Medical Records Technicians

Medical Records Technicians

About Medical Records Technicians

A clinical coder, also known as diagnostic coder, medical coder or medical records technician, is a health care professional whose main duties are to analyse clinical statements and assign standard codes using a classification system. The data produced are an integral part of health information management, and are used by local and national governments, private healthcare organizations and international agencies for various purposes, including medical and health services research, epidemiological studies, health resource allocation, case mix management, public health programming, medical billing, and public education.