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5 Reasons Why Now Is a Great Time to Start a Medical Billing and Coding Career

Medical Billing and Coding Career

Medical billing and coding is a fast-paced and rewarding career at the center of some of the most significant and most exciting medical technology shifts in the last decade. So, if you are looking for a career where your work really makes a difference, here are five reasons why now is a great time to start a medical billing and coding career. You Don’t Need to Go to Medical School If you’ve always dreamed of working in the medical field but have never had the year or hundreds of thousands of dollars needed to attend medical school, then we have..

When Can We Expect a COVID-19 Vaccine

COVID-19 Vaccine

In response to the current COVID-19 crisis, 240 different coronavirus vaccines are being worked on with 40 already in the clinical trials. In this article, we’ll be looking at the effect those vaccines could have, where they are in the development process, and when they could be available.  Why Is a Coronavirus Vaccine Important? According to the World Health Organization, immunization currently prevents 2-3 million deaths every year from a vast range of diseases, including diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, influenza, and measles.   Since the start of the outbreak, the total number of coronavirus cases has exceeded 34million, resulting in 1.01million..

Four Steps to Becoming a Paralegal

Paralegal Certification

Paralegals are a hugely important part of the U.S. criminal justice system, and becoming one means setting yourself up for an exciting and impactful career in the legal field. In this article, we’ll be looking at how you can take the first steps on that career path with four simple actions. Get the Right Qualifications In order to become a paralegal, you will first need to obtain the right qualifications. At the bare minimum, this means an associate’s degree in paralegal studies. Here at Northwest, we offer a student-focussed program with both online and on-campuses classes that will fit around..

Learning Language Basics in Four Steps

Learning Language Basics

For many first-time language learners, the idea of learning a whole new language can be overwhelming. In today’s article, we’ll be looking at how you can start learning the useful basics of a language in just four easy steps. Have Specific Goals  If you goal is just to become fluent, then you’ll need to be learning for years before you hit any achievable milestones. Plus, with such a non-specific goal it can be difficult to see that you’re making any progress at all, which in turn can be very frustrating.   Instead of just setting out to learn a language..

Desk Yoga for Medical Administrative Assistants


Working as a medical administrative assistant means spending large periods of time in front of a computer or sitting in an office chair. While filing all of those patient reports might be vital to the running of the healthcare provider you work for, it’s not so good for your back. So, if you find yourself falling into the typical office hunch and the back and shoulder pain that comes with it, here are some yoga poses you can do at your desk to help relieve the tension. Seated Crescent Moon The crescent moon pose works by eliciting a deep stretch..