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Electronic Health Records Certification Course

This course is designed to thoroughly go over the way the Electronic Health Records are implemented in medical offices and general health services. Over a span of 25 hours, students will review the utilization of electronic systems in the basic aspects of the medical practice.

The security, completeness and accuracy of patient data are critical. In the healthcare industry, Electronic Health Records Specialists serve an important role, which is why most employers require a certification. The CEHRS is a nationally-recognized credential that can set you apart from the rest.

As an Electronic Health Records Specialist, you may perform some or all of the following tasks:

  • Audit patient records for compliance
  • Abstract clinical information for reports
  • Perform basic coding to submit reimbursement claims
  • Process Release of Information (ROI) requests for medical records
  • Review patient records to ensure completion and accuracy
  • Collect patient demographic and insurance information
  • Discuss patient information with physicians and insurance professionals

The future for Electronic Health Records Specialists seems quite promising. Overall, the demand for medical records and health information technicians is expected to increase 13% through 2026, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The agency has stated that about 27,800 jobs will be added.

PROGRAM INFORMATION
Total Number of Clock Hours 25
Total Number of Weeks / Months 5 / 1
Credential awarded Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS) - NHA

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