medical record technician

medical record technician

a health professional responsible for maintaining components of health information systems consistent with the medical, administrative, ethical, legal, accreditation, and regulatory requirements of the health care delivery system.

medical record technician

A technician who assists the medical record administrator by coding, analyzing, and preserving patients' medical records and compiling reports, disease indices, and statistics in health care institutions.
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Medical Record Technician, Bidar Institute of Medical Sciences, Bidar.
that all of the functions now taught in medical record technician schools could be performed by a machine today.
The subject was education (training courses for medical record technicians had just been approved) and the discussion centred on the importance of encouraging staff to enroll in training programs in order to progress within the field.
In 1953 the program for the training of medical record technicians that had been prepared by the Education and Registration Committee was approved by the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals of the American Medical Association.
A senior medical record technician at Olive View-UCLA Medical Center boosted his annual salary of $42,812 by 82 percent with $36,185 in overtime.
Other hot careers include medical assistants (70% projected growth), radiologic technologists (66%), homemaker-home health aides (63%), medical record technicians (60%), and medical secretaries (58%).
CHDR uses panels of medical experts and a full time in-house multi-disciplinary staff of health attorneys, nurses, public health experts, and medical record technicians in the review process.
Occupations that will grow significantly because of their concentration in the health industry include: Registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, nursing aides, physicians, physical therapists, occupational therapists, medical technicians, clinical laboratory technicians, medical record technicians, medical secretaries, and receptionists.
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