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Tips to Improve Your Healthcare Documentation Skills

Speed and accuracy are as important in healthcare documentation as the knowledge of medical terminology. Learning about human anatomy, health conditions and other medical terminology is one aspect and typing with speed and accuracy is another aspect; mastering these two skills simultaneously is not impossible although it’s a challenging task. If you want to become […]

Healthcare Documentation in Virtual Doctor Visits

Gone are the days when patients waited in a crowded area to consult their doctor. The advancement in technology coupled with the necessity to avoid crowds due to the COVID-19 pandemic has spiked up the use of virtual doctor visits or telemedicine. There is a huge benefit of telemedicine in the form of cost reduction […]

Healthcare Documentation and Its Role in the Pandemic

At this time when the world is suffering to deal with the COVID-19 virus, there are millions of coronavirus disease patients who are visiting various healthcare facilities. The pandemic has not just impacted the public in general, but the healthcare industry as well with a significant impact on physician practices. This is the time when […]

Affect of COVID-19 on Healthcare Documentation

The sudden outbreak of the pandemic called Coronavirus has presented a situation that nobody has anticipated ever. Apart from the health concerns that COVID-19 has brought, a whole range of economic concerns has sprung up. One of the major concerns for all in the healthcare documentation sector is how the industry is ensuring business continuity […]

Challenges in Healthcare Documentation

Healthcare documentation (medical transcription) is one of the most critical processes in the healthcare industry that provides the basis for physician follow-up, decision making of the physicians and the processes of medical coding and medical billing. The medical coding process assigns different codes to the services provided and procedures performed taking the transcription reports as […]

What Does a Healthcare Documentation Specialist Do?

A healthcare documentation specialist or a medical transcriptionist is a crucial resource for a healthcare facility for, the important task of documenting a patient’s visit is performed by a transcriptionist. A medical transcriptionist listens to the voice recording of a physician and transcribes it into a report in a prescribed format. A transcriptionist may even […]

Impact of Healthcare Documentation on Healthcare Practices

Healthcare practices focus on a lot of things like quality patient care, timely reimbursements, maintaining accurate and appropriate health records, etc. However, what most of the facilities forget is that in doing all these things, one group of people plays a crucial role and it is their problems that are not paid much attention. This […]

Common Errors that Result in Poor Healthcare Documentation

The healthcare system is largely based on healthcare documentation or medical transcription which when accurate and complete can bring a lot of efficiency in handling a patient’s history and improving the care provided thereby affecting the overall healthcare system. Healthcare documentation involves the transcription of the physician observations regarding a patient visit which include patient […]

Role of a Healthcare Documentation Specialist in the Medical Industry

With the adoption of electronic health records, a significant transition is taking place in the healthcare industry where the physicians and the healthcare staff themselves are being made to record their services and procedures electronically with the help of technology. However, it should be remembered by all in the healthcare industry that mere deployment of […]

Clinical Documentation Improvement and its Benefits

The creation of digital records with the details of medical treatment, clinical tests, and medical trials is called clinical documentation which is a core process of every patient encounter. Accurate and timely clinical documentation that reflects the scope of services provided properly helps to represent a patient’s clinical status accurately so that it can be […]

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