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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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Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

Medical software
  • Healthcare common procedure coding system HCPCS Hot Technology
  • Henry Schein Dentrix Hot Technology
Desktop communications software
  • Eko
Data base user interface and query software
  • Microsoft SQL Server Hot Technology
  • Structured query language SQL Hot Technology

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Job Outlook

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$51,840
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