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November 17, 2009 14:15 ET

AHDI Approved, College-Level Medical Transcription Training Launched by Allied

LAGUNA HILLS, CA--(Marketwire - November 17, 2009) - Recognizing the need for a quality medical transcription school curriculum, Allied Schools announced the launch of a college-level medical transcription training program that includes online course modules. Coursework is graded by professional QA specialists and feedback is supported by mapping to "The Book of Style for Medical Transcription."

Allied's medical transcription courses are AHDI approved; plus, national accreditation means that they partner with a school that is evaluated and reviewed on a continual basis. With their program, students receive complimentary access to Medical Career Pathways, a database of career planning resources. They also benefit from a one-year AHDI membership that is included upon completion of their program. For further information, please visit or call (888) 822-2923.

Key Facts

--  Employment of medical transcriptionists is projected to grow faster
    than the average (BLS)
--  Allied is one of twenty accredited schools nationwide to offer an AHDI
    approved medical transcription program
--  The online modules provide students with courses that build on previous
    knowledge including:
       -- Medical Terminology for Transcription
       -- Microsoft® Word for the Medical Transcriptionist
       -- Medical Transcription for Professional Tools
       -- Beginning Medical Transcription Practicum
       -- Intermediate Medical Transcription Practicum
--  Coursework is graded by professional QA specialists
--  Upon successful completion of the Medical Transcription Program,
    students will be prepared to sit for the AHDI Registered Medical
    Transcriptionist (RMT) exam


George Achenbach, president of Allied Schools

"We are proud to offer a medical transcription program that puts the student first, with manageable course modules, hours of dictation practice and personalized support."

"It is our goal to provide an affordable and focused education that provides students with the results they are looking for. Our new medical transcription program provides them with a college-level option that is like getting a classroom-style education from the convenience of home."


Allied Schools' Program: Medical Transcription Training

AHDI Website: Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI)

Allied Schools' Accreditation Listing: Distance Education and Training Council

About Allied Schools

Allied Schools offers medical training programs to students nationwide, including medical transcription, medical billing, medical coding, health information management and pharmacy technician. Allied Schools is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council. The school is located in Laguna Hills, CA.

Contact Information

  • Media Contact:
    Julie Guaderrama
    Allied Schools
    Marketing Dept.
    Phone: (949) 598-0875 x 7637
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