Healthcare Documentation

Equipment You Would Use for Medical Transcription

Healthcare documentation is one of those healthcare professions that affect the health of people indirectly. Even a minute error in the transcription reports sent to the healthcare provider can impact the decision making of the physicians and the treatment offered to the patient. Hence, it is vital that the healthcare documentation specialists prepare accurate and […]

The Difference between EMRs and EHRs

We are coming across terms like EMRs and EHRs often due to the U.S. healthcare industry’s transition from manual record-keeping to digital record-keeping. All the hospitals, clinics, nursing facilities and physician offices are moving towards electronic record-keeping with huge investments in the software and training pertaining to these records. Many people knowingly or unknowingly use […]

Skill Set You Need to Become a Top-Notch Medical Transcriptionist

Healthcare Documentation (Medical Transcription) is an in-demand profession providing excellent opportunities for growth along with good remuneration and flexible working hours. Many healthcare documentation specialists enjoy the privilege of working remotely from the comfort of their homes if they can convince their employer that they can independently handle their tasks with dedication. To reach such […]

Know the Types of Electronic Health Records

Electronic health records (EHRs) provide real-time patient records and aid in providing higher-quality healthcare and ease the work of patients and healthcare providers alike. They are the better version of the patients’ paper charts that contain the medical and treatment histories of the patients. With the advent and enormous use of information technology in all […]

What Is Revenue Cycle Management In Healthcare Facilities?

Revenue cycle management (RCM) is the management of finances, a crucial process that keeps an organization going on a daily basis. Medical billing plays a major role in the efficient functioning of the RCM process and thus the healthcare facility. If facilities do not focus on their financials they would be floundering no matter how […]

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 […]

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