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6 Simple Steps to Become a Medical Billing Expert

How to Become a Medical Billing & Coding Expert

You’ve decided to join the allied health sector as a medical biller and coder – congratulations! But how do you find the medical billing and coding training to provide all the skills you’ll need in your new career?

There are thousands of accredited medical billing and coding schools throughout the country. So whether you’re already a current member of the medical field and looking for a new career – or just entering allied healthcare – our comprehensive guide provides all of the necessary information for you to make an educated decision.

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Medical Assistant vs Licensed Practical Nurse

LPN and Medical Assistant

Have you been thinking about studying to be a medical assistant (MA) or a licensed practical nurse (LPN)? While there is some overlap in terms of responsibilities, these medical careers demand totally different requirements.

With countless paths to choose from, learning more about prospective salaries and career opportunities will help you find the perfect career for you.

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Best Pharmacy Tech Career Opportunities in the US

Best Pharmacy Tech Career Opportunities in the US

There’s never been a better time to join the allied health sector as a pharmacy technician. With short, affordable training programs that get you into the workforce in less than a year, there are countless career options for trained pharmacy technicians.

So how do pharmacy technician job prospects stack up throughout the United States? We’ve sifted through the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics data to determine the areas that are expected to provide the best job outlooks and salaries over the next decade.

Keep reading to discover more about your future as a certified pharmacy technician.

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16 Great Reasons to Start a Medical Billing and Coding Career

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Considering a career change? Thinking about a position in medicine, administration, or even data entry? You may want to look at medical coding and billing in the health information technology sector!

Need some convincing? We’ve got 16 reasons why this allied health career deserves serious consideration.

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What’s The Difference Between a Pharmacy Technician and Pharmacist?

Difference Between Pharmacy Technician and Pharmacist

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If you’ve ever picked up a prescription at your neighborhood pharmacy, you’ve definitely spoken with a pharmacist, and more than likely a pharmacy technician. Both of these health professionals work together to ensure timely medication processing, customer assistance, and more.

The biggest difference between these two professions, however, comes down to education. In this article, we unpack each sector’s educational requirements, job responsibilities, and career prospects.

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Medical Billing and Coding Specialist Salaries in NJ

Medical Billing and Coding Specialist Salaries in New Jersey - AIMS Education

Welcome to the world of medical billing and coding! As a crucial member of the allied healthcare team, you’ll provide expert assistance to patients, insurance companies, and medical providers alike.

Before you become a certified billing and coding specialist, however, you’ll probably want to know what kind of salary you can expect.

To start your career off on the right foot, we’ve compiled everything you need to know about billing and coding salaries in New Jersey and its neighboring states– once you finish your medical billing and coding training program, that is!

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Best MRI Technologist Career Opportunities in the US

Best MRI Technologist Career Opportunities in the US

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Why should you consider an allied health career as an MRI technologist? Well, with annual salaries that fall well above the average American income – and excellent job growth in nearly every state – there are fantastic career prospects around the country.

For people looking to start a new career as an MRI technologist, the question remains: Where should you go for the best career prospects? We’ve sorted through data via the Bureau of Labor Statistics to find the best MRI tech salaries by state.
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The History and Future of Surgical Technology


The History and Future of Surgical Technology  - AIMS Education

The first documented surgical procedures date back to Ancient Egypt around 3500 years ago. Legend has it that they were performed by knowledgeable priests to treat various maladies. These priests almost certainly required assistants to help with the procedures, which is probably the only thing that hasn’t changed since those ancient surgeries.

Today, it would be impossible to imagine what surgery would be like without the helping hands of a surgical technologist.

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Is AI the Future of Medical Assistant Jobs?

Is AI the Future of Medical Assistant Jobs? - AIMS Education

Artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly gaining momentum across many industries. In the health sector, its impact is set to fundamentally change medicine, from drug research and development to patient care.

With technology becoming a part of everyday life – and the healthcare industry adopting more of the latest developments – AI has become a topic of discussion, especially among medical assistants.

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