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What You Need to Know About HIPAA Privacy Rules

Nearly all medical records now exist in some digital format. For this reason, the federally mandated HIPAA Security Rule was imposed to protect patients medical, health, and private information across the Internet. The HIPAA Security rule ensures confidentiality, integrity, and availability of health information. It also detects and prevents reasonably anticipated mistakes or breaches due […]

Handling 12-Hour Overnight Shifts

You’ve probably heard that it’s tough to work night shifts. While this is true on some levels, the night shift also has its rewards and benefits in the medical field. Night shift medical jobs are currently in high demand. Medical facilities are offering perks such as flexible hours, higher pay, and other benefits to fill […]

What is Phlebotomy? How Can You Become a Phlebotomist?

Pioneer Pacific College offers Certification in EKG & Phlebotomy for students interested in pursuing a career in the Phlebotomy field. What is phlebotomy and what qualifications do you need to become a phlebotomist? Read below to find out more about launching your career. If you have any further questions or would to enroll our certification […]

What You Need to Know About HIPAA Privacy Rules

Nearly all medical records now exist in some digital format. For this reason, the federally mandated HIPAA Security Rule was imposed to protect patients medical, health, and private information across the Internet. The HIPAA Security rule ensures confidentiality, integrity, and availability of health information. It also detects and prevents reasonably anticipated mistakes or breaches due […]

PPC Program Highlight: Radiologic Technology

Radiologic Technology is one of the many healthcare degree programs we offer at Pioneer Pacific College. It’s a fantastic career choice for anyone passionate about medicine and technology, and it has many opportunities for specialization and advancement. The job market in healthcare is strong throughout Oregon, with the need only growing for specialized roles such […]

Build a Successful and Meaningful Career at PPC

February may be the month of love, with an abundance of chocolate and roses, but we want to talk about passion. That is, passion for your career. At Pioneer Pacific College, we see students from many walks of life come through our doors, venturing out for the next step, or that first step, toward a […]

What You Need to Know About HIPAA Privacy Rules

Nearly all medical records now exist in some digital format. For this reason, the federally mandated HIPAA Security Rule was imposed to protect patients medical, health, and private information across the Internet. The HIPAA Security rule ensures confidentiality, integrity, and availability of health information. It also detects and prevents reasonably anticipated mistakes or breaches due […]

5 Skills You Need to be a Medical Coder and Biller

Once you earn your degree in medical coding and billing from Pioneer Pacific College, an exciting career awaits you. The education and training you receive from your courses may prepare you to find a good job and be ready to go to work. What are the skills you need to develop while you are earning your degree? […]

Summer Semester: How to Fight the Summertime Blues

Nothing beats the feeling of accomplishment of knowing you have successfully completed another semester. But for many students, summer offers an opportunity to shave months off of your college career, helping you graduate as early as possible. Summertime can be challenging for college students with no break in-between the fall and winter semesters. Here are […]

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