Yuav ua li cas ua tau ib tug noj qab haus huv cov lus qhia ti teg taw

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Kev pab kho mob nyob rau hauv lub teb chaws USA yog ib tug lossis loj kev lag luam. Txhua txhua hnub, tsev kho mob thiab cov kws kho mob 'chaw ua hauj lwm tsim lab ntawm cov nplooj ntawv ntawm cov ntaub ntawv hais txog lawv cov neeg mob. Lawv yuav tsum noj qab haus huv cov lus qhia technicians rau kev pab lawv to taub thiab muab khaws cia cov ntaub ntawv. Nrhiav tawm yuav ua li cas los ua ib tug noj qab haus huv cov lus qhia ti teg taw.

Health care in the USA is a huge industry. Every day, hospitals and doctors’ offices produce millions of pages of information about their patients. They need health information technicians to help them understand and store the data. Find out how to become a health information technician.

Two people in white lab coats reading data from a gray machine - health information technician
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Two people in white lab coats reading data from a gray machine - health information technician
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Yuav ua li cas yog ib tug noj qab haus huv cov lus qhia ti teg taw?

What is a health information technician?

Kev pab kho mob kws kho nyeem thiab sau ntawv ntaub ntawv kho mob. Ntaub ntawv kho mob yog ib qho tseem ceeb rau tib neeg lub neej thiab noj qab haus huv. Txawj neeg npaj thiab tswj cov ntaub ntawv no. Lub npe ntawm txoj hauj lwm no yog ntaub ntawv kho mob ti teg taw (ntaus) los yog ntaub ntawv kho mob ti teg taw.

Health care technicians read and file medical records. Medical records are important to people’s lives and health. Skilled people organize and manage this information. The name of this job is health information technician (HIT) or medical records technician.

Hais txog txoj hauj lwm

About the job

Koj xav kom tau nyob rau hauv txoj hauj lwm ntawm ntaub ntawv kho mob ti teg taw?

What can you expect in the job of health information technician?

Hauj lwm ntawm ib tug noj qab haus huv cov lus qhia ti teg taw

Duties of a health information technician

Lub ntsiab luag hauj lwm ntawm ib tug noj qab haus huv cov lus qhia ti teg taw yog kom ntaub ntawv kho mob muaj kev nyab xeeb, muaj tseeb, thiab mus txog rau hnub tim. Cov kws kho mob, neeg tu mob, tsev kho mob managers, thiab kev kho mob tuav pov hwm tuam txhab uas muag tag nrho yuav tsum yog ntaub ntawv yuav tsum muaj rau lawv. Yuav luag tag nrho cov ntaub ntawv yog khaws cia nyob rau hauv computers. Ib tug ob peb nyob rau ntawm daim ntawv, thiab cov ntaub ntawv tej zaum yuav tsum tau luam thiab foob.

The main duty of a health information technician is to keep medical records safe, accurate, and up to date. Doctors, nurses, hospital managers, and health insurance companies all need correct information to be available to them. Almost all these records are kept on computers. A few are on paper, and these papers may need to be scanned and filed.

Hits kom paub tseeb tias tag nrho lwm yam kev noj qab nyob neeg ua hauj lwm (xws li cov kws kho mob, neeg tu mob thiab kev kho mob cov kws) tiav ntaub ntawv kho mob. Hits yuav tsum to taub thiab siv cov lis dej num uas siv rau kev sib txawv kho mob.

HITs make sure that all other health workers (such as doctors, nurses and medical technicians) complete medical records. HITs must understand and use the codes used for different medical procedures.

Saib ib tug yees duab txog txoj hauj lwm ntawm ib tug ntaus

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Chaw Ua Hauj Lwm

Workplace

Feem ntau cov Hits ua hauj lwm nyob rau hauv tsev kho mob. Tej zaum lawv kuj ua hauj lwm nyob rau hauv tsev kho mob thiab cov kws kho mob 'chaw ua hauj lwm. Ib txhia Hits ua hauj lwm ntawm lub tsev. Hits kuj ua hauj lwm rau kev kho mob tuav pov hwm tuam txhab uas muag, rau cov tsoom fwv, los yog nyob rau hauv kev kho mob kev tshawb fawb.

Most HITs work in hospitals. They may also work in clinics and doctors’ offices. Some HITs work from home. HITs may also work for health insurance companies, for the government, or in medical research.

Cov nyiaj hli rau ntaub ntawv kho mob kws kho

Salary for health information technicians

Nyob rau hauv 2017, qhov nruab nrab nyiaj rau Hits yog hais txog $39,000 ib xyoo. Tab sis txhua xyoo nyiaj hli yuav tsum tau ntau tshaj $70,000 rau tej neeg ua hauj lwm nyob rau hauv ib co loj lub zos los yog raws li tsawg li $25,000 nkag-qib neeg ua hauj lwm nyob rau hauv ntug zos rau tej thaj chaw.

In 2017, the average pay for HITs was about $39,000 per year. But annual salary can be more than $70,000 for experienced workers in some big cities or as low as $25,000 for entry-level workers in rural areas.

Hais txog tus neeg

About the person

Yuav ua li cas hom ntawm tus neeg ua ib tug zoo ntaub ntawv kho mob ti teg taw?

What kind of person makes a good health information technician?

Qualities koj yuav tsum tau muaj

Qualities you should have

  • mloog kom meej - ntaus ua hauj lwm yog tag nrho ntawm me me kom paub meej thiab yuav tsum muaj tseeb
  • zoo ethics – ntaub ntawv kho mob yog pub leej twg paub ib tug
  • muaj peev xwm los soj ntsuam cov lus qhia - ntaus cov ntaub ntawv muaj xws li txoj kev kho mob cov lus qhia thiab cov kev tswj
  • attention to detail – HIT work is full of small details and must be accurate
  • good ethics – medical records are confidential an
  • ability to analyze information – HIT data includes complex medical information and regulations

Txawj koj yuav tsum tau

Skills you will need

  • computer txawj
  • to taub ntawm kev kho mob cov ntsiab lus
  • to taub ntawm kev cai lij choj txheej txheem
  • kev txawj ntse ntawm kev pab kho mob cov nqi thiab cov nyiaj them
  • kev kawm nyob rau hauv kev kho mob coding tshuab
  • computer skills
  • understanding of medical terms
  • understanding of legal procedures
  • knowledge of health care costs and payments
  • training in medical coding systems

tau tsim nyog

Get qualified

Yuav ua li cas txoj kev kawm, ntawv pov thawj thiab kev ua ntaub ntawv kho mob kws kho xav tau?

What training, certification and experience do health information technicians need?

Kawm rau kev kho mob cov lus qhia technicians

Training for health information technicians

Feem ntau txoj kev kawm yog ib chav kawm nyob rau hauv Health Information Management. Hoob no yuav tsum tau kawm paub cai zov (pom zoo) los ntawm lub Commission on Accreditation rau Health Informatics thiab ntaub ntawv kev tswj kev kawm ntawv (CAHIIM). Ib tug CAHIIM- kawm paub cai zov Hoob no yuav muab rau koj ib tug associate lub degree. Hoob no feem ntau yuav siv sij hawm ob xyoos. Koj yuav nrhiav tau ib tug kawm paub cai zov cov hoob kawm nyob ze koj los ntawm lub Cahim database.

The most common training is a course in Health Information Management. This course should be accredited (approved) by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). A CAHIIM- accredited course will give you an associate’s degree. The course usually takes two years. You can find an accredited course near you through the Cahim database.

Nyob rau CAHIIM database, xaiv koj lub xeev los ntawm qhov dropdown zaub mov. De-xaiv tag nrho cov kev pab cuam tshwj tsis yog "Health Information Management : Associate Degree. "Yog hais tias koj tsuas xav kom mus kawm ntawv hauv internet, de-xaiv "Campus Raws li." Ces xaiv "Nrhiav."

On the CAHIIM database, select your state from the dropdown menu. De-select all programs except “Health Information Management : Associate Degree.” If you only want to study online, de-select “Campus Based.” Then choose “Search.”

Yog hais tias tsis muaj cov kev pab cuam tuaj mus nyob rau hauv koj lub xeev, sim ib tug nyob sib ze lub xeev. muaj 109 online cov chav kawm nyob rau hauv no database thiab ntau ntau lub tsev kawm ntawv raws li kev kawm.

If no programs come up in your state, try a neighboring state. There are 109 online courses on this database and many more campus-based courses.

Certification rau ntaub ntawv kho mob kws kho

Certification for health information technicians

Muaj ntau ntau lawm rau ntau hom kev ntaus. Ib txhia yog rau coding tshuab los yog rau mob cancer cov ntaub ntawv. Qhov tseem general ntawv pov thawj yog tus sau npe Health Information Technician (Hri ः nws) ntawv pov thawj. Yog koj xav thov RHIT, koj yuav tsum mus ua kom tiav ib tug CAHIIM- tsev kawm cov hoob kawm.

There are several certifications for different types of HIT. Some are specifically for coding systems or for cancer records. The most general certification is the Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) certification. To apply for RHIT, you need to complete a CAHIIM- accredited course.

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Experience

Kev yog ib qho tseem ceeb, heev. Piv txwv li, Yog hais tias koj tau ua hauj lwm raws li ib tug txais tos qhua nyob rau hauv ib tug kws kho mob lub chaw ua hauj lwm, koj yuav tau kawm los mus tswj ntaub ntawv. Ib tug kho mob clerk yuav muaj kev nrog kev kho mob cov lis dej num. Cov yav dhau los cov hauj lwm tej zaum yuav pab tau koj ua ib tug noj qab haus huv cov lus qhia ti teg taw tsis muaj ib tug kawm ntawv qib siab cov hoob kawm. Koj yuav tej zaum tseem yuav tau ntawv pov thawj.

Experience is important, too. For example, if you have worked as a receptionist in a doctor’s office, you will have learned to manage information. A medical clerk may have experience with medical codes. These previous jobs may help you become a health information technician without a college course. You will probably still need certification.

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