HIPAA compatible medical transcription service
Medical transcription tasks are jobs that healthcare companies outsource more widely and aim to speed up the processing of medical records in a very cost-effective and timely manner. With developed countries like the US UU., The UK and Australia outsourcing their medical transcription (MT) jobs, the workload of staff working in hospitals, clinics, long-term care centers and Acute medical centers in these countries have been significantly reduced. Today, using Internet support, the outsourcing of medical transcription plays a key role in the timely processing of medical records for patient care and insurance claims processing. Medical transcription services being provided in accordance with the standards prescribed by the HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) promulgated by the US Congress in 1996, health care providers who outsource medical transcription work now, they guarantee the confidentiality and security necessary for data concerning the health of their patients.
Factors that favor the outsourcing of transcription jobs are the availability of cheap labor and skilled graduates in developing countries such as India and the Philippines. The response time to send finished works is also minimal in these countries. The majority of graduates working in these TM firms are science and medicine graduates who speak English from the United States and the United Kingdom. Using state-of-the-art technologies, health care transcription facilities operating in these countries can greatly help health care providers realize significant savings in terms of money and time.
The outsourcing of medical transcription services has the following main advantages:
o Healthcare companies will have more time to focus on their basic health services.
o Less investment in expensive infrastructure
o Documentation of medical records with high quality and accuracy.
o Uninterrupted availability of 24-hour service
o Faster processing of medical records.
To be competitive in the field, most medical transcription service providers have employed highly skilled and experienced transcriptionists. To have a faster workflow, high speed Internet facilities with backup copies of equipment, technicians and transcriptionists are also made available to these companies. To ensure the accuracy of medical records, most MT service providers have reviewers, quality analysts, and editors who can guarantee accuracy of almost 98 to 99 percent in the medical records processed.
As part of the coverage of all sectors of the healthcare industry, most HIPAA medical transcription service providers also have related services, such as billing and medical coding. With the personalized medical assistance solutions available in most MT service providers, all the requirements of healthcare companies can now be met for cost-effective, time-limited and quality services.