Medical Software Applications

Students develop skill in entering, editing, analyzing, and retrieving patient’s data using specialized, industry-standard medical software. The course includes hands-on use of the software for insurance billing, coding of diseases, medical records, scheduling, workflow management, eligibility checking, and revenue management. The skills learned using this software are appropriate for medical and dental offices, medical billing services, and other healthcare settings. This course will also provide students with an introduction to medical transcription. Students practice transcribing recorded dictation of medical documents and reports using transcription machines and word processing software. The principles of English grammar, punctuation, spelling, and medical terminology are applied to the transcribed documents.