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Health Information Technology Certification in Louisiana - LA

A September 2010 government report stated that, rural healthcare facilities working to convert their paper-based medical records to electronic health record (EHR) technology will receive nearly $20 million to do so. This may be good news for the Louisiana student who is seeking certification as a Registered Health Information Technicians (RHIT). These funds will increase the availability of jobs as more organizations convert to electronic records. Becoming a certified RHIT will not only increase your chances of being selected for one of these jobs, it will also increase your yearly earnings.

As an RHIT candidate, the certification program will require you to have the necessary skills to will work with all parties involved in a patients healthcare. This includes insurance companies, government agencies, medical facilities, and health care providers. You will also need extensive computer software and technology skills as healthcare facilities are encouraged to continue to implement electronic health records (EHR) in their daily operations. The RHIT credential is awarded to the student who completes an accredited associate degree program and passes an examination. The Registered Health Information Technicians (RHIT) certification in Louisiana is offered by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

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            A.S. - Healthcare Information Technology
            • Offers special tuition pricing for Veterans, Active Duty Military and spouses/qualifying dependents of all Active Duty, National Guard and Reserves.
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            Dialysis Technician - Diploma

            Blue Cliff College was founded in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1987 with the goal of becoming one of the most respected and innovative Massage Therapy training centers in the nation. In June of 1989, the College in Louisiana received its Proprietary School License from the state. In 1998, the Continuing Education College was proud to receive accreditation from the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) is a recognized accrediting agency by the US Department of Education.

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            Fortis Institute , Baton Rouge

            Fortis Institute can give you the skills you need to train for a career in the healthcare field.

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            Surgical Technology - Associate in Occupational Studies
            • Committed to excellence in education since 1897 with a rich history of helping students find successful careers.
            • Offers a wide array of over 35 degree programs including business, medical, technology, and more.
            • Developed a Graduate Placement Strategy (GPS) that helps students prepare for careers with externships, help building a career portfolio, resume writing, and more.
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