Medical Transcription – Providing Meaningful Services

From EzineMark – by Reene Kelly Feb 28, 2011

As the healthcare documentation scenario is undergoing major changes, the way in which clinical records are created and utilized has also seen major changes. Medical transcription services play a major part in the clinical documentation scenario through the sheer magnitude of education and experience amassed by them. Information has been vital to the process of healthcare, and as documentation specialists, medical transcription companies provide support to the healthcare process. Healthcare facilities and healthcare professionals have found that outsourcing leaves them in a unique position to enjoy accurate, timely, secure and cost effective creation of patient medical records, while leaving them free to focus on their core business. These vendors have always strived to provide meaningful services that have significant impact on the operations of healthcare facilities.

Some of the meaningful and significant services provided include: Accurate and timely medical transcription for varying volumes: Transcription providers have added meaning to the process of simply converting the dictation of the patient- healthcare professional encounter into text by using the vast skills at their disposal by providing services with the following advantages: – Ensuring correction of any oversight by the healthcare professional – Subjecting each transcript to multiple level quality checks – Ensuring that the dictated content fits the context Accepting flexible methods of dictation: The working life of healthcare professionals has been eased by accepting dictation from various modes of dictation that the healthcare professionals find easy to work with. Providing a system: This process needs support from technology to meet the expected quality criteria, especially turnaround time, security and easy to use features.

Some of the meaningful and significant services provided include: Accurate and timely medical transcription for varying volumes: Transcription providers have added meaning to the process of simply converting the dictation of the patient- healthcare professional encounter into text by using the vast skills at their disposal by providing services with the following advantages: – Ensuring correction of any oversight by the healthcare professional – Subjecting each transcript to multiple level quality checks – Ensuring that the dictated content fits the context Accepting flexible methods of dictation: The working life of healthcare professionals has been eased by accepting dictation from various modes of dictation that the healthcare professionals find easy to work with. Providing a system: This process needs support from technology to meet the expected quality criteria, especially turnaround time, security and easy to use features.