What do your medical records contain? How long are medical records kept, and who sees them? We compiled a list of common questions patients have about their medical records. Keep reading to learn more about this key component of effective, modern healthcare.
Articles tagged with health information technician
What is information governance and what role does it play in health information technology? Familiarize yourself with this important aspect of the field by hearing from the experts themselves.
Instead of scouring the web for bits and pieces of information about clinical documentation improvement, here’s your chance to get the whole picture in one place. Take a few moments to learn from CDI insiders, get a bearing on CDI basics and start to explore how this growing trend will affect your future career.
There are plenty of benefits of electronic health records for both healthcare providers and patients alike. Keep reading to learn just some of the ways EHRs are making changes for the better in the healthcare industry.
If you’re thinking you can’t capitalize on this opportunity because you’re not “tech-savvy”, think again! HIT employers are seeking candidates with a wide variety of traits and abilities – many of which have nothing to do with technical expertise. Keep reading to see if you have what it takes to excel in health information technology careers.
While we see the fantastic results of the HIT workforce, it can be hard to picture what a job in HIT actually looks like. Who stands behind the HIT curtain? What is a health information technician, anyway? We did some research and spoke to professionals in the field to get the real story. Read on to sneak a peek behind the scenes and step into the shoes of an HIT professional.
You don’t want to pass up an opportunity to diversify your expertise and make yourself even more relevant to employers. But you’re probably wondering where to start. There are countless HIT certifications out there today, and sorting through the alphabet soup of acronyms can be overwhelming. That's why we did the work for you!
How can one possibly keep a pulse on the current developments in technology and healthcare? The best answer is to follow healthcare blogs specializing in tech. If you work in HIT or are just interested in the field, you’ll want to keep tabs on some of the top healthcare blogs. Here are 10 we think are worth keeping tabs on.
The job of a health information technologist is critical to providing quality health care. Health information technologist is responsible for recording symptoms and medical history, previous medical exam reports and treatment plans, laboratory test results, and other doctors' diagnoses. Learn more about educational and career paths as a health information technician
Health information management and health information technician are two career paths in a booming industry that is projected to add 5.6 million jobs through 2022. Check out this infographic to see which one is right for you.
Discover the history of Heath Information Technology (HIT) through the 21st Century.
A career isn't always a linear progression-sometimes you have to zigzag and stumble a bit through different jobs until you find the right fit. Bloomington, Minn., health information technology grad Katrina Oberhelman did her fair share of zigzagging before finding her way into a career in the medical field. This is how she made her way there from a start as a would-be firefighter.