Preparing for a Medical Billing and Coding Job Interview

Medical billing and coding is a great profession for people who want to work in the health industry, like to file paperwork, and enjoy daily challenges. The job involves interaction with insurance companies, doctors, nurses, patients, and other health professionals to ensure all medical billing and coding is completed properly. When a candidate prepares for …

The Internet of Things and Computer and Network Techs

Interested in becoming a computer technician networking specialist? This is what you should know about the internet of things (IoT). First, what is the internet of things? What are the challenges of IoT? How is IoT growing? Why is connectivity a concern? Why does more IoT mean more network monitoring? Finally, why does the growth …

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 …