Athena Career Academy News

Hospital Jobs That Don't Require A Degree

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jul 3, 2018

 

Looking for a rewarding career in which you can help people but that will provide some stability as well? If so, you might be considering something in the medical field. However, you might be a little wary about having to go to school for four to ten years before you can get your first job.

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Topics: Phlebotomist Technician, Practical Nurses, Nursing, Clinical Medical Assistant, Medical Coding and Billing, Practical Nursing, LPN to RN

Technology and Trends for Medical Assistants

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Feb 20, 2018

 

There has never been a better time to launch a career as a medical assistant.

Advancement in healthcare technology and recent industry trends are making this line of work easier, more effective and ultimately, more fulfilling.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant, Medical Coding and Billing

What is the Job Growth Rate and Salary for a Medical Assistant?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jan 4, 2018

A medical assistant degree is often just the first foray in the career of a burgeoning healthcare professional.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant, Medical Coding and Billing

How Medical Coding and Billing Specialists Connect Patients to Their Insurance Companies

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Apr 30, 2015

Medical billing and coding is one of the most complex aspects of the health care industry. In addition, health insurance is currently a hot debated topic among politicians and people of influence throughout the United States. A medical coding and billing specialist that takes pride in their work and is good at their job can make all the difference in the world in a patient's experience at a doctor or hospital stay. There are many different ways in which these specialists are important, but perhaps most important they help connect patients to their insurance companies. In order to fully understand this important connection, it is important to truly understand how health insurance and billing works.

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Topics: Medical Coding and Billing