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It’s hard to grasp the breathtaking scale of the epic war between Microsoft, Google and Apple. Billions upon billions of dollars. Entire industries at stake. This is the board. These are the pieces.
If you think about it, what’s shocking isn’t the size of Microsoft or Apple, companies that are decades old, established titans of industry (even if they have stumbled in the past)—it’s Google.
With the push for electronic medical records in the medical billing and coding industry, and the increasingly computerized nature of the field, more and more billers and coders are finding that they do not have the computer and Internet skills to keep up in the industry. The ever-changing and rapidly growing entity known as the Internet is already a major part of society, and it is likely going to dictate the future of not just medical billing and coding, but almost every industry in the world. The first step to understanding the Internet and how it can impact medical billing and coding is to explore some facts about this vast information monolith
The internet is a huge place but just how much information is passed each day? The following statistics should give you some idea of just how much information is being generated in a given day on the internet. Even if you thought the internet was big, likely these numbers will surprise you.
Starting with email, in one day, there are more emails sent out that than a whole years worth of letter mail in the US. To do that, over 210 billion emails are sent out each day over the web. Of course emails aren’t the only content that is being transmitted. There are some 3 million images uploaded each day to flikr alone. That is enough to fill a hypothetical 375,000 page photo album.
Source : http://www.onlineeducation.net