Medical Transcription

On August 11, 2011, in Transcription – DocuWorx, by Documentation Specialists

 Medical transcription is the specialization of the health care documentation and medical language, wherein medical transcriptionists  (MT) provide transcription services to various health professionals.The escalating health-care costs and the lack of U.S. medical transcribers lead to the emergence of business outsourcing to countries such as Canada, the Philippines as well as India. As outsourcing leads to business growth – any voice files outsourced are then further reviewed from domestic medical transcriptionists to ensure U.S. standards and accuracy are met.

Medical transcription is the specialization of the health care documentation and medical language, wherein medical transcriptionists (MT) provide transcription services to various health professionals. The transcribed voice files shall then become part of patients’ medical records and electronic files that can easily be shared among providers.

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The MTs

MTs need to have an exceptional English grammar and punctuation skills. Also, knowledge of the medical language, treatment assessment, physiology, pharmacology, anatomy, diagnostic procedures is a must so to produce the desired quality medical transcription. Auditory capabilites, keyboarding skills, and auditory capabilities should also be up par too.

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Education

Although a number of establishments cites candidates to take an intensive program that includes a transcription internship program of a number of hours. Intensive study should take place in medical terminology and health care documentation. Medical transcription schooling is not mandatory, but most employers require it in order to get the foot in the door.


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Speech Recognition Technology

The need for MT services will only increase with an increasing population requiring procedures, medical tests and treatments. To compensate for these shortages, speech recognition technology is utilized by health professionals, though it is not ideal because these systems do not understand human speech nuances or patient health records. Thus, the quality of speech recognition system transcriptions varies and requires editing by MTs.

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    6 Responses to “Medical Transcription”

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      It has an extensive knowledge of a lot of questions. Wonderful work!

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