Monthly Archives: June 2013

HIPAA hints for dictators

HIPAA requires that we educate our staff on the rules and how they apply to their jobs. I have written about this topic in the past and fortunately, most facilities already have training programs in place. While this basic training … Continue reading

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Google goes loony

While it’s easy for us to believe that almost everyone is on the Internet, that’s not the case. According to Google, two-thirds of the world does not have Internet access. They are planning on changing this statistic with balloons. That’s … Continue reading

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Expectations and reality in education

The current issue of AHDI’s “Plexus” magazine includes a feature story about medical transcription students and the challenges they have in breaking into the job market. I’d say that it’s an excellent piece that everyone should read, but as I’m … Continue reading

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Obamacare, ICD-10 and the future of medical transcription

I have been asked more than once my opinion on the effects of both Obamacare and of ICD-10 on medical transcription. So perhaps the larger question is: what is the real future of dictated and transcribed medical documentation? Whether you … Continue reading

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