Archive for January, 2010
Medical transcription is a service that has been associated with healthcare for a long time. Through out the evolution of healthcare from the beginning till date documenting the patient-healthcare professional encounter has always been important. The documentation of the patient-healthcare professional encounter is important because medical records fulfill the following purposes:
- Providing continuity: Documenting every encounter between the [...]
Medical transcription is a very important part of the healthcare cycle and plays an important role in both the operational and commercial aspects of healthcare.
· Role of medical transcription in the operational aspect of healthcare: When a patient visits a healthcare professional, it could be for various reasons like an emergency, sudden illness, regular visit [...]
In recent times there have been many myths and misconceptions regarding medical transcription, giving it a bad press. Given below are a few myths about medical transcription:
· Medical transcription is easy and anybody can be a medical transcriptionist: This is a common myth about medical transcription, given that entry into this profession is relatively easy. [...]
What gives TransDyne the edge over others in the field of medical transcription?
TransDyne is the new standard in medical transcription that provides excellent services by using their extensive background in software to develop systems which provide advanced technology with ease of use
Beyond that what sets TransDyne apart is the mindset of the company towards its’ [...]
Medical transcription: Outsourcing can reduce the information technology burden of the healthcare facility
The success of any organization lies in being able to concentrate on the core business and outsource all other activities that are not part of the core business. The core business of a healthcare facility is that of providing quality healthcare. All other activities are support functions. They play an important role in achieving the [...]
Medical transcription is the process of creating records of the patient-healthcare professional encounter. It is a non-profit making but essential part of the healthcare process. It is considered to be one of the cost heads.
The aim of most healthcare facilities is to reduce the cost of medical transcription as much as possible. Outsourcing medical transcription [...]
There are several reasons to outsource medical transcription; one of the main reasons is to reduce the burden of non-healthcare related work for everybody involved in the running of the healthcare facility.
The decision making process becomes comparatively difficult when the purchase decision involves availing services rather than a tangible physical product. But is the process [...]
Outsourcing medical transcription can be a mind-boggling exercise. It not only involves extensive analysis of the healthcare facility, but once this is done it also entails careful and detailed examination of the options available. On the face of it this could seem like fairly simple and straightforward exercise.
The process of analyzing the options available becomes [...]
The field of medicine is constantly evolving at all levels. There have been advances in the methods of diagnosis, the techniques used for testing as well as the drugs and treatment prescribed. One thing that has not changed over time is the need for accurate and timely information by healthcare professionals to provide quality healthcare.
Is outsourcing of patient records really unsafe?
There have been serious doubts about data security while outsourcing medical transcription. The case of Lubna Baloch from Pakistan who threatened to expose confidential data over the Internet for non-payment for services rendered has been used as an argument against outsourcing. It is understandable that situations like this are [...]