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Accuracy – at what cost?

The accurate capture of the physician’s encounter with a patient is a critical component in the delivery of excellent healthcare. Whether written electronically or by hand, the transcribed report is a permanent record for the current and future evaluation of … Continue reading

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Does QA matter? Ask the 17,000 pregnant men

In case you missed it, last month’s newsfeed turned up a series of interesting articles about a medical miracle: 17,000 pregnant men in Britain. Even if you did miss the story, if you work in the healthcare field, your mind … Continue reading

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So how do you really ensure accuracy in transcription?

Last week I was at a state HIM association meeting.  Standing at our booth when traffic in the exhibit hall was light, an HIM director approached.  I greeted her and she responded.  Then she paused to look at the messages … Continue reading

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Welcome to “Word for Word!”

Hello and welcome to Word For Word, the official blog of New England Medical Transcription (We prefer “NEMT“). Here you’ll find weekly updates on healthcare information, trends and valuable information to help you learn to count transcription lines, meet meaningful … Continue reading

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