One major trend that is already causing an impact on medical assistants is that of technology in the realm of data analysis. Data analysis is becoming more integrated into healthcare operations in an effort to improve electronic records keeping.
A robot developed at MIT makes suggestions to help nurses juggle scheduling logistics in the labor ward.
Improved understanding of clinician-MA relationships will allow a better appreciation of how clinicians and MAs function in family medicine teams. Our findings may assist small offices undergoing practice transformation and guide future research to improve the education, training, and use of MAs in the family medicine setting.
The poor taking care of the poor are driving the new economy.
In the interests of cost-effectiveness and efficiency, family physicians are hiring more medical assistants (MAs) to help them manage the increasing complexities of patient care and practice management.
The medical-assistant education market is inefficient because the American higher education system is largely unregulated.
The new heroes of American healthcare do not have medical degrees. Many have only high school diplomas and perform their jobs with an additional year or two of formal training.
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Welcome to the Medial Assistant Atlas. This is where you will find information on all aspects of Medical Assisting as well as relevant news for the profession.
This online study guide published by Virginia College allows you to create your own digital notecards to study for medical assistant exams at no cost to you. Additional features of this interactive guide are spelling quizzes, practice tests, and educational games to make studying simple and enjoyable.
The perfect chapter-by-chapter companion to Kinn's The Medical Assistant, 11th Edition, the study guide and procedure checklist manual provide unparalleled review of the practical, real-world administrative and clinical skills essential to your success in health care. Engaging study tools and practice exercises make it easy to review essential concepts, assess your understanding, and confidently prepare for today's competitive job market.
Donald A. Balasa, JD, MBA, executive director and legal counsel for the American Association of Medical Assistants, keeps his eye on what is happening in the profession...