EMR Chart Abstraction, Award Winning

UCLA Award Winning Electronic Health Record System, powered in part by KMTS

Earlier this year, UCLA’s award winning hospitals were recognized with HIMSS Analytics’ acute care Stage 7 award – an honor that represents attainment of the highest level of electronic medical record progress at hospitals and health systems. UCLA should be proud of this accomplishment. Federal regulations mandate that all private clinicians, practices, and major hospitals demonstrate meaningful use…

EHR/EMR Conversion, EHR Dissatisfaction

Hospital and Doctor EHR Dissatisfaction Elicits Vendor Reevaluation

Now that stage 1 of EHR integration – demonstrating ‘meaningful use’ of an EHR system – has passed, there is a rejuvenated buzz to reevaluate the platforms currently used. Why? Simply there is an extraordinary amount of EHR dissatisfaction. 2013 marked the end of stage 1 for hospitals and practitioners who sought the maximum incentive amount – $44,000.…

Audio Transcription, Audio Transcription Services

Audio Transcription, a brief history and the current service options

What is audio transcription? In simple terms, it’s the conversion of speech to text via a transcriptionist. Audio transcription is crucially vital for legal proceedings, interview recordings, lectures and seminars, as well as the medical industry. A Brief History of Audio Transcription Originally, as you could expect, the process of audio transcription was human to human.…

What is the difference: EMR vs EHR?

There is much mystery surrounding EMR vs EHR. Marketers often use the term interchangeably. Though, if we look at the two independently, there are critical differences that must be denoted. In perspective, they act in a very similar manner regarding the storage of patient data and information. EHRs, however, have more breadth and depth. Electronic…

Video Transcription, Video Transcription Service

6 Benefits of a Video Transcription Service

Originally, the Internet was built for text. We truly witnessed a revolution in the way information is disseminated and shared. Today, the year is 2014 and the game has changed. Just as newspapers were superseded by television, our human desire for visual consumption is leading to the rise of video technologies across all industries. This shift…

EMR Medical Transcription

Electronic Medical Records (EMR) usher in the demand for medical scribes to transcribe and chart patient evaluation data directly in the software of choice

There is no question that the field of medical transcription is changing. Already, we have seen a majority of doctors, clinics, and hospitals convert to Electronic Medical Records (EMR), aka Electronic Health Records (EHR). This transition, in essence, effectively streamlines and optimizes data storage, patient tracking, record keeping, and government regulation. Electronic medical records (EMR)…

EMR Mandate, EMR Chart Abstraction

What is the EMR Mandate?

Well, simply put, the EMR Mandate is a provision of a comprehensive bill passed by congress demanding the conversion of patient charts to electronic systems. Let me introduce you to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, or the ARRA. This legislation is aimed at creating more funding and a network of incentives that can be directly…