Archive for March, 2008
Whether you have a medical transcription service or just a transcriptionist, you will need document delivery . . . but is it secure? Your patient information needs to be transferred in the safest manner possible, since you need to ensure HIPAA compliance. Simply sending documents through your email is far from safe, there are a [...]
When choosing a medical transcription service, you need to make sure that it is one you can work with and one that will give you the security and quality that you need. It might take some shopping around, but knowing what you are looking for in a medical transcription will definitely make the whole process [...]
TransDyne knows that many hospitals and medical practices simply can´t afford to pay high medical transcription fees, so to help cut back on the costs, TransDyne outsources. We have medical transcriptionists in foreign countries working round the clock to help you get your documents back fast, without having to pay too much. There are a [...]
Everyone wants things to go faster and smoother and these five dictation tips will do just that. You won´t want to spend hours and hours trying to dictate a medical document just so you can get back half a page in print! So, following these dictation tips will really help you make your life easier.
Transcription tools are tools of the trade. When you record your voice onto a digital or analog recorder, you don´t necessarily need to know exactly how it works, just how you are going to use it. The quality of transcription tools is of utmost importance.
You may have been told before “quality over quantity” and it [...]
Medical transcription requires quality guidelines. Don´t assume that the service you are looking at has specific quality guidelines. You will need to make sure that they do before signing up with them. Why? There are a few reasons.
Quality guidelines ensure that all the medical transcriptionists are following the same standards and are considering the same [...]
Dictation skills are very important to have if you are going to be using any type of medical transcription. Good dictation will result in better transcriptions. While the medical transcriptionist will be correcting as they go, it is still very important that you try to use correct grammar and medical terminology in order to get [...]
Thanks to HIPAA compliance being required only by tech-savvy medial practices, many are holding back on the whole internet side of things. This is probably the worst idea ever! Yes, the HIPAA rules are strict and carry stiff consequences, but the ability to have all patient information on your computer network, accessible at the tap [...]
Dictation often calls for special commands and to make sure that these are clear, you should say “Stop” and then let the transcriptionist know what special instructions you have. This makes your dictations far easier to understand and you will get your documents back exactly as you want them.
Common Dictation Commands After Stop
Document delivery these days can be risky business. Did you realize that your emails can actually be read and edited between your email account and the recipient´s? And vice versa. Not to mention, hackers are pretty good at getting into even secure email servers and can take over your account, compromising your information.
The HIPAA guidelines [...]