Knowledge IS the best investment

“An investment in knowledge is the best investment,” said Benjamin Franklin a couple hundred years ago, and nothing has changed that fact. At Med-Certification.com, we wanted to help prepare interested people for healthcare jobs as efficiently and as rapidly as possible.  We worked on that project for years and brought forth an excellent platform learning system to make the knowledge stick.  And, we created it so it is a complete self-study program that is done from the comfort of home. Programs include those for healthcare and legal careers: Medical coding and billing transcription office assistant and manager legal programs It doesn’t matter if you end up working for yourself or someone else, the education element is an investment that provides the tools necessary to move forward and become successful. Getting an education that will move into an exciting, rewarding career give a sense of accomplishment and confidence, which enables one to make decisions with confidence moving forward. The end goal is to help develop skills to make life easier with the knowledge and education to allow people to rise to their level of expertise in their chosen field.  We are available to help people both during the learning process and in the career seeking path.  We are committed to helping to fulfill dreams and create successful goals that enrich the lives of those who choose to learn our...

Training and Jobs for Medical Secretaries

Medical Secretaries are important members of the medical care support community. They often work in a hectic environment interacting with their responsibilities relating to patient care. What do medical secretaries do? Medical Secretaries perform a variety of functions, answering phones, handling correspondence, often working as administrative assistants to physicians, working on insurance reimbursement processes, collecting and storing medical information, and the list goes on. Job prospects are far better than average compared to other industries. With the rapid growth of the health care industry and an expected increase in demand for medical services by aging baby boomers will bolster job prospects for medical secretaries in the coming years. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts employment growth for medical secretaries of about 36 percent between 2012 and 2022, which is much faster than the average growth for all occupations. Job prospects are particularly good for those looking to work at physicians’ offices and surgical hospitals. What is the background and training requirement? People with high school degrees and a solid working knowledge of basic office and computer skills qualify for many secretarial positions. But the requirements are more stringent for medical secretaries. This occupation requires a solid knowledge of medical terminology, including anatomy, physiology, pharmacy and medical records. It doesn’t require credentials but better than average computer skills and the medical terminology background are the keys. Those who are interested in these positions may obtain complete job readiness training at www.med-certification.com Salary range is between $34,000 and $48,000 (in the best paid side) and job growth is expected to continue for several...

Electronic Records Create New Jobs

With the advent of electronic health records (EHRs) and all of their related problems, new jobs have emerged, one of which is Health Information Technician (HIT). Health Information Technicians work in healthcare, however they do not generally work directly with patients. HITs assemble patient health information including medical history, symptoms, examination results, diagnostic tests, treatment methods, and all other healthcare provider services. They organize and manage health information data by ensuring its quality, accuracy, accessibility, and security. They may work as medical coders who specialize in coding patient information for reimbursement purposes. They communicate with physicians and other healthcare professionals to clarify diagnoses or to obtain additional information. They ensure its quality, accuracy, accessibility, and security in both paper and electronic systems. They use various classification systems to code and categorize patient information for insurance reimbursement purposes, for databases and registries, and to maintain patients’ medical and treatment histories. Duties include: Review patient records for timeliness, completeness, accuracy, and appropriateness of data Organize and maintain data for clinical databases and registries Track patient outcomes for quality assessment Use classification software to assign clinical codes for reimbursement and data analysis† Electronically record data for collection, storage, analysis, retrieval, and reporting Protect patients’ health information for confidentiality, authorized access for treatment, and data security Med-Certification HIT Course teaches all about medical terminology, coding, medical records, EHR software, privacy issues, and electronic data analysis. What are average earnings and job potential? According to the Department of Labor, $34,160 is the median annual wage, with specialists making as much as $100,000 a year. Growth rate through 2022 is an astonishing 22%. Certified HITs...

Positive Affirmations

Moving one’s life path from the negative to the positive side of living sounds hard, but simple tools are available to make it happen.  In the teaching process for medical and legal training courses, Med-Certification.com encourages affirmations to begin with the course training, and to become a regular part of the success process of learning new occupational and life skills. What are Positive Affirmations? Positive affirmations are statements of truth in advance. It’s the state you choose to live in now. The thoughts you are thinking right now are, in fact, this moment, creating your future. It is important to choose your thoughts wisely and to use your words wisely. Positive affirmations are positive statements or self-scripts that condition the subconscious mind to begin thinking in a way that is more effective. Affirmations help to alter bad habits, accomplish goals, and may also help undo the damage caused by negative self-talk, those things that we repeatedly tell ourselves (or which others repeatedly tell us) that contribute to a negative self-image ñ things like, I can’t, I suffer fromÖ, my life sucks. Positive affirmations are a tool to use to begin consciously recreating our lives. What Can Affirmations be Used For? Affirmations can be used to change bad habits like smoking, overeating, unhealthy eating. Affirmations can be used to attract things you want more of in your life such as better relationships, money, jobs, etc. Affirmations can be used to change your thoughts about yourself and others. Affirmations can be used to reduce stress and your response to stress. Affirmations can be used to assist in forgiveness and releasing anger....

Resources for Young Job Seekers

Interesting information for young people looking for jobs from Ready Job.org. Good resources are available for training and job-search. It is common knowledge that young workers make up a disproportionate share of the unemployed. They comprise 13 percent of the labor force, but make up 26 percent of the unemployed (1). What’s more: the millennial generation currently has a savings rate of negative 2%. Compare that with the positive savings rate of about 3% for those age 35 to 44, 6% for those 45 to 54, and 13% for those 55 and older (2). How can we help our millennial generation find steady jobs that afford the opportunity to save for the future? At ReadyJob, the website offers marketing and research services to employment-related companies. The primary barriers to effective employment are appropriate job training and ample job opportunities. They offer articles on financial planning, using budgets, borrowing money, searching jobs boards, and workplace rights and benefits. At Med-Certification, seriously consider a career in healthcare. Here at Med-Certification we offer lots of great training for solid careers at very affordable prices. You could be working in a few months. Check out the training courses available here: Great Ideas for Great Futures. Learn and then earn here at...

15 Tips To Help You Decide if a Home Business is For You

Thinking about a Home Business? Here are some ideas to help figure that out. Can a home business really make it big? Absolutely! Consider this little list of people who started at home: Apple Computers, Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream, Domino’s Pizza, Ford Motor Company, Estee Lauder, Lillian Vernon, Reader’s Digest, Nike, Walt Disney, Hallmark, IBM? Bill Gates…Mr Microsoft? I’ve never run a small business and have no formal training. Am I crazy to try? Everybody has to start somewhere. There are no written scripts on what it takes to start a winning venture. Remember the lessons we have provided, start exploring, choose something you will like working at, and know that if you work at it, you will succeed. What is the difference between the service, retail and manufacturing sectors? These three headings are used to categorize business in the United States. All businesses fall into one of these three. Service is selling time and convenience to busy Americans and can range from a car wash to a catering enterprise. A retail business involves a store or selling of merchandise. Manufacturing is our auto industry, or the making of widgets for a giant corporation’s assembly line. Can my kids work in my business? Sure they can. You can pay up to $3000 tax free. If your business doesn’t incorporate, the wages you pay are exempt from Social Security and unemployment taxes (until they reach 18 years of age). What is the “break even point” and how do I calculate it? The break even point is reached when your expenses balances match up with earnings. Your business is not...