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How to Avoid Physician Burnout by Outsourcing Medical Transcription

Physician burnout, also referred to as “physician fatigue”, is a state of emotional, mental, and physical exhaustion caused by long-term involvement in repetitive and emotionally demanding situations. Physician burnout has an impact on not just their work performance but also … Continue reading

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Avoid Misinterpretations of Abbreviations in Medical Record Documentation

Medical abbreviations and acronyms or “acceptable” terms that physicians and other healthcare professionals generally use in patients’ medical records. Medical transcription service providers make sure that their staff is well-trained in documenting abbreviations, including converting them to their acceptable form … Continue reading

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Can Nurses Transcribe Medication Orders?

Many prescriptions are now computer-generated, but may also be hand-written and paper-based. In many healthcare systems, nurses are responsible for medication transcription, which involves transferring the physician’s prescription order to the medication administration record. This must be done correctly because … Continue reading

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Why Is It Important For Physicians To Share Digital Notes With Patients?

This is an update to our blog: Sharing Notes with Patients – What Physicians Need to Know Good medical record keeping is essential for the delivery of quality healthcare and to support communication between different healthcare professionals. With the widespread … Continue reading

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Falling Behind On Patient Documentation? How To Complete It In Time

Medical records comprise different types of documentation on patient history, clinical findings, diagnostic test results, preoperative care, operation notes and discharge summaries. Completing patient documentation on time is a major challenge for busy healthcare providers. This is all the more … Continue reading

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How To Document A Good Radiology Report

Accurate radiology reports clearly communicate chronic incidental findings, the diagnosis or differential diagnosis, the clinical implications of radiologic findings, and any chronic findings that need additional workup or surgical intervention, along with recommendations for management. Error-free radiology reports contribute to … Continue reading

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How A Fruitful Patient-Physician Relationship Can Optimize Care

The patient–physician relationship is a key component in effective health service delivery, especially in this digital age. A trusting, informative relationship between the patient and the physician can promote patient compliance with the treatment. However, as the current healthcare environment … Continue reading

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Strategies To Streamline EHR Documentation For Telehealth Visits

Electronic health records (EHRs) allow physicians to manage clinical information in an effective way and share patient data with other health providers. Outsourcing medical transcription helps them ensure timely and accurate EHR documentation. Remote medical consultations became an effective tool … Continue reading

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Study: Lengthy EHR Notes Contributing To Physician Burnout

Effective healthcare documentation is crucial to convey clinical information about a patient’s diagnosis, treatment, and outcomes, for communication between clinicians and payers, and to avoid compliance issues. Outsourcing medical transcription is a widely accepted strategy to ensure complete and accurate electronic … Continue reading

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How EHRs Can Improve Care Coordination

Electronic health records are designed to support safe, efficient and high-quality medical care. Outsourcing medical transcription promotes accurate and complete documentation in the patient record. However, proper care coordination is essential to improve the care experience for providers and patients. … Continue reading

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