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  • Electronic Health Records – Current Trends - Electronic Health Record TrendsIn the healthcare field change is the only constant. The last ten years of healthcare reform have seen more change than ever before. In 2009 as a part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, a federally mandated switch to fully electronic health records (EHR) was launched. The goal of the switch […]
  • Healthcare Careers Alternative to Medical Assisting - Healthcare Careers Alternative to Medical AssistingFast-paced, intensive, demanding, and rewarding are probably the top adjectives medical professionals would use to describe their jobs. Many medical professionals today begin their careers in entry-level positions such as the medical assistant role, and then move up to more advanced career positions. An entire career as a medical assistant […]
  • Medical Assistant Interviewing 101 - Medical Assistant Interviewing 101Medical assistants seeking first time employment will find the job hunting and hiring process quite similar to any other entry-level employment. You have to search for openings, submit your resume and go through at least one interview. Through EBI’s Medical Assisting program, you should be all set to create a thorough resume, […]
  • Why Choose Medical Billing and Coding Career - Why Choose the Medical Billing and Coding CareerMedical billing and coding is a vital part of our healthcare system, despite public perceptions that it’s a bit of a dull desk job. The fact is that medical billing and coding specialists typically have a great quality of life. They’re in stable jobs in a continuously growing […]
  • Medical Assisting Career Opportunities - Medical Assisting Career OpportunitiesIf you’re in the process of becoming a medical assistant, or even considering the possibility, rest assured that there is no shortage of long-term career options and advancement. You might already know that qualified, highly skilled medical assistants are always in demand in the medical field.The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the […]
  • Medical Assisting Technology and Equipment - Medical Assisting Technology and EquipmentEntering a medical career should be exciting and gratifying, but can also be nerve-wracking, even overwhelming. The good news is there are doctors, nurses, administrators, and a slew of other medical professionals to help you adjust to your new career. The less than good news is that, at least in the […]
  • Medical Assisting: Working in a Hospital Compared to Clinic - Medical Assisting – Hospitals vs. ClinicsNo matter what type of medical facility in which medical assistants work, they have among the most diverse jobs in healthcare. There are, however, significant differences between medical assistants in hospital settings and medical assistants in clinic or individual practice settings. This is an important distinction for relatively new medical […]
  • 2017 Medical Industry Trends - It’s a digital world where technology moves quickly and those who can’t adapt risk getting left behind. Fortunately you’re a savvy professional hungry for success in the medical field. Whether you’re training for entry-level positions in medical coding and billing, medical assisting or medical office assisting, it’s vital that you keep up to date with […]
  • Medical Billing and Coding Employment Surge - Healthcare information technology, communications and administration careers continue to grow, which places a high demand on entry-level professionals eager to jump into a managed healthcare career. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 15 percent employment growth rate over the next ten years. This employment growth is nothing new for the healthcare industry, but […]
  • What To Include on Your Medical Assisting Resume - What to Include on Your Medical Assisting ResumeMedical job applications are a bit different than applications in other industries. Like all other job applications, however, the most important part is the applicant’s resume. Medical resumes typically have more specialized, thorough skills sections, and because healthcare employers put more value on work experience, references are extremely […]