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Electronic medical record mandates to increase jobs in IT, September 1, 2009

The EMR market is expected to grow in major ways with a $20 billion infusion from the Health Information Technology Act. The Bureau of Labor Statistics says employment for medical records and health information technicians is expected to grow faster than average for all occupations, with an 18% increase through 2016. Within the field there are 125 job titles in more than 40 settings, experts say.