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What are Electronic Medical Records?

Written by Autumn Granza on Wednesday, 02 September 2020. Posted in Healthcare

Inside a medical office.

Electronic medical records (EMR), also known as electronic health records (EHR), are a digital collection of a patient's medical and health history, usually stored on a computer or electronic device.

What Are the Differences Between a Certificate, Diploma, & Degree?

Written by Nicole Krempasky on Monday, 24 August 2020. Posted in Career, Online College, Why Ashworth

Girl looking out from book.

So, you’re ready to start the next step in your education, but aren’t sure where to start. With so many options out there, the information can be overwhelming. For instance, what is the difference between a degree, a certificate, and a diploma? Are there different kinds of each? And more importantly, which one will meet your needs? Ashworth College can help you understand your options and choose which path is right for you.

What is Medical Terminology?

Written by Nicole Krempasky on Tuesday, 11 August 2020. Posted in Healthcare

Medical sketch of spine.

Medical terminology is the language used by doctors to describe the different parts and functions of the human body, like the respiratory and nervous systems. It is an essential part of any healthcare job, so whether you’re just entering your career in medicine or if you’re looking to build on what you already do, medical terminology can be a great place to start.

What is the Difference Between Healthcare Administration and Management?

Written by Autumn Granza on Wednesday, 05 August 2020. Posted in Healthcare

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While both roles ensure the smooth operation of healthcare facilities, healthcare management focuses on overseeing the direction of the facility and company-wide initiatives and needs. Healthcare administration focuses on individual departments, day-to-day operations, and staffing.

What Jobs Are in Healthcare Administration?

Written by Autumn Granza on Tuesday, 28 July 2020. Posted in Healthcare

Women at work looking at papers.

Professionals in healthcare administration may pursue a variety of career paths, including those in the human resource, facility management, marketing, and financial fields. While the day-to-day duties as a healthcare administrator may vary, the goal of their role remains the same: to ensure the health system they work in runs smoothly.

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