patient’s condition; and more.
When you see a medical term, you may be confused as to what the word means or the pronunciation. This infograph will help you to better understand some of the basic medical terms.
As we celebrate the Medical Billing & Coding Specialist program this week at Medtech, let’s take a look at all we have to celebrate about this program.
First, the medical billing and coding field is expected to grow by 21% between 2010 and 2010, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistic’s Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition. That is an additional 37,700 medical billing and coding careers. One of the fastest growing careers in the medical field, medical billing and coding specialists are in-demand right now!
As a medical biller, it is your responsibility to make sure that patients of a healthcare facility are being billed correctly. Part of this responsibility may include talking with a patient’s health insurance company to ensure that all payments are paid on time.
Join Medtech for our Atlanta Education and Technical Career Fair this Thursday, June 13, 2013! We will be meeting at the Overlook II Building from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Click here for more details on this event.
Medtech is seeking to hire Full-Time, Part-Time and Adjunct dynamic degreed Instructors with hands on working experience in the following professional arenas: Medical Billing and Coding, Medical Assisting, Math, English, Psychology, Biology, Chemistry, General Science and Dental Front Office. In addition to being subject-matter experts, desired candidates are passionate about sharing knowledge, adept in making personal connections and are inspired to make a difference in the lives of others.
Fort Wayne, Indiana, delivers when it comes to historical culture and outdoor excitement. Built where three rivers – the St. Joseph, St. Mary’s and Maumee – converge, Fort Wayne has been awarded the All-America City Award three times. This distinction is given to 10 cities each year that work together as a community to identify and tackle community-wide challenges. Whether looking for family-friendly activities or a night out with friends, everyone will enjoy this exciting community with its natural and peaceful setting. Fort Wayne is conveniently located equal distance (3 ½ hours) to major cities Chicago, Detroit and Cincinnati. But before you pack your bags for a weekend getaway, check out what Fort Wayne has to offer.
You may be familiar with Florence Nightingale and her outstanding accomplishments in the nursing field. But how much do you really know about her? Here are five facts about Nightingale’s life that may surprise you.
1. Her parents didn’t want her to enter the nursing field.
Nightingale’s affluent British family ran with some of the most elite social circles in the country. But while her parents took great pride in climbing the social ladder, Nightingale preferred to avoid the limelight. She took an interest in philanthropy at an early age, caring for ill and poor people in her village. By the time she was 16 years old, Nightingale had decided that nursing was her calling.