Technician, Health Information Subspecialties:
Assistant Record Technician:
They assist in making sure proper records are kept for each patient and that the records are in order, stored and ready for the patient's next visit. A well they translate information from a patient hospital visit into information that can be used as part of the provincial and national databases.
Technician, Health Information:
These specialists use EHR software to maintain information on patient safety, different patterns of disease and disease outcome and treatments. They organize this information and manage health information data by making certain it is high quality, accurate, accessible and secure. They are an integral part of the health care team and work closely with doctors and numerous other health care professionals.