Medical sciences are seeing rapid advancements, and with these advancements come the need for comprehensive and accurate medical records that are vital for great quality healthcare. Medical transcriptions main purpose is to ensure accurate documentation of patient care, so that healthcare records can be saved and used for archives, reference, or as legal proof of medical advice.A growing and serious business ‘online medical transcription‘ refers to the outsourcing of medical transcription to differentmedical transcription office.
But first a little background into the entire service, Medical dictation is received in a digital format from the client (hospital or company), which is then transcribed by our qualified Medical Transcriptionists into a computer file. The transcribed computer file, often referred as Medical Transcript is passed on to the primary quality assurance team where qualified employees check the hard copy files for content and accuracy. Reports are then passed on to a second level quality assurance team, where the reports are randomly checked by our staff doctors. Once approved by our final QA teams, the reports are transmitted to the client in the specified format; this entire process is referred to as Medical Transcription Service.
One of the biggest benefits of outsourcing this service is that they are both cost-effective and convenient. Outsourcing companies can save both energy and time as well. Another major benefit of outsourcing medical transcription is that the healthcare organization would save on infrastructure, training and hiring of the right personnel to handle transcription needs. With the ever-burgeoning growth of the healthcare industry and the workload that has increased its dimensions in manifold, the healthcare units can outsource the work at a lesser price by cutting down on 40-60% of their costs.
India has become the most preferred destination for medical transcription outsourcing and it’s no wonder then that Medical Transcription in India has become such a profitable market. In fact according to a latest Nascom survey the Indian Transcription Market makes between 220-240 million each year.
The medical transcription company that gets into a contract with the outsourcing company or companies has a team of transcriptionists who are versatile, talented and competent being trained in all medical specialties. This has added to the benefits as the main outsourcing company can be confident about the final result of the transcripts. These medical transcription companies have to adhere to the HIPAA and HITECH standards of the healthcare industry and conform to the safety and privacy of all medical records. The companies hence ensure that the medical transcription modules are processed and comply with these important standards.
With so many benefits listed above its no wonder that more and more companies offering medical transcription are now being formed. It’s not only companies but a number of graduates are now looking for a career as a transcriptionist. The growth of Online Medical Transcription Outsourcing growth has surprised everybody but this is just the beginning for this industry.