Top 5 Health Sciences Blog Posts from 2014

Best Articles of 2014

This year has been particularly interesting for the healthcare industry. Between the rollout of the Affordable Care Act and big changes happening to health information technology (see below) there has been a lot to talk about.

We would like to take a minute to thank everyone who has contributed to, read and shared Rasmussen College articles over the past year. We appreciate all the time that you have taken!

Here is a list of the health sciences articles you visited and shared the most in 2014:

1. What Does a Medical Assistant Do?


The duties of a medical assistant can vary quite a bit from hospital, to clinic, to private practice. Experts in the field talk about what their jobs entail and how they differ.

2. Mastering Medical Coding is Not as Hard as You Think

Is Medical Coding Hard? Students Share

Learning a new language can be daunting and that’s exactly what coding is. But students and experts from the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) share tips for how mastering it may not be as overwhelming as you think.

3. 4 Reasons Why Becoming a Surgical Tech is Worth it


Surgical technologist jobs are expected to grow 30 percent by 2022 - that's nearly 20 percent over the national average for all jobs. Find out how you can get a leg up on this rewarding career by completing an associate's degree.

4. 5 Requirements of Medical Assistant You’ve Mastered as a Mom

Medical Assistant Mom

You’ve spent the last several years caring for the most important (and cutest) little people in your life. Find out how your real-world skills as a mom have also been preparing you for a career in healthcare.

5. 3 HUGE Healthcare Trends Impacting the Future of Medical Coding

Healthcare Trends Medical Coding

The healthcare industry is projected to add 15.6 million jobs to the economy by 2022. Many of these jobs are coming about because of new changes being made to the industry. This list discusses the top three and how they are especially impacting the future of medical coding.

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Katy Katz

Katy is a Content Marketing Specialist at Collegis Education who writes student-focused articles on behalf of Rasmussen College. She enjoys creating engaging content to help former, current and future students on their path to a rewarding education.


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