We recently held a Fireside Chat with our good friends over at the Queen's Health System. We discussed the many healthcare careers and how Hawaii Medical College and Queen's are teaming up to help our students get jobs once graduating! Watch the video for the full presentation.
Hawaii Medical College (HMC) offers a unique array of programs that can lead to your financial success. Receiving your A.A.S. degree from HMC increases your likelihood of getting hired, quickly, and more importantly, for higher pay than you would receive compared to just getting your diploma. People often associate salary increases with a four-year degree. However, those who earn an associate degree can expect to see some benefits when it comes to their wages, too. And those increased earnings are likely to accumulate over time: Starting out with a higher salary (or boosting your wages in the middle of your career [...]
Have you ever wondered who’s behind the scenes in a hospital or clinic? Who are the people making sure that the doctors and nurses are being assisted? Exactly who is it that’s ensuring that patients are billed correctly, and that the insurance companies handle their end of the bargain? This is the role of the Healthcare Administrator, Billing & Coding professional, and Hawaii Medical College has an amazing program that can take you there. These crucial team members work behind the scenes to make the decisions for the proper running of healthcare facilities. They help to maintain records of patients for [...]
Are you detail-oriented? Great with math or numbers? Want to work in the fast-paced and growing healthcare field? If so, you are probably a perfect fit for our Healthcare Administration, Billing and Coding program at Hawaii Medical College. In today’s healthcare field, medical billing and coding professionals play an essential part in the Hawaii healthcare industry. As a professional medical coder, both the healthcare environment in which you work, and the insurance companies depend upon you to correctly prepare the information needed for billing and payment. But what exactly does a medical coder do? Medical Coders are responsible for translating what [...]
Hawaii Medical College has been on the forefront of placing people in important roles since 2007. For over a decade, they have seen the ebbs and flows that have currently led to the industry’s biggest need for medical assistants in over a decade. But what exactly is a Clinical Medical Assistant? Is this a position that’s right for you? First of all, a Medical Assisting career is one of the fastest growing careers in Hawaii. If you don’t already have a college degree, or you’re looking to change careers without spending years in school, in as little as 15 months, you [...]
Hawaii Medical College has been on the forefront of placing people in important roles since 2007. For over a decade, they have seen the ebbs and flows that have currently led to the industry’s biggest need for medical assistants in over a decade. Since the onset of COVID, the jobs available in the healthcare industry have exponentially increased. Hospitals and private practices are constantly advertising the need for medical assistants, billing, IT support, coders, and much, much more. It is a commonly misconstrued concept that only doctors and nurses work in the healthcare industry. This couldn’t be further from the truth. [...]
On top of the global COVID-19 pandemic, an unforeseen event happened to tens of thousands of Americans across the country in 2020. It was stressful, leading to things like anxiety, depression, and fear that nothing would ever get back to normal. This event? Job loss. Businesses were hit hard by covid. Among the top were the airlines, restaurants, retail, and hospitality fields. Layoffs reached epic numbers and many small business owners were forced to close their doors permanently. Even now, many of these industries scramble to get some semblance of the way things used to be, and most are having limited [...]