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Learning the fundamentals of Medical Insurance Services is an essential part of every Medical Assistant Training School program featured on this site. 

Check out our featured medical billing and coding schools to find the medical program that works for you.

Healthcare administrators are the backbone of the medical system, ensuring that physicians have the tools, supplies, and working environment necessary to properly tend to their patients.

Massage Therapy Schools

August 7, 2013

Massage Therapy, like many medical field careers, has boomed in the last few years and that positive spike is expected to continue. A career as massage therapist not only benefits your clients but it benefits you and your quality of life. Being able to earn a living is very important but loving your work is more important. With training in massage therapy, you can have both.

 

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Licensed practical nurses (LPNs), or licensed vocational nurses (LVNs, as they are called in California and Texas) care for the sick, injured, and disabled under the direction of registered nurses (RNs) and physicians. Most LPNs and LVNs provide basic bedside care and take vital signs such as blood pressure, pulse, temperature, and respiration.

"HIPAA" is the common name for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (Public Law 104-191). HIPAA covers "protected health information" - in other words, patient records and personal details that are collected, maintained, received, and transmitted by healthcare organizations, employers, and other institutions. The law requires all healthcare organizations to adhere to national standards for security, protection, privacy, and health information management. (HIPAAdvisory)

The Healthcare management field offers a range of opportunities and challenges. Today, an estimated 100,000 people occupy health management positions at numerous organizational levels, from department head to chief executive officer. If you choose a career in health care management, your first job might be an entry to mid-level management position. As the population ages, opportunities for advancement will continue to improve.

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Learning the structure and science of modern-day Healthcare Information Systems is an increasingly complex undertaking. As technology improves and governmental regulations become more restrictive, Healthcare Information Professionals are in higher demand than ever. Although most of the schools recommended by our editors include Healthcare Information Systems and Healthcare IT curriculum, the programs summarized below were found to provide the most comprehensive training in Healthcare Information Systems.

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Medical Executive Assistants transcribe dictation, prepare correspondence, and assist physicians or medical scientists with reports, speeches, articles, and conference proceedings. They also record simple medical histories, arrange for patients to be hospitalized, and order supplies.

Ultrasonography is a diagnostic medical sonography procedure that uses high frequency sound (ultrasound) waves to produce dynamic visual images of organs, tissues, or blood flow inside the body. This type of procedure is often referred to as a sonogram or ultrasound scan.

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