The American Healthcare Documentation Professionals Group Launches Industry's First Free Online
HIPAA Training and Certification Program
HIPAA training isn’t a one-shot effort. HIPAA
regulations require ongoing training for new and existing staff.
Shrewsbury, MA (PRWEB) April 2, 2013 - The U.S. government has recently strengthened HIPAA enforcement under the HITECH Act. Now, stiffer penalties could cost organizations millions as well as critically damage an organizations reputation.
This online course is the most cost-effective way to ensure everyone receives the training necessary to meet the daily challenges that HIPAA places on healthcare workers, says Peter Reilly, President and CEO. As a premium provider of outsourced transcription services to hospitals as well as a provider of online training programs for individuals looking to launch themselves into an exciting career in healthcare, AHDPG is uniquely qualified to offer this program free of charge to anyone or any organization looking to remain in compliance with the law.
The American Healthcare Documentation Professional Group Launches Three New Online Training Programs
Programs in Clinical Medical Assisting, Medical Administrative Assisting and ICD-10 Medical Billing and Coding are Designed for Individuals Seeking an Exciting, Stable Career in Healthcare
Shrewsbury, MA (PRWEB) September 25, 2012 - The American Healthcare Documentation Professionals Group (AHDPG), a leading medical transcription outsourcing services and online training organization focused on the healthcare documentation industry announces the launch of its newest offerings – Clinical Medical Assisting, Medical Administrative Assisting and ICD-10 Medical Billing & Coding.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of medical assistants and medical records and health information technicians is expected to grow by 31 and 21 percent respectively by 2020, much faster than the average for all occupations. Demand will stem from physicians hiring more medical assistants to do routine administrative and clinical duties so that physicians can see more patients. As a result, the time is now, for individuals interested in training for a rewarding, stable career in healthcare.
American Healthcare Documentation Professional Group Awarded Military Friendly Schools ® Title from Victory Media Inc.
Honor places organization in the top 15 percent of all schools nationwide and even higher for those seeking the added flexibility and cost savings provided by online training & career development.
Shrewsbury, MA (PRWEB) September 17, 2012 -- Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has named the American Healthcare Documentation Professionals Group to the coveted Military Friendly Schools ® list. The 2013 Military Friendly Schools ® list honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans, and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus.
“Inclusion on the 2013 list of Military Friendly Schools ® shows the American Healthcare Documentation Professional Groups commitment to providing a supportive environment for military students,” said Sean Collins, Director for G.I. Jobs and Vice President at Victory Media. “As interest in education grows we’re thrilled to provide the military community with transparent, world-class resources to assist in their search for schools,” said Sean Collins. Complete survey methodology is available at http://www.militaryfriendlyschools.com/Article/methodology-press-kit.
American Healthcare Documentation Group Endorses the National Medical Scribe Certification Exam from the American College of Clinical Information Managers (ACCIM)
The CIMCAT is a comprehensive certification exam which ensures a medical scribe or clinical information manager possesses the skills and knowledge necessary to accurately and efficiently capture each patient encounter and support the overall delivery of healthcare in an efficient and cost effective manner.
Shrewsbury, MA & Greensboro, NC (PRWEB)– March 27th 2012- The ACCIM was established to advance the profession through leadership in advocacy, education,certification, and lifelong learning and has long recognized the need to develop a certification examination that targets clinical information management professionals who are qualified by their training and experience to achieve industry-level certification.
“Medical scribe employment is clearly on the rise and healthcare employers need to know that a scribe, who is typically new to the industry, possesses the skills and knowledge necessary to accurately document the patient encounter and support the overall delivery of healthcare", says Kristin Hagen, Executive Director of the ACCIM. "Too many companies today are marketing themselves as providing "certified" scribes when up and until this point there has not been an independent organization to substantiate that claim. This is not well suited for our profession or the individuals in our hospitals and medical facilities today."
Medical Billing and Coding "Jump Start" Program Launched by American Healthcare Documentation Professionals Group
The program is designed for medical transcriptionists and other allied health professionals who are considering a career change.
Shrewsbury, MA & Greensboro, NC (PRWEB)– January 10th 2012
The American Healthcare Documentation Professionals Group (AHDPG), a leading training and workforce development company focused on the healthcare documentation industry announces the launch of its newest offering - the Medical Billing and Coding Jump Start Program. The Medical Billing and Coding Jump Start Program is the most efficient and cost effective program available to help existing medical transcriptionists and other allied health professionals become certified as a professional biller and/or coder.
American Healthcare Documentation Professionals Group
Appoints Two Industry Veterans
AHDPG is proud to announce the addition of Ms. Karen Kanan and Ms. Karen Mooney to our team of industry leading online instructors
Greensboro, NC and Shrewsbury, MA (PRWEB) October 12, 2011
American Healthcare Documentation Professionals Group, the nation’s leader in healthcare documentation training and services, is proud to announce the appointment of Ms. Karen Mooney to lead our online Medical Billing and Coding Training Program and Ms. Karen Kanan to lead our online Medical Scribe/Clinical Information Manager Training Program.
American Healthcare Documentation Professionals Group
Named as a 2012 Military Friendly School
Shrewsbury, MA & Greensboro, NC – (September 22nd, 2011) American Healthcare Documentation Professionals Group, the nation’s leader in healthcare documentation training and services, has been recognized as a Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs, a premier magazine for military personnel transitioning into civilian life. The 2012 Military Friendly Schools list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and vocational schools that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans and military dependents as students.
Online Healthcare Training & Workforce Development Company,
TRS Institute, Announces New Name, New Website
Healthcare reform's fixations with technology misses the important role 'competently' trained individuals bring to the efficiency of our healthcare system.
Shrewsbury, MA & Greensboro, NC – (July 19th, 2011) TRS Institute, the nation’s leader in healthcare documentation services and training, proudly announces a new name and new website.TRS Institute will now operate as the training and workforce development arm of the American Healthcare Documentation Professionals Group (AHDPG). Company CEO, Peter Reilly says,” the new name was developed to reflect and communicate our belief that it is the people; the clinicians, nurses, medical language specialists, medical billers and coders and medical scribes who are the foundation of our healthcare system today. This is in stark contrast to the focus currently being placed by healthcare reform’s obsession with technology.
AHDPG and Scribe America Launch First Online Clinical Information Manager (Medical Scribe) Training Program
Leading firms combine expertise to train professionals for growing demands in healthcare documentation and electronic health records (EHR)
Shrewsbury, MA -(November 30,2010)- AHDPG, the nation's leading provider of AHDI-approved online medical transcription and speech recognition training programs, announces an exclusive partnership with ScribeAmerica, the nation's pioneer in medical scribe training and management. The two organizations will combine and leverage training expertise to deliver an affordable self-study, self-paced online training program for Medical Scribes.
AHDPG Expands Healthcare Documentation Career Training Programs to Encompass Medical Billing and Coding
Partnership with the American Academy of Professional Coders will deepen AHDPG's online career training options and help meet the industry's expanding post-healthcare reform needs
Shrewsbury, MA - (October 13,2010) - AHDPG, the nation's leading provider of AHDI-approved online medical transcription and speech recognition training programs, announces the addition of a Medical Billing and Coding curriculum to its course offerings. In partnership with AAPC (American Academy of Professional Coders), AHDPG will add Medical Billing and Reimbursement, Physician Office, and Hospital Coding to existing course offerings. Courses will leverage the highly regarded AAPC curriculum and be taught by AAPC Certified Instructors.
AHDPG Launches New Courses for Healthcare Documentation Professionals, Medical Transcriptionists, and Allied Health Professionals
Shrewsbury, MA - (September 22, 2010) - AHDPG, the nation's leading provider of AHDI-approved online medical transcription and speech recognition training programs, announces two new courses designed for healthcare documentation professionals, medical transcriptionists, and allied health professionals. The online courses will assist health care professionals in honing skills to increase their marketability in the healthcare documentation field.
CEO Peter Reilly says that healthcare reform's emphasis on electronic health records is driving an increased need for high quality healthcare documentation to support patient care, reimbursement/proof of service and the goal of meaningful use of EHRs. As a result, medical transcription/billing and coding and other healthcare documentation services are high-growth areas with a shortage of qualified candidates. AHDPG is committed to make job training programs widely accessible to all allied health professionals with introductory pricing on all specialty and credentialing courses until December 31.
AHDPG Announces Externship Program for its
Medical Transcription Students
Shrewsbury, MA -(August 4, 2010) - AHDPG, the nation's leading provider of AHDI-approved online medical transcription and speech recognition training programs, announces an innovative externship which will be available to graduates of its online medical transcription training program. The AHDPG Medical Transcription Externship Program is designed to bridge the gap between education and employment.
AHDPG Announces Key Management Appoint and Acquisition
Shrewsbury, MA - (July 13, 2010) - AHDPG, the nation's leading provider of AHDI-approved online medical transcription and speech recognition training programs, announces the appointment of Kristin Hagen to the position of Director of Curriculum Development. In addition, AHDPG has acquired A Line Above, Hagen’s full-service medical transcription service organization.