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
When did people begin relying on e-mail and other online communication? Some may guess around the 80s, but e-mail actually goes all the way back to the mid-60s.
2008 is coming to an end and various publications will be getting out their crystal balls to make wild predictions about what the buzz-techs of 2009 will be.
Here’s my look into 2009, along with a look back at developments in 21st century technology (funny how 21st century technology used to conjure up images of spaceships and sci-fi). It’s quite amazing to see how far we’ve come in less than a decade