Healthcare documentation or medical transcription is about transcribing what a physician or healthcare provider dictates regarding a patient encounter. This process involves a lot of medical terminologies related to health ailments, diagnoses, treatment procedures, medical equipment used, tests conducted and drugs prescribed along with the general demographic information of a patient. In India, healthcare documentation […]
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 […]
Remote Patient Monitoring – What You Need to Understand?
Healthcare documentation or medical transcription is a critical healthcare service that eases the work of physicians and other healthcare workers and at the same time, helps in accumulating data that can be utilized for studying the most pressing concerns of the healthcare industry and identifying solutions to address those concerns. Medical transcriptionists work and prepare […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Implementation of Healthcare Documentation Outsourcing
Many healthcare providers fear the thought of outsourcing their healthcare documentation jobs as they think that it invites unwanted change and disrupts the regular workflow. However, it is beneficial to outsource to experienced healthcare documentation companies that assess the providers’ needs accurately and provide perfect transcription services. While outsourcing, healthcare providers have to consider these […]
Does Technology Make Healthcare Documentation Jobs Obsolete?
Every day thousands of people visit hospitals for numerous reasons that make the doctors’ lives hectic and tough. In these situations, the healthcare documentation professionals come to the rescue of physicians and other allied hospital staff who are responsible to maintain the updated notes of the patient records. The healthcare documentation specialists deal with the […]