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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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Med-Scribe’s Hybrid Solution to Medical Documentation In An EMR Environment

Many in the EMR industry have long forecasted the demise of the medical transcription industry. However medical transcription still continues to exist and this industry is starting to see an uptick in the dictation volumes in the past 18 months. The EMR vendors have aggressively sold their software by convincing physicians that transcription was an…
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Unintentional Consequences of EHR Solutions

With the passage of the HTECH Act and with the AARA funding initiative in full swing, many healthcare facilities and physician practices have been pressured to achieve "Meaningful Use" attestation by implementing an Electronic Health Record (EHR) solution. Although extremely beneficial to the advancement of clinical decision making, these solutions are often implemented with the…
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