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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...

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 Just as newspapers were superseded by television, our human desire for visual consumption is leading to...

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...

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...

How important is the accuracy in medical transcription? Let’s just say: excruciatingly important! Medical transcription doesn’t involve drills or medical devices. Furthermore, there is no patient contact, which raises the question of how a transcriptionists could have a negative effect? Transcriptionists simply record text dictated by the...

What is Medical Transcription? Also known as “MT”, medical transcription deals with the transcription or conversion of voice-recorded reports or notes dictated by doctors or other medical professionals into electronic text format. Over the years, the medical transcription service has altered with the changing technological landscape....