Health Information Transcriptionist

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1 year
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Medical transcriptionists write down recordings from physicians and other health care professionals about medication, diagnosis, medical histories, and treatment plans. Medical transcriptionists work for hospitals, physicians’ offices, or third-party employers.

The Bureau of Labor statistics projects this occupation will grow slower than average, due to an unknown effect electronic records will have in health care.