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Use EMR Software with (And Not in Place of) MedicalTranscription

Posted by Alok Prasad

Why Use Medical Transcription 'with' Electronic Medical Records Software

When EMR was first developed, it was assumed that these systems would replace certain jobs within the medical office. One of those jobs was that of the transcriptionist. However, as time has gone on, more and more physicians have realized the need to continue dictating their notes, rather than use the "point and click" system that most EMR's come equipped with. The result is that transcription has maintained its importance within the medical field, resulting in most practitioners finding a way to make the two work together. 

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How to Guarantee an Easy Switch to Electronic Medical Records?

Posted by Aparna Prasad

Larger practices and organizations in the health care industry are readily switching over to electronic medical records and reaping the rewards, but small to mid-sized practices are much slower to adopt and make the transition due to a number of barriers - with particular concern to how it will slow down treatment times and affect the bottom line during implementation. 

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Medical Transcription - Will Thou Really Become Extinct Soon?

Posted by Alok Prasad

Several years back, with the advent of speech recognition of technology (Dragon), the medical transcription industry was forecast by many to see a reduction in demand. That has not turned out to be true, as medical transcription industry revenues continue to grow each year.

Now with the Obama administration pumping in money in healthcare by incentivizing Physicians implementing certified EHRs and demonstrating meaningful use, many EMR vendors are again proclaiming the demise of Medical Transcription stating that after implementation of EMR / EHR Software, the Physicians can eliminate use of Medical Transcription services altogether.

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