To solve this predicament, professionals these days convert the audio/video files into typewritten, printed, or computerised formats. These converted documents are known as medical transcripts.
Who prepare medical transcripts?
Professionals having a science background are usually hired by transcription companies. A highly skilled team comprises a transcription company, and these include transcriptionists, proof readers, editors, and quality analysts. All of them are very knowledgeable about the medical sector, and have the ability to reproduce the discourses they hear into easily understandable formats.
What services do transcriptionists offer?
Transcriptionists provide a full range of services, which include:
• Medical transcripts of a patient’s medical history, the diagnosis, prescriptions, etc
• Notes on clinical procedures, progress of treatment of a patient, notes which follow up on the treatment, diagnostic transcriptions, etc
• Transcripts of lab reports, results of various scans like CT and MRI ( Magnetic esonance Imaging) and X-Ray reports.
• Transcriptions related to the patients’ discharge from hospital, various narratives as well as copies of referrals.
Highlights of the medical transcription industry
Healthcare professionals are extremely busy people, and they have a lot of work to attend to at all times. Giving lectures in colleges, managing their own practice, attending high level medical conferences, giving seminars and consultations, etc. They barely have a moment’s rest. Medical transcription companies are a great help to them, as much of their load is eased. When doctors and pharmacists have a medical transcripts team working for them, they themselves can pump in more efficiency into their work.
It is a very affordable process to obtain high quality transcripts. Outsourcing work from countries like India is very cheap because of varying conversion rates.
India has a skilled workforce who has great scientific knowledge compared to western workers. The workers are also fast and effficient, and ensure deliveries take place on time. Most people hired belong to the medical field in some or the other way, which enhances the quality of the work performed.
Most transcription companies keep updating their infrastructural facilities according to the changing environment. This ensures smooth, hassle free work which is also devoid of errors. Best quality dictation equipment, proof reading software, etc are used by Medical transcript companies.