The Electronic Medical Records program offers a balance of theory and application along with hands-on practice throughout the course. Students will be exposed to McKesson Practice Partner EHR software. The Electronic Medical Records training program will introduce students to the role of the healthcare professional using EHR and students will have the opportunity to navigate through the system and understand the basic functions of the software. The course will also cover topics such as HIPPA, Patient Rights, ICD10 and CPT4 Coding, auditing medical charts, and the impact Electronic Medical Records have on the job responsibilities of a medical office.
A career working with Electronic Health Records can be a rewarding and challenging occupation in the healthcare field. Those who work with Electronic Health Records provide invaluable administrative support in healthcare settings. This may include, but is not limited to scheduling appointments, maintaining patient records, auditing patient records, billing patients, compiling and recording medical charts, reports, and correspondence.
Individuals who work with Electronic Health Records often work in physicians’ offices, hospitals, and nursing care facilities.