Games Medical Transcription Services Play…

Have you analyzed your outsourced transcription services contract recently? Is your current vendor charging you a fair “market” rate? Is your current vendor leveraging speech recognition technology for your benefit or theirs? Is your transcription being done overseas – without your knowledge? Are you benefiting financially for the work done in India or does this […]

ICD-9-CM vs. CPT-4

ICD-9-CM versus CPT-4 Do you know what the header of this article means?  If you do, you more than likely have some experience in the medical billing and coding profession.  The next question would be; do you know the answer to this question?  What are these things? Are they important and how are they different?  […]

The OpenNotes Project – Shared Medical Records Online

You may have signed a release to review or obtain copies of the documents in your medical record.  Your primary care physician may have faxed or mailed copies of your notes to a specialist you were referred to.  You may have even found it necessary to make a formal request to have an error fixed […]

Medical Billing and Coding as a Career

Have you been one of those people that have been laid off due to downsizing or let go because your job has been outsourced by your company?  Have you often thought that you need a career that can take you to retirement and beyond in case you are not ready to retire at age 65 […]

When Does Meaningful Use Become Meaningless or Worse?

Many individuals believe that electronic medical records (EMRs) are a major component driving the digital transformation of the healthcare industry. The value of EMRs have been well published and include the following benefits: Remote access to patient information. Immediate access to the information. The elimination of chart chasing. The elimination of duplicate entry of the […]

Healthcare outpaces all other sectors in jobs growth

I have read several times of recent, a few interesting articles about the economy and jobs market.  One interesting fact seems to keep popping up in all the articles, the healthcare sector is the place to be.  The healthcare sector is growing by leaps and bounds and any jobs related to that industry are on the […]

Get a Jump Start on a New Career!

By simply receiving a medical coding certificate, you will become prepared to work inside the one of the fastest-growing fields. With the major changes in health care, Medical Coding is quickly becoming on of the fastest growing professions in the United States.   What is Medical Coding? Medical coding professionals provide a key step in the […]

Important Features of an Online Education Program

Online education is not the best choice for everyone but is a good choice for you?  Here are some thoughts for you to consider. Flexibility – We are busy people! We have kids; we have full time jobs, etc. When do we fit in education? Flexibility is a HUGE benefit when doing online education. We […]

My AHDPGTM Success Story

Again, thank you for sharing your success story with us.  It just tickled us so that we were able to be a part of your journey.  Here is Amber’s Story… My AHDPGTM Success Story I have always known that the healthcare industry was where I belonged, particularly in medical transcription, so the decision to pursue […]