common errors in medical transcription
March 21, 2016

Common Errors in Medical Transcription that You Have to Watch Out For

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Did you know that nearly 30% of all medical orders are transcribed incorrectly? And as per a resect survey, majority of these mistakes are caused due numerical mix-ups, confusion between to similar-sounding words, and finally misinterpretation of homophones. Let’s take a look at each of these errors in details- Numeric Mix-ups Most drugs that are prescribed to patients do not have a one-size-fits-all dosage schedule, and it is up to the doctors to decide and oversee how

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medical transcription service provider
March 18, 2016

Top Attributes to Look for In a Prospective Medical Transcription Service Provider

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What do we generally do when we need to transcribe a document? We go to Google Translate or other online translation tools, upload the document and get the translated version back. What happens when you rely on these very tools to translate medical documents? The results can be catastrophic. This is because online translation tools are only fit for light translation say understanding words spoken in a foreign land. The biggest drawback with automated translation is that it comes without any qual

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Professional medical transcription
March 15, 2016

Why Professional Medical Transcription Service is a Life Saver

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Recently a renowned hospital in Alabama had to shell out $140 million as penalties because of an error committed by a part-time transcriptionist. The transcriptionist had incorrectly interpreted the dosage of a drug, resulting in the death of an elderly citizen. Though the doctor dictated ‘8,’ the transcriptionist interpreted it as ‘80’ and this meant that the patient received ten times the dosage of her regular insulin shots. Unfortunately, no one in the hospital, bothe

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