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Beware of working with mediocre medical transcribers!

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Mistakes in your transcript can prove fatal to your practice! Read on to find out why it is important that you work with companies with proven expertise.

Mistakes in your transcript can prove fatal to your practice! Read on to find out why it is important that you work with companies with proven expertise.

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  • 1. Beware of working with mediocre medical transcribers! www.medicaltranscriptionsservice.com
  • 2. Careful, medical transcription errors can kill your patients! • How often have you spotted typos in your transcripts? Until recently minor errors in transcripts, were par for the course. • But doctors cannot afford to be lethargic anymore. • Though all doctors e sign reports, it is still no guarantee for an errorless medical record.
  • 3. 140 million dollar fine slapped on a hospital… Can a small oversight lead to a person’s death? The answer is a shocking yes in the healthcare field. • Though data entry errors are met with a shrug or mild amusement in other fields, it can lead to irrevocable damage in the medical industry.
  • 4. Has the transcript been e-signed? • The transcribed discharge summary was handed out by the hospital’s nurse without the e-sign of the physician. The transcript that contained several errors has brought into focus, the “awful quality” of certain medical transcription companies.
  • 5. Penny wise pound foolish! • Hospitals are under enormous financial pressure. • Most transcribing firms do not adhere to the USA transcription standards or security regulations. • Many medical practices outsource to transcription companies that over low rates and lower quality. • Prior to working with a transcription company, hospitals should ask for a detailed report of their workflow and the quality checking procedures in place.
  • 6. Multiple quality checks mandatory… • Every transcribed medical report should go through several quality and compliance checks. • Ensure that the medical transcription provider you are working with follow an extensive quality checking policy. • Cutting corners or working with a company that offers the lowest rates can prove to be fatal not just to your practice but patients as well.
  • 7. For more details call 877-272-1572 or Visit our website www.medicaltranscriptionsservice.com