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When Onboarding Medical Transcriptionists Goes Wrong

A recent Becker’s article authored by Jessica Kim Cohen highlights the Politico analysis by assistant editor Danny Vinik that explores the rise of “alternative work arrangements” that are having a major impact on the conventional workforce of America. These work arrangements have reduced full-time employment positions “by as much as 400,000 workers between 2005 –…
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Google front-end voice recognition leaves 20% error rate for physician self-edit.

Everyone is hearing the stories how unhappy physicians are these days while searching for a balance between productivity and electronic health record documentation. EHR templates are often too restrictive leaving the patient story untold by the resulting data and front-end speech recognition engines result in leaving too much self-editing work for the physician.  Imagine the…
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