Electronic Health Records Management Careers
Electronic health records professionals are respected for their ability to organize patient records—including information regarding diagnoses, procedures, and treatments—and to work with insurance carriers. As the baby boom generation ages, medical offices are expanding to accommodate the rising number of patients, procedures and paperwork.
Healthcare reform has made the role of health records management careers more prominent. The U.S. Department of Labor expects a 15% increase in employment of medical records and health information technicians through 2024, with $35,900 in median pay.
- The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a 15% growth rate in Electronic Health Records Management by 2024.
A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.
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SOURCE: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Medical Records and Health Information Technicians (January 13, 2016).