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    Where Can You Find a Job with an Education in Health Information Technology?

    Last updated 8 months ago

    Health Information Technology is expected to grow drastically over the next 20 years as medical practices are implementing EHRs to maintain office management and patient records over electronic mediums. Careers in HIT can range from technology focused medical assisting positions to sales of EHR systems on regional or national scales. Government agencies are also seeking professionals in HIT to manage reporting for Meaningful Use, which is necessary for government reimbursement programs that incentivize the implantation of new technology in hospitals and medical clinics.

    Your work environment may be travel-based if you are employed by a government body, insurance agency, or pharmaceutical company. If you focus your career on managing and using EHR systems, however, you can expect a working environment within a hospital, small medical practice, or health clinic.

    To get your HIT career started with the right education, explore the AOS in Health Information Technology program at the New York Career Institute. You can contact us for more information by calling (646) 461-6672 or visiting our website. 

    A Look at the Current Shift toward Electronic Health Records

    Last updated 8 months ago

    If you are interested in pursuing a career in healthcare, you might consider getting your degree in Health Information Technology. With a degree in this field, you can take part in the growing trend of implementing Electronic Health Records in medical practices across all specialized healthcare fields.

    This short video explains the purpose of EHRs and discusses why patients benefit most from these advanced systems. Coordinating care and communicating with primary physicians has never been easier than it is with an EHR in place, so medical practices are seeking skilled individuals to work with this new technology to bring patients more convenient, accurate care.

     

    New York Career Institute can get you on the right track toward a career in HIT with our new AOS degree program in this rapidly growing field. To get started on the admissions process for this degree, call (646) 461-6672 or visit our website today.

    New York Career Institute Review

    Last updated 8 months ago

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    • Great School. I am currently attending NYCI as a court reporting student. My experience here has been very good, nothing to complain about. Every teacher I've had was always there to help me, even after class hours, if needed. When I first started, I was debating on whether I should take up Court Reporting or Paralegal, but after the first... More

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    New York Career Institute Review

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    • Great School. A few years back, I wasn't sure what I wanted to do with the rest of my life. I had been out of high school for a few years and knew that I needed to get my life together and start school. Family and friends had told me about court reporting and after doing some research, I learned about New York Career Institute. I viewed their... More

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    Top Reasons to Become a Paralegal

    Last updated 8 months ago

    Paralegals, also known as Legal Assistants, assist attorneys in the delivery of legal services. At New York Career Institute, we provide paralegal courses to qualify students to perform legal work under the supervision of an attorney. Here are just a few reasons to consider becoming a paralegal:

    Work Options
    Paralegals have the opportunity to work in a variety of environments as they are needed where there are lawyers! Paralegals are often employed in law firms, government agencies, corporate legal departments, educational and financial institutions, real estate agencies, and insurance companies. By assisting attorneys, paralegals enable the lawyers they work with to provide the best legal advice to their clients.

    Law School Options
    Becoming a paralegal is an excellent way to explore a career in the legal field, before committing to the time and expense required in law school. If attending law school, a previous career as a paralegal gives you a practical advantage in the classroom.

    Do What You Love
    As a paralegal, you can specialize in an area of law that interests you. Whether you are interested in family law, criminal, real estate law, or immigration law, the opportunities are endless! No matter what area you choose, you will have the opportunity to learn new aspects of the law  every day in your career as a paralegal. With the frequent changes in the courts and legal system, and new legal statuses and procedures your legal knowledge will continue to expand.

    We are now enrolling for fall term! If you want to begin a career as a paralegal, contact New York Career Institute by calling (646) 461-6672. 



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