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News Archives: Healthcare

Healthcare Jobs Are Needed Now More Than Ever

Posted: March 18, 2020

Healthcare Jobs Are Needed Now More Than Ever
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Right now, residents in Lansing, Jackson, Mt. Pleasant, and all across Michigan are taking precautions to stay safe during the COVID-19 outbreak. They can rest assured knowing that healthcare professionals across the state are working hard to keep them healthy. However, doctors, nurses, and medical assistants are in limited supply.

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Healthcare Worker Shortage Projected to Grow

Posted: December 26, 2018

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With baby boomers living longer and requiring health services, there is more of a need for healthcare professionals. And it’s not just doctors and nurses who will fulfill the demand; support staff is more crucial than ever. There is already high demand for professionals like Medical Assistants, Certified Nurse Aides, and Phlebotomy Technicians, and according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, demand will be faster than average for all three professions through 2026.

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The 7 Qualities You Need to Succeed in Billing & Coding

Posted: August 14, 2018

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Medical billers and coders are an important part of any medical practice that accepts insurance. If you want a job in healthcare but prefer office work to a role that’s hands-on with patients, this could be a great career for you.

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What You Need to Know About HIPAA if You’re a Medical Assistant

Posted: August 7, 2018

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When you begin your training as a medical assistant, you need to pay really close attention to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). HIPAA makes sure patients get the insurance coverage they’re entitled to and improves how patient information is handled in the healthcare world. It’s also the law across the whole country. Here’s what you need to know about HIPAA if you’re a medical assistant.

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The Pros and Cons of Becoming a Medical Assistant

Posted: May 29, 2018

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There are pros and cons to any job. If you are considering a medical assistant career, make sure you weigh your options and look at the good and not-so-good. Medical Assistants often love what they do but is this career right for you?

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Why Is Proper Specimen Collection So Important?

Posted: April 24, 2018

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When a patient is diagnosed and treated, the lab tests that doctors run play an important role in helping patients get better. Effective health plans depend on the accuracy of those test results. To ensure that accuracy, it is vitally important for all healthcare workers to handle specimen collection with the greatest care.

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Is It Difficult to Learn Medical Billing & Coding?

Posted: October 31, 2017

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Is medical billing & coding hard? That’s the kind of question you might ask as you consider this healthcare career. It can be super scary to try something new, especially if it’s unlike anything you’ve ever tried before. But like most things that seem like a challenge at first, it may be worth it in the end. Here’s what you’ll want to know about learning Medical Billing & Coding.

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What Are The 10 Steps for a Proper Blood Draw?

Posted: October 10, 2017

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Whether you work as a Nurse, Medical Assistant, or Phlebotomist, one of your recurring tasks will be the patient blood draw. It’s absolutely essential that you follow proper procedures to ensure the health and safety of your patients, your coworkers, and you. Here’s what you need to know.

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