|Quick Facts: Medical Records and Health Information Technicians|
What Medical Records and Health Information Technicians Do
Medical records and health information technicians organize and manage health information data.
Medical records and health information technicians typically work in offices and may spend many hours in front of computer monitors. Some technicians may work from home.
How to Become a Medical Records or Health Information Technician
Health information technicians typically need a postsecondary certificate to enter the occupation, although some may need an associate’s degree. Certification is often required.
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About $tools.number.format('#,###',$op) openings for medical records and health information technicians are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.
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