Why is Volunteering Important to YOUR New Career?

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Volunteering may be the key to your successful job search. Resume Building – Volunteer positions can play a vital role in building your resume as you begin your new career. Not only will it help build your experience in the field, it will also show potential employers that you are dedicated to being truly successful […]

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Medical Billing and Coding Tips

medical billing and coding tips

Working as a medical insurance biller and coder can be a rewarding career path, though some may find it challenging. Success requires meticulous attention to important details and keeping up with industry-standard acronyms and policies. Even seasoned professionals can make mistakes from time to time. But, despite the occasional difficulties, billing and coding can be […]

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How To Stand Out as a Medical Assistant

Stand out as a medical assistant

5 Ways You Can Stand Apart From the Medical Assistant Crowd Everyone knows that an employer is looking for the very best candidates for their open positions. You have already taken the first step to becoming that candidate by choosing to take classes with the Allen School of Health Sciences, but what else can you […]

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What Does A Medical Insurance Biller and Coder Do?

What does a Medical Biller and Coder Do?

A Day In The Life of a Medical Insurance Billing and Coding Specialist If you have decided to pursue a career as a Medical Insurance Billing and Coding Specialist you will have many opportunities available to you. You may decide to work in a small practice with a small group of providers. You could also […]

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November is American Diabetes Month

Diabetes month blog post

Did you know that 1 in 11 Americans today has diabetes? Despite its prevalence, diabetes is an invisible disease. It affects men and women, people young and old, and people of all races, shapes and sizes. Often there are no outward signs from the 29 million Americans who fight this chronic illness every day. That’s […]

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Social Media and Your Career

Social Media and your career

It is  rare to find anyone out there today who is not active on some sort of social media. We post, share, tweet, and comment on everything from what was for dinner last night to major events going on in the world. It can be easy to forget sometimes that what gets posted on the […]

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Balancing School and Family

Balancing School and Family

Don’t be overwhelmed by the thought of going to school if you have small children. The thought of adding school to your already busy life schedule can be overwhelming, but with a bit of organization and planning you can go back to school and still enjoy time with your children.   Make a Schedule – […]

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A Day in the Life of a Medical Assistant

Medical Assistant Day in Life Of

Have you Ever Wondered What a Medical Assistant Does on a Daily Basis?   As our readers know, the life of a Medical Assistant (MA) is full of many different tasks which vary depending on the type of medical practice. Let’s take a look at how a Medical Assistant may spend his or her day! An […]

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness

Institution For HOPE: Breast Cancer Awareness The month of October has become very pink over the past several years as more and more people, businesses and institutions begin to support a very important cause: Breast Cancer Awareness. This devastating disease affects millions of women and men every year and it takes everyone’s support to raise […]

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Seasons Change, But Your Health Needs Stay the Same

Staying Healthy

Tips for Staying Healthy as the Seasons Change Fall is officially here and for many that means colder weather and less time outdoors and being active. It is often easier to watch television or surf the internet than it is to hit the gym or take a walk in the park, but it’s important to […]

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