Medical Billing and Coding Jobs
Typically, in an EMR presentation, you will see slides about cost savings in your medical billing and coding jobs.
The process with an electronic medical record is that the computer is essentially coding as the physician works thru the encounter.
Your coder would not need to manually take the paper encounter form and enter any data, so it seems like this would mean less billing and coding jobs.
However, the Bureau of Labor is reporting that employment in medical records and health information technology is expected to be faster than average and job prospects very good.
You can read the complete outlook