Medical Records and Health Information Technicians (29-2071)
Occupation description: Compile, process, and maintain medical records of hospital and clinic patients in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements of the health care system. Process, maintain, compile, and report patient information for health requirements and standards in a manner consistent with the healthcare industry"s numerical coding system. Excludes "File Clerks" (43-4071).
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Labor Force Indicators
|2011 Worker Characteristics
|Total workers||Nonresident workers
||Percent nonresident||Percent age 45 plus||Percent age 50 plus
|2011 Potential Supply
|Qualified but working in another occupation||90
|Currently employed in a lower paid occupation||19
|UI claimants previously working in occupation||67
|2011 ALEXsys Employment Data
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Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training
|Education: Postsecondary non-degree award
||Work experience: None
||On-the-job training: None