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Why Medical Terminology is Important

Medical terminology is used every day throughout the healthcare industry by doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and medical assistants. It is also used by billing specialists and medical coders as well as insurance companies to document conditions, process claims, and enable patients to apply for their insurance coverage. Healthcare terminology is important for three key reasons: First, […]

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How Electronic Health Records Work

The healthcare field is constantly evolving, and so are the methods that are used to manage patients’ medical records, like electronic health records. Many medical practices have moved from paper records to electronic health records. These provide a more efficient alternative for keeping track of information. At Southern Career Institute, we are proud to offer […]

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Jobs In The Medical Field That Pay Well

If you’ve ever looked into pursuing jobs in the medical field, you’d understandably be interested in how much they pay. Whether you’re a general physician, mental health practitioner, physical therapist or another type of medical professional, chances are high that it’s a high-paying job. But, if you’re interested in starting a career in healthcare in […]

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How To Choose A Medical Career Path

You may know that you want to work in the medical field, but maybe you’re not sure how to choose a medical career specialty. With so many options, making the right decision can seem difficult, but it doesn’t have to be. Look at your strengths, your skills, how much schooling you are interested in, and […]

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How to Get an Entry-Level Hospital Job

Right now, jobs offered in health care are stable and well-paying. Here, we will take a look at the training necessary for you to get an entry-level hospital job. The best way to get an entry-level job at a hospital is to have job-specific training. Southern Careers Institute offers a variety of programs in the medical […]

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How To Become A Medical Biller Without Going To School

Medical billing represents a stable career path with solid pay and plenty of opportunities. It’s also common to feel somewhat intimidated by the presumed academic rigors one may have to endure to enter the field. So, how do you become a medical biller without going to school? Let’s take a look at the steps you’ll […]

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What Is a Medical Biller Salary?

In a country where a large portion of the population is aging, the need for those interested in working in the medical field is on the rise. A medical billing specialist has skills that every aspect of the medical industry needs. If you have a desire to be involved in medicine but aren’t geared toward […]

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What Is Accreditation Vs Licensure In Health Care?  

The healthcare industry is one of the most stable fields to enter for new job seekers, but it’s important for them to understand common terminology such as the difference between accreditation vs. licensure. The industry features good pay, reliable hours, and tremendous job security. That said, each position requires specified training.  Two common requirements in […]

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Medical Billing Training

The idea of free medical billing training is instantly appealing, especially to students on a budget who want to enter a lucrative and interesting career in health care. However, whereas it is relatively easy to find free education, this does not necessarily make free courses a good idea. If you decide to take the free route, you will face a number of disadvantages that can severely hurt your chances of securing a job. Here are a few examples of what you will miss out on. Read more...

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Medical Billing and Coding Courses in San Antonio

Did you realize that the health care industry has been increasing for multiple years? With the population growing older and many people needing more medical help, health care will continue to expand. And if you are interested in entering this industry, medical billing and coding San Antonio might be for you. Medical billers and coders are in high demand – they apply codes to patients’ procedures, help process insurance claims, address reimbursements, and more. Read more...

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What Medical Coding Means and What The Job Entails

If you are considering a career as a medical coder, it may be useful to know what you can expect to do on a day-to-day basis. Although the exact tasks will depend on where you work (which could be a small clinic, a large hospital, or even a home office) most medical coders follow a standard routine, which looks something like the following. Read more...

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What Is My Coding Certification Good For

Medical billing and coding is a dynamic career where you can work from home or from a variety of medical office facilities. As a certified coder, you'll be responsible for interpreting doctors' diagnoses and assigning the proper medical code to them. In order to succeed, you need skills like: Read more...

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Free Billing and Coding Classes

Everyone likes to get things for free, but usually what we don’t pay for usually comes at a high cost. Free billing and coding classes, for instance, are almost always very low-quality and a complete waste of your time. A much better option is to invest in a professional course that will lead to a certification and give you a good chance of landing a well-paid job upon graduation. If you are still unconvinced, here are a few reasons why you should avoid free billing and coding classes.   Read more...

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Medical Coding and Billing Study

Training to become a medical coding and billing specialist is a great opportunity for you to become involved in the legal and financial aspects of the medical field. You will gain invaluable experience working in a medical office, or have the flexibility to do your job from home. Southern Careers Institute can offer you this exceptional opportunity to begin your journey in the medical field and to earn a lasting and rewarding career. SCI offer medical coding and billing training at a number of our campus locations, including Austin, Brownsville, Corpus Christi, Harlingen, Pharr and San Antonio. We also offer day and evening classes, and online or on-campus classes, in order to accommodate you and your unique schedule.   Read more...

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What SCI Students Are Saying

“I made a complete career change when I started my training at Southern Careers Institute. I needed a stable career to continue providing for my growing family. SCI provided me with the medical terminology and know how that I needed to understand and acquire a career in the medical field. SCI taught me that it doesn’t matter where you are in life right now; you always have room to advance and learn.”

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Denise S.
Medical Assistant

“I am extremely grateful for the assistance I received from SCI’s Career Services team. I enjoy where I work and what I do. SCI has helped me succeed in life by getting me the necessary education and by making me a stronger and more confident person.”

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Raquel S.

“Once I graduated from SCI, I had a sense of accomplishment that helped me through the job search process. SCI provided me with the opportunity to brush up on my skills, extend my accounting knowledge, and they boosted my self-confidence. I went to work two days after my last day of school.”

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Annette D.
Business Accounting

“When my youngest child graduated from high school, I told my husband that it was my time. I went back to school to change careers after spending 37 years in the business field. At SCI, the instructors are professional, and they care about what they are teaching you, as well as expect you to give 100% in return. I had problems understanding how to draw in syringes and give injections. I requested extra help from a knowledgeable instructor, and I was able to receive one-on-one training. Today, I draw injections for approximately 100 patients each week. I am very confident in what I’ve learned. SCI has given me the chance to do what I always wanted to do. Thank you for my education. I am doing wonderful.”

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Bonnie M
Medical Assistant

“I am now a certified Lab Tech. SCI helped me get an externship, and I came out with a job. After my little sister had cancer, I knew I wanted a career in the medical field that allowed me to help others. I am happy about what I do.”

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Sidney B
Medical Assistant

“The best place ever!! Ms.Tonia rocks she is the best teacher… I love going to school my time there is amazing.”

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Andrea Garcia

“Southern Careers went beyond my expectations. Very impressed. The assistance I got from Career Services is truly amazing. They really went out of their way to get me placed. They really care and I am grateful to all of them.”

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Olga C.

“Southern Careers Institute totally surpassed my expectations. Once I finished school, the Career Services team helped me find a job. I would tell anyone thinking about starting career training that you have nothing to lose and a lot to gain. I wish I would have started my training sooner.”

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Valerie D.

“I am very happy with where I am and where I’m going. Through high school, I struggled with math. When I came to SCI, I enrolled in the Business Accounting Specialist program to see if I could do it. SCI provided me with the accounting skills I needed to help me find a career. Now, I have an amazing career and room to grow in the company.”

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Crystal H.
Business Accounting

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