Webmasters and IT Security

Webmasters are facing increased vulnerability of computer infrastructures from malware due to the rise of the cloud. The more links in a computer network, cloud-based servers, and mobile applications, the more potential for vulnerabilities. A webmaster must focus on network security, internet security, and cloud security. Network Security In order for webmasters to improve IT …

Medical Assistant Duties and How to Do Them Well

A medical assistant is an in-demand health care professional who provides indispensable help to physicians and nurses. There are many medical assistant duties and responsibilities that must be fulfilled, but they can be learned by going to school and completing a diploma program, like the Medical Assistant program offered at Hunter Business School. Certified medical …

Jobs Open to Web App Development Graduates

Do you enjoy the artistic complexities of websites and web applications? Are you looking for a job as a web application developer, web designer, or webmaster? Employment of website designers, web application developers, and webmasters is projected to grow 15 percent from 2016 to 2026, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Web designer, …

Avoid Medical Billing Errors

Did you know that in 2010, Medicare inappropriately paid $6.7 billion for claims for medical services that were either incorrectly coded or lacked proper documentation, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Inspector General? The accuracy of billing and claims processing is vitally important. Proper billing ensures patients are billed …

Medical Coding and Artificial Intelligence

Outside the health care industry, there aren’t many who understand medical coding. With more than 70 thousand billable codes in the latest ICD-10 (International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision) update, this complex system will need the watchful eye of computers managed by highly trained medical coding professionals. Starting with IBM’s Watson, artificial intelligence has begun …

Allied Health Professionals: In Demand and on the Rise

Demand for allied health professionals comes at a time when the baby boomer generation enters its golden years, when people in this age group will need additional medical services and allied health professionals to provide those services. By 2029, all baby boomers will be over the age of 65 and make up 20 percent of …

Reasons to Become a Radiologic Technologist

There are many great reasons to become a radiologic technologist. Do you enjoy helping others? Radiologic technologists work with medical professionals who are dedicated to providing the best health care for their patients. Are you interested in learning about new medical technology? The radiologic technologist works with state-of-the-art equipment to produce images that help physicians …