ERIC Number: ED208215
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Oct-22
Reference Count: 0
Relationship Between Accreditation Status and Hourly Wages of Medical Record Technicians.
Passmore, David Lynn; Marron, Michael
A study examined the relationship between accreditation status and hourly wages of medical record technicians (MRTs) in four major metropolitan areas (Chicago, St. Louis, Kansas City, and Atlanta) during August 1975. Multiple regression analysis of the hourly wages of 590 female, full-time MRTs collected through a government hospital wage survey revealed a $0.62 per hour advantage for accredited record technicians over those not accredited. Also related to the MRT hourly wage were job location and hospital funding source. Based upon these data, conclusions were drawn concerning the importance of accreditation to employing hospitals and to individual MRTs. (Author/MN)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Technical Inst. for the Deaf, Rochester, NY.; Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Convocation of the Northeastern Educational Research Association (Ellenville, NY, October 22, 1981).