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Health Information Technologists & Medical Registrars

Also called: Medical Records Analyst, Medical Records Director

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What they do:
Apply knowledge of healthcare and information systems to assist in the design, development, and continued modification and analysis of computerized healthcare systems. Abstract, collect, and analyze treatment and followup information of patients. May educate staff and assist in problem solving to promote the implementation of the healthcare information system. May design, develop, test, and implement databases with complete history, diagnosis, treatment, and health status to help monitor diseases.
On the job, you would:
  • Assign the patient to diagnosis-related groups (DRGs), using appropriate computer software.
  • Compile medical care and census data for statistical reports on diseases treated, surgery performed, or use of hospital beds.
  • Design databases to support healthcare applications, ensuring security, performance and reliability.

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Personality

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Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

Medical software
  • Medical procedure coding software
  • MEDITECH software Hot Technology
Data base user interface and query software
  • Data entry software Hot Technology
  • Microsoft Access Hot Technology
Document management software
  • Hyland Software OnBase
  • IDX Systems Patient Chart Tracking

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Job Outlook

Bright Outlook
New job opportunities are very likely in the future.
Salary
$49,850
$27,670
$103,430
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