Clinically Actionable Data

In recent years, healthcare payers have realized that not only is clinical data a necessity, it will soon play a key role in incentive payouts. Previously, payers have depended on claims data and the limited amount of clinical data on claims forms to construct care management applications and manage programs intended to reduce costs. Incoming… Continue Reading

Changes To The U.S. Health Care System

Recently, President Donald Trump passed the American Health Care Act that will serve as a substitute for the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare for short. Since these new health care system changes may be confusing to understand at first, we’ve decided to break down the key aspects of the American Health Care Act, nicknamed… Continue Reading

Key Features of an EHR System

An electronic health record or EHR system is a digital version of the paper chart of a patient. It is comprised of a patient’s medical history, medications, diagnoses, treatment plans, radiology images, immunization dates, and test results. Healthcare providers use EHR systems to make informed decisions about a patient’s care plan. If you are searching… Continue Reading

Ways to Avoid Extra Fees From Your Medical Transcription Company

When searching for a medical transcription company to support your practice, there are many things you should consider. In addition to the type of experience the company has and the quality and accuracy of their services, pricing should be at the top of your priority list. After all, one of the main reasons outsourcing medical… Continue Reading

Popular EMR/EHR Providers

One of the major changes in the healthcare industry in the past several years was the transition from paper to digital record keeping. Public and private healthcare organizations are now required to implement an electronic medical record (EMR) or an electronic health record (EHR) and demonstrate “meaningful use.” While both EMRs and EHRs are the… Continue Reading

Everything You Need to Know About Automated Transcription Services

Thanks to technology, a significant number of healthcare facilities have made the decision to shift away from time-consuming and costly human transcription services and implement automated transcription instead. These healthcare entities have found that automated transcription offers them a variety of benefits that improves the profitability and efficiency of their organization. Let’s take a closer… Continue Reading

5 Billing Principles That Fast Chart Employes

When it comes to outsourcing your medical transcription services, there are many factors to consider. First and foremost, you want to work with a company whose values align with those your organization. You also want a company you can trust. When it comes to your patients medical information, you can never be too safe. However,… Continue Reading

2017 Trend in the Medical Transcription Industry: Globalizing the Workforce

Each new year, predictions are made on industry trends for the upcoming year. One industry trend for the medical transcription industry in 2017 is a drive towards a globalized medical transcriptionist workforce. This means the offshoring of medical transcriptionists to other countries, such as India. Offshoring of Medical Transcription Services Companies offshoring their transcription services… Continue Reading

How Technology is Changing the Future of Medical Transcribing Services

People will always depend on doctor visits to find relief from injuries, illnesses, and in some cases, life-threatening conditions. Therefore, voice-recorded reports that are dictated by physicians or other healthcare professionals and converted into text format will always be necessary. Although medical transcribing services will never truly go away, technology will change the role they… Continue Reading

EHRs: Is It Time to Switch?

Are you using an electronic health record (EHR) system of the past? If your EHR system is not working for you, your staff, and your medical practice, switching systems may be in your best interest. However, switching EHR systems is not an easy task. First and foremost, you must decide if the benefits of switching… Continue Reading