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Training and Certification Courses for National Certification

Electronic Health Records Specialist

Prepare for a career as an Electronic Health Records Specialist and qualify to take the most popular National Certification the National Healthcareers Association's Electronic Health Records Specialist National Exam. Our comprehensive Electronic Health Records Specialist training Program is designed around inexpensive online courses and an ideal way for competent individuals to earn the necessary credentials to become an Electronic Health Records Specialist.
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Electronic Health Records Specialist

Training And Certification
    Credentials: BOC CEHRS
    Weeks to complete: (±) 10
    CEU's: 8
    * TAKE $50 OFF TOTAL COURSE PACKAGE WHEN PAID IN FULL.

Electronic Health Records

Careers

Electronic Health Records Specialist Careers

Most Electronic Health Records Specialist work full time. Some Electronic Health Records Specialist , particularly those who work in hospitals and labs, are expected to work on nights, weekends, and holidays. There are many different settings for Electronic Health Records Specialist . Some are within medical facilities, while others Others find jobs in testing centers, hospitals, or doctor's offices.

According to the United States Department of Labor: Employment of health information technicians is projected to grow 13 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. The demand for health services is expected to increase as the population ages.
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Electronic Health Recordss and Health Information Technicians held about 186,300 jobs in 2012. The need for Electronic Health Recordss is expected to rise. As our baby boomer generation grows older they are going to need more medical-related procedures, testing, and treatments. Electronic health records ( EHRs ) is increasingly becoming used by all types of healthcare facilities to record all aspects of health information. Electronic Health Recordss are needed to manage and organize the associated information. As EHR systems continue to become more widespread, Electronic Health Recordss will be needed to utilize them. Prospects will be best for those with an associate degree with a specialization in Electronic Health Records. Most Electronic Health Records Specialist work full time. Some Electronic Health Records Specialist , particularly those who work in hospitals and labs, are expected to work on nights, weekends, and holidays.

What Electronic Health Records Specialist Do.

Electronic Health Records provide a principal service to doctor's offices and healthcare facilities. Electronic health records are widely-used to manage health and treatment records and for insurance and payment purposes. Electronic Health Records work at almost all healthcare facilities. They manage and organize health information databases and registries ensuring the accuracy, accessibility, privacy, and security of a patients health information. Electronic Health Records often evaluate patient records for timeliness, completeness, accuracy, and appropriateness of data. Electronic Health Records are responsible for electronically recording data for collection, storage, evaluation, retrieval and reporting, assuring the compliance of all electronic health records datand procedures.

Salary And Job Outlook of a Electronic Health Records Specialist

The median expected annual pay for a typical Electronic Health Records Specialist in the United States around $34 K but when you add the value of the benefits total compensation reaches 50 K.

According to U.S. Bureau of Labor StatisticsThe median annual wage for medical records and health information technicians was $39,180 in May 2017. Employment of health information technicians is projected to grow 13 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. The demand for health services is expected to increase as the population ages.

Health Records Salaries

A team of Certified Compensation Health Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Health Records in the United States.
Occupation Location Last Updated
Records Clerk US June 28, 2019
Records Clerk, Sr. US June 28, 2019
Medical Records Director US June 28, 2019
Environmental, Health and Safety Director US June 28, 2019
Env., Health, and Safety Engineering Manager US June 28, 2019
Env., Health, and Safety Engineer I US June 28, 2019
Env., Health, and Safety Engineering Supervisor US June 28, 2019
Env., Health, and Safety Engineer II US June 28, 2019
Env., Health, and Safety Engineer III US June 28, 2019

Ways To Become A Electronic Health Records Specialist

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Training and Certification The The Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist ( CEHRS ) is a nationally acknowledged certification administered by the National Healthcareers Association. It is not required to have a national certification to work as an Electronic Health Records Specialist but the majority of healthcare facilities will require the accomplishment of a one year nationally recognized training program, particularly since Medicare and many other health-insurance companies will subsequently only cover's the patients phlebotomy procedure if it is performed by a Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist ( CEHRS ). getting your Certified Electronic Health Records certification significantly increase your likelihood of employment.

Advantages Of Training and Certification

The Certified Billing and Coding Specialist is a Nationally acknowledged certification. In this occupation those who are certified have a big advantage when searching for a job. A certification is a way to stand out from any prospect and it is the simplest way to prove qualifications and a certain level of competence. There is less on-the-job training, which will save you and employers valuable time and resources. After experience, Electronic Health Records Specialists can specialize and move into leadership roles. A certification proves to employers that the candidate is serious about their profession.

THE NAHCE ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS SPECIALIST CERTIFICATE AND BADGE OF COMPLETION (BOC)

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The NAHCE Electronic Health Records Certificate and badge of completion (BOC) tells your employer that you have received the highest standards in Electronic Health Records education, information, and knowledge meeting the educational requirements of the certifying bodies in this field. After receiving the NAHCE Electronic Health Records Specialist certificate and badge of completion (BOC) you will be trained to take the following certification exams:

ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORD SPECIALIST CERTIFICATION (CEHRS)

The NHA Electronic Health Record Specialist Certification (CEHRS) is a nationally accredited certification program, that meets or exceeds the accreditation criteria of the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA), ensuring the highest quality standards. The CEHRS exam tests the most current and relevant competencies necessary to ensure proficiency in performing tasks associated with electronic health records. Whether you want to work in a doctor’s office or a large clinic, becoming a CEHRS with NHA shows that you are knowledgeable and ready to be a valued member of a healthcare team.

The NHA Electronic Health Records Certification (CCMA) is a nationally accredited certification program, that meets or exceeds the accreditation criteria of the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA), ensuring an examination that meets the highest quality standards. The NHA exam tests the most current and relevant competencies necessary to ensure proficiency in the medical assisting profession. Whether you want to work in a doctor's office or a medical clinic, becoming a CCMA with NHA shows that you are knowledgeable and ready to be a valued member of a healthcare team. The purchase of NHA exam preparation materials or other educational products is not required to sit for any NCCA-accredited certification exam offered by NHA, and does not guarantee a passing score on an examiNation. Exams accredited by the National Commission For Certifying Agencies (NCCA). The NCCA accredits certification courses by providing an unbiased third-party review of our courses. Successful completion of this review results in accreditation. Those courses successfully going through this rigorous process have met certain standards and best practices to ensure that a legally defensible and psychometrically sound exam/assessment is delivered.

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Electronic health records specialist manage health information data. They use various classification systems to code and categorize patient information for insurance reimbursement purposes, for databases and registries, and to ensure the quality, accuracy, and accessibility of a patients medical and treatment histories.

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    Percent Change In Employment, Projected 2016-24

    14%
    Health technologists and technicians
    13%
    Medical records and health information technicians
    7%
    All Occupations

    Note: All occupations includes all occupations in the U.S. economy. Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistic, Employment Projections Program

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Electronic Health Records

Curriculum of Courses

Electronic Health Records

100: THE ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORD

Learning Outcomes:
  • 1 Overview of the Electronic Health Record
  • 2 History of the Electronic Health Record
  • 3 EHR Terminology
  • 4 Government Involvement in the EHR
  • 5 Healthcare Processes and the EHR
  • 6 Barriers and Benefits of the EHR
  • 7 The Future of the Electronic Health Record

110: STANDARDS AND FEATURES OF ELECTRONIC HEALTH

Learning Outcomes:
  • 1 History of EHR Standards
  • 2 EHR Functionality
  • 3 privacy, and security of the EHR
  • 4 EHR Implementation and Technology
  • 5 Electronic Health Record Competencies

THE CLINIC ADMINISTRATION

Learning Outcomes:
  • 1 The Practice View Screen
  • 2 Appointment Schedule
  • 3 Patient Tracker
  • 4 To Do Lists and Reminders
  • 5 Internal Messages
  • 6 Urgent Messages

THE PATIENT CHART

Learning Outcomes:
  • 1 Overview of the Patient Chart
  • 2 Creating a Face Sheet
  • 3 Procedures in a Patient's Chart
  • 4 New Activities in a Patient's Chart

THE OFFICE VISIT

Learning Outcomes:
  • 1 Components of the Office Visit
  • 2 Building an Office Visit Note
  • 3 Activities within the Office Visit Screen
  • 4 Routing Slip
  • 5 Adding Addenda to an Office Visit Note
  • 6 Office Visit Reports

CLINICAL TOOLS

Learning Outcomes:
  • 1 Chart Evaluation
  • 2 Test Orders
  • 3 Evaluation & Management Coder
  • 4 Superbill Form
  • 5 Patient Instructions
  • 6 Care Plans and Practice Guidelines
  • 7 Drawing Courses
  • 8 Importing Documents

CREATING TEMPLATES

Learning Outcomes:
  • 1 Creating Office Visit Templates
  • 2 Creating Physician Order Templates
  • 3 Creating Letter Templates
  • 4 Template Manager
  • 5 Creating Procedure Templates

TESTS, PROCEDURES, AND CODES

Learning Outcomes:
  • 1 Ordering a Test
  • 2 SpringLabs and Reference Lab Results
  • 3 Processing and Charting Tests
  • 4 Creating a Test Report
  • 5 Documenting, Activating, and Editing Procedure Codes
  • 6 Documenting, Activating, and Editing Diagnosis Codes

PRODUCTIVITY CENTER AND UTILITIES

Learning Outcomes:
  • 1 Bulletin Board
  • 2 Integrated Faxing
  • 3 Time Clock
  • 4 My Websites
  • 5 Calculators
  • 6 Patient Database Reporting
  • 7 Patient Archive

JOINING YOUR KNOWLEDGE

Learning Outcomes:
  • 1 Practice View Screen
  • 2 Patient Chart Screen
  • 3 Office Visit Screen
Integrated Electronic Health Records

An Overview of PrimeSUITE's Practice Management and Electronic Health Record Software

Learning Outcomes:

Health Data Structure, Collection, and Standards

Learning Outcomes:
  • The Professionals Who Maintain and Use Health Information
  • Data versus Information
  • Computer-Based Health Information Media
  • Screen-Based Data Collection Tools
  • Collecting Data Elements
  • Electronic Health (Medical) Records (EHR) (EMR)
  • Laws, Regulations, and Standards
  • Similarities and Differences between a Physician's Office and Hospital Information
  • Systems

Content of the Health Record—Administrative Data

Learning Outcomes:
  • Administrative Data Elements
  • Administrative Uses of Data
  • Accountable Care
  • The Master Patient (Person) Index (MPI)
  • Registering a New Patient in PrimeSUITE
  • Scheduling an Appointment
  • Editing Demographic Data
  • Checking in a Patient
  • Capture Insurance Information
  • Utilize the Help Feature

Content of the Health Record—the Past Medical, Surgical, Family, and Social History

Learning Outcomes:
  • Forms as Data Collection Tools
  • The Past Medical, Surgical, Family, and Social Histories
  • Handling Inconsistent or Unclear Information
  • Documenting Vital Signs

Content of the Health Record—the Care Provider's Responsibility

Learning Outcomes:
  • The SOAP Note
  • The History of Present Illness (HPI)
  • The Review of Systems (ROS)
  • The Physical Exam
  • Medical Dictation and Transcription
  • Voice (Speech) Recognition Technology
  • Electronic Prescribing (ePrescribing)
  • Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE)
  • Tracking Physicians' Orders
  • The Problem List

Financial Management: Insurance and Billing Functions

Learning Outcomes:
  • Claims Management—Why and How
  • Use of an Encounter Form
  • The Claims Process Using PrimeSUITE
  • Diagnosis and Procedure Coding Using PrimeSUITE
  • The Relationship between Documentation and Coding
  • Accountable Care Organizations
  • Accounts Receivable—Getting Paid
  • Managing Accounts Receivable in PrimeSUITE
  • Compliance

Privacy, Security, Confidentiality, and Legal Issues

Learning Outcomes:
  • The HIPAA Privacy and Security Standards
  • Evaluating an EHR System for HIPAA Compliance
  • The Role of Certification in EHR Implementation
  • Applying Security Measures
  • Handling Sensitive and Restricted Access
  • Data Integrity
  • Apply Policies and Procedures to Release Health Information Using PrimeSUITE
  • Accounting of Information Disclosures
  • Information Exchange
  • Compliance Plans
  • Safeguarding Your System and Disaster Recovery Planning

Management of Information and Communication

Learning Outcomes:
  • Internal Communications
  • Importing Documents to the EHR
  • Master Files and Templates
  • Customization
  • Using Software to Organize Your Work—Task Lists
  • Using Software as a Reminder

Decision and Compliance Support: Utilizing the Database

Learning Outcomes:
  • Using the Dashboard in PrimeSUITE to Meet Meaningful Use Standards
  • Data and Information Used in Decision Support
  • Use of Report-Writer for System Reports
  • Custom Report Writing
  • Uses of Indexes
  • Uses of Registries
  • The Credentialing Process

Electronic Health Records Practicum, Apprenticeship and Capstone

Learning Outcomes:
After successful completion of this study course students participate in the Health Education Apprenticeship and Capstone to perform skills required of a practicing Electronic Health Records. Begin your search now for the ideal NAHCE sponsored externship and future job opportunities with NAHCE's Health Career Staffing Center.
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Program Cost and Financing

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*PAY IN FULL:
$312
  • $99 down $39 month x6 Total cost: $333 / $39.00 USD - monthly
  • Integrated courseware and eBooks: Electronic Health Records / Integrated Electronic Health Records 360 Day access purchased Separately
  • Convenient, Mobile-friendly, self-paced digital experience with modern student / instructor communication lines and success coaching available to you 24 hours a day.
  • Advanced interactives, how-to videos, extra practice materials and adaptive learning tools to focus your study time
  • A lifetime of career services with unlimited student support
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