Health / Medical Information Technician Skills

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Here's a list of health / medical information technician skills for resumes, cover letters, job applications and interviews. Required skills will vary based on the job for which you're applying, so also review our list of skills listed by job and type of skill.

Health / Medical Information Technician Skills

A - C

  • Accuracy
  • Adaptability
  • Advocating for Patients with Insurers
  • Analytical
  • Assigning Patients to Diagnosis. Related Groups
  • Attention to Detail
  • Coding Medical Records Precisely
  • Collaboration
  • Complying with Regulations and Privacy Laws
  • Composing Letters to Insurance Companies 
  • Constructing Macros and Formulas in Microsoft Excel
  • Consulting with Doctors to Clarify Uncertain Information
  • Creating Pivot Tables 
  • Critical Thinking
  • Customer Service

D - O

  • Data Entry
  • Educating Staff about Policies and Regulations Regarding Health Data
  • Establishing Quality Controls
  • Evaluating Computer Programs for Possible Purchase
  • Facility with Medical Records Software
  • Following Instructions
  • Initiative
  • Integrity
  • Interpersonal
  • Keeping Up with Developments in Medical Classifications
  • Maintaining Confidentiality
  • Microsoft Word
  • Multitasking Without Sacrificing Quality
  • Organizational

P - S

  • Planning Work Flow
  • Prioritizing
  • Problem Solving
  • Processing Patient Admission and Discharge Documents
  • Producing a Large Volume of Work While Avoiding Errors
  • Protecting Security of Records
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Releasing Information Strictly According to Regulations
  • Reliability
  • Remembering Medical Terms
  • Resolving Issues with Insurance Claim Denials
  • Retrieving Records for Health Professionals
  • Reviewing Records to Eliminate Errors
  • Scanning Documents
  • Stress Management

T - Z

  • Teamwork
  • Telephone Etiquette
  • Time Management
  • Training Staff Regarding Record Keeping Processes
  • Transferring Documents
  • Typing 
  • Verbal Communication
  • Verifying Completeness of Charts
  • Working Independently
  • Writing a Memos to Doctors

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