How do I get a job in Health Information Management?
I have a degree in Journalism. I work in banking currently doing Risk. I would like to obtain a career in Healthcare. Not specifically dealing directly with patients, but something related to the business side of healthcare. With my experience in Risk and a bachelor's in Journalism, what entry level position can I get in Health Information Management?
Asked By: shanell - 9/23/2008
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Just off the cuff, I'm thinking that without formal training in HIM, perhaps a medical records (health information) clerk position. (Please note that most medical records clerk jobs include high volume filing and can be pretty physical in nature.) Even a medical coding job requires graduation from an accredited... More
Answered By: jannsody - 9/23/2008
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the traditional health information management job is disappearing due to the implementation of electronic medical records. All health records departments are shrinking and will eventually be replaced with a couple clerks that manage archives and print and mail charts (that will go eventually too... More
Answered By: daddylonglegs2003 - 9/23/2008
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