Landing your dream job is all about planning ahead and maintaining the right outlook. You only get one shot to make a good first impression. That is especially true of job interviews. You may have the best training in the world, and feel confident in your abilities as a healthcare provider, but you have a very small window to win over a future employer. As such, it's crucial you fully prepare and put your best foot forward. Here are six helpful tips to land your next job interview as a nurse, medical assistant, coder or any healthcare worker: "You only get one chance to make a first... Read More
Lorraine Papazian-Boyce, who teaches in the health management program, won an award celebrating texts from the Textbook & Academic Authors Association. Famed author William Arthur Ward once proclaimed, "The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires." At The College of Health Care Professions , there are plenty of instructors and professors in that final category. Those individuals shape and nurture students that will become the future of the healthcare industry. For these teachers, it's rewarding enough just to know... Read More
Medical Assistant graduates, Carlos and Olga, graduated from CHCP Dallas in 2013. Soon after, they began their careers with On-Site Health Diagnostic. Carlos is now a Medical Lead and supervises teams that go out and provide Medical care to On-site partners. He enjoys many aspects of his job, especially the ability to travel. Olga loves the flexibility On-Site provides and is glad both have set the bar on what On-Site expects from future CHCP Dallas graduates. Both have provided a few helpful tips to be successful in the workplace: Show up on time Always be professional in providing patient... Read More
Nancy Hernandez began the Dental Assistant program on June, 2012 at the Houston Northwest campus and graduated in January of 2013! Ms. Hernandez first got hired at her externship site, Bella Dental. After her employment of two years at Bella Dental, she was promoted as a Lead Assistant. The same year, she was offered the Treatment Plan Coordinator position at another location and gladly accepted. They soon saw her potential and promoted her to Office Manager. Ms. Hernandez is a great example of what a CHCP student embodies, and is proof that hard work pays off!Read More
Online degrees in healthcare are becoming increasingly popular lately, and it’s with good reason; as our population ages, the need for healthcare professionals is growing every day. Doctor’s offices, hospitals, schools and medical facilities all need well-trained, motivated healthcare professionals on staff to treat and assist their patients. There an increasing demand for healthcare professionals, thanks to the convenience and flexibility online healthcare degree programs offer. You can now go to school whenever and wherever, making it possible to continue working and taking care of family... Read More
It is well known in real estate that a highly desired property is all about location, location, location. In health care today the buzz is all about “ Big Data .” That may sound like an odd designation that needs further explanation. Merriam Webster Dictionary defines Big Data as “an accumulation of data that is too large and complex for processing by traditional database management tools.” A healthcare organization’s computerized data accumulates from a myriad of sources and exists in different formats. Hospital data can be collected at patient admission through the Emergency Department,... Read More
Computer Assisted Coding (CAC) employs natural language processing (NLP) and other software necessary to analyze the content of a patient's medical record and identifies data that can be converted to codes for reimbursement. Is there a threat that medical coder’s could be replaced by computerization? Video may have killed the radio star, as the song goes, but the encoder did not displace the coder. The encoder helped the coder be more efficient. Encoders still aren’t perfected and have been around a lot longer than CAC. Robotics in surgery are great, however, they require a qualified surgeon... Read More