medical transcription

With Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, & JP Morgan Enter Healthcare…So, What’s Next?

A Disruption in the Healthcare Industry On The Horizon If you haven’t heard the news…three American corporate giants are stepping into the healthcare center stage. Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, & JP Morgan – three mega-firms of American business – announced last week they will be teaming up to form a new health system “free from profit-making…

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.…

Accurate Medical Transcription

The Importance of Accurate Medical Transcription

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 doctor or other medical professional. A common misconception,…

Medical Transcription, MT

What is Medical Transcription (MT)?

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. Originating in 1975, the process has moved chronologically from…