What is the best degree to have to work in a medical office?
I would like to work in the medical field but prefer doing paperwork over seeing patients. I wouldn't mind doing some patient work (blood tests, vitals, etc.) but I'd much rather be running the office. Any suggestions on what degree or field of study would be best to have (business, medical assistant, etc)? Thanks!
Asked By: Cherlybird - 5/26/2008
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Please be wary of the medical assistant career option as there are not supposed to be too many jobs for the MA (or medical biller or coder) despite what private $$ schools proclaim. If wanting to get the training, please consider the county vo-tech school or community college (perhaps non-credit course) as opposed to... More
Answered By: jannsody - 5/26/2008
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Answered By: oldknowitall - 5/26/2008
Medical Office Administration (my major... More
Answered By: Laura in North Carolina - 5/26/2008
try becoming a medical transcriptionist. :) or a medical language specialist. visit www.mtuniversity.com
Answered By: *yawn* - 5/27/2008
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