Electronic Medical Records Management Training
As a fully trained Electronic Medical Records Management technician, you’ll have an advantage in finding employment at a variety of medical offices, medical record facilities and libraries, hospitals, clinics, insurance companies, and medical billing companies.
A Curriculum Designed to Give Students an Edge
In this program, you’ll learn a broad range of professional skills that are in high demand in the medical industry. Training is provided on industry current technology to give you the experience you need to help find employment upon graduation.
Lifetime Job Placement Assistance
Our Career Services team is dedicated to helping you find the career and externships that are right for you. Experienced human resource personnel as well as medical professionals who know what physicians and their office managers, hospitals and nursing home administrators want in their employees will be at your disposal. We help you with everything from resume preparation and mock interviews to letters of recommendation.
Financial Aid Options that Work for You
Our Financial Aid department will work with you to find education funding options that work with you. Everyone’s financial situation is different, so contact us using the form on this page, or at (877) 206-4279 to speak with our experts. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.
About Our EMR Program
The Electronic Medical Records Management curriculum provides a carefully planned didactic education experience. Cambridge’s classroom theory is highly focused on personal attention and hands-on experience. Students in this program are also eligible to take the following credentialing examination:
The Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS) is responsible for maintaining the integrity and protecting the privacy and security of patient information. AS a Certified EHR Specialist, you may perform some or all of the following tasks:
- Audit patient records for compliance with legal and regulatory requirements
- Abstract clinical information for inclusion in reports such as quality improvement studies
- Perform basic coding to submit claims for reimbursement for insurers
- Process Release of Information (ROI) requests for medical records
- Review patient records to ensure they are complete
- Collect patient demographic and insurance information
We Prepare You for the Workplace
The Electronic Medical Records Management program at Cambridge implements training in multiple medical settings and addresses these core skills:
- Health Science Core Fundamentals
- Anatomy & Physiology with Lab
- Medical Terminology
- Electronic Medical Office Procedures
- Computer Applications
- Computerized Practice Management
- CPT- 4, ICD- 9/HCPCS, ICD10 coding
- Medicare & Medicaid
- Records Management Systems
The Electronic Medical Records Management program offers flexible learning options, and dependent upon your scheduling choice, students typically complete the course in 9 to 12 months.
What Does a Electronic Medical Records Management Do?
Under the direct supervision of physicians or medical administrators, Electronic Medical Records Management individuals are generally responsible for the following duties:
- Medical Billing and Coding
- Microsoft Office software
- Computerized practice management including medical billing software
- Electronic health records
- Systems management
- Laws and codes of healthcare privacy
- Archival requirements
- Privacy laws
Career Opportunities for Graduates of the Cambridge Electronic Medical Records Program
Employment for Electronic Medical Records Management is expected to grow faster than the national average for all other occupations. Employment for Electronic Medical Records Management is expected to grow 21% from 2010 to 2020*. The demand for health services is expected to increase as the population ages. An aging population will need more medical tests, treatments, and procedures. This will also mean more claims for reimbursement from private and public insurance. Additional records, coupled with widespread use of electronic health records by all types of healthcare providers, should lead to an increased need for technicians to organize and manage the associated information in all areas of the healthcare industry.
In addition to enjoying a wide range of employment opportunities in various medical settings such as physicians’ offices, hospitals, clinics, and Billing Companies the career outlook for Electronic Medical Records Management is boosted by changes in Medicare and Medicaid with medical offices converting to an electronic medical records management system.
Enroll in the Electronic Medical Records Program at Cambridge
With training from Cambridge, you’ll be fully prepared to jumpstart your career as a healthcare professional! We’re ready to help you through every step of the enrollment process.
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*Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition, Radiologic Technologists, on the Internet athttp://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/radiologic-technologists.htm (visited June16, 2013).