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Ashworth College Introduces New Electronic Health Records Training Program

on Tuesday, 04 February 2014.

Ashworth College (, a leading online school, announced the addition of an Electronic Health Records Management Career Diploma program to its expansive list of accredited certification preparation courses.

The online college offers all graduates of the Electronic Health Records Training Program the opportunity to sit for the National HealthCareer Association's Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS™) exam. The exam fee and, once passed, the Certification certificate, are included in the student's tuition.

"Completing the electronic health records training and continuing with the certification process allows our graduates to demonstrate their aptitude and mastery of the skills that those in the healthcare field are looking for," said Dr. Leslie Gargiulo, Ashworth College Chief Academic Officer. "There are always an abundance of career opportunities for men and women in the electronic health records field, and for those with certification the demand is even higher."

Dr. Gargiulo went on to cite U.S. Department of Labor statistics which indicate a growth in career opportunities in the medical records field. "It's estimated that by 2020, employment in the health records field will increase by 22%, translating to 41,100 new career positions."

Ashworth's Electronic Health Records Training                   

The Electronic Health Records Management Career Diploma program from Ashworth College is comprised of 10 in-depth lessons that are available for online study. The program is 100% self-paced and can be completed in a matter of a few months. The certified course shows students how to...

  • Organize patients' medical charts
  • Understand major medical insurance programs
  • Process insurance claim forms
  • Follow regulatory procedures
  • Assemble the medical record

As a widely respected nationally accredited online school, Ashworth College builds its education programs and courses to fit within the student's budget as well as personal and career goals. Students can enroll and start any day of the year.

About Ashworth College

Celebrating 25 years of Educating Minds and Changing Lives, leading online school Ashworth College has built a tradition of excellence by offering students worldwide an extensive range of online college degrees, online certificate programs, career training and online high school diploma options that are affordable and fit the busy schedules of working adults. Headquartered in Peachtree Corners, GA. Ashworth is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC). The DEAC is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency. For more information, visit

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