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ActivitiesAccording to the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), registered health information technicians (RHITs) ensure the quality of medical records by verifying their completeness, accuracy, and proper entry into computer systems.

OutlookFaster-than-average-job growth

Median Income$30,600 per year 2008

Work Context & ConditionsRHITs generally work in hospitals and other healthcare settings including physician practices, long term care, specialty hospitals and other healthcare organizationsre settings

Minimum Education RequirementsAssociate's Degree

SkillsActive Listening, Writing, Time Management, Reading Comprehension, Speaking

AbilitiesOral Expression, Written Comprehension, Information Ordering, Oral Comprehension