Medical Transcription articles, editorials and views from the field

Medical Transcription Just Got Easier

AHDI Researchers Provide Online Reference Terminology   Confronted with the challenges of differing transcriptionist skill levels, non-standard tool sets, different systems and desktop settings, non-standard quality measurements, and a lack of data standards, many medical transcription companies struggled to consistently turn out high-quality patient records.   The solution was to use technology to not only develop quality standards,...


Underpaid Transcriptionists Settle Case

Medquist Company Settles for $1.5 Million   From 1998 through 2008, transcriptionists who transcribed work for Medquist on a line-based pay scale may have been underpaid. The suit alleged that...

Transcriptionists Retire Early, New Study Shows

Repetitive, Fast, Constant Typing Catches Up with MTs   Findings from a multi-disciplinary research team from Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts, show a dwindling medical...