medical transcriptionist


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med·i·cal tran·scrip·tion·ist (MT),

(med'i-kăl tran-skrip'shŭn-ist),
One who performs machine transcription of physician-dictated medical reports concerning a patient's health care, which become part of the patient's permanent medical record; a certified medical transcriptionist (CMT) has satisfied the requirements for certification by the American Association for Medical Transcription.

medical transcriptionist

a health professional who prepares a written record of patient data dictated by a physician. A certified medical transcriptionist is one who has met the qualifying standards of the American Association of Medical Transcription.

med·i·cal tran·scrip·tion·ist

(med'i-kăl tran-skrip'shŭn-ist)
A person who performs machine transcription of physician-dictated medical records; a certified medical transcriptionist (CMT) has satisfied the requirements for certification by the Association for Healthcare Data Integrity (AHDI).

med·i·cal tran·scrip·tion·ist

(MT) (med'i-kăl tran-skrip'shŭn-ist)
One who performs machine transcription of physician-dictated medical reports concerning a patient's health care, which become part of the patient's permanent medical record; a certified medical transcriptionist (CMT) has satisfied the requirements for certification by the American Association for Medical Transcription.
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The importance of medical transcriptionists (MTs) and clinical documentation editors has never been greater as hospitals continue to report increases in physician dictation volumes alongside, not replaced by, EHR growth," mentions Kim Buchanan, CMT, AHDI-F, Director of Instructor Development and Industry Relations for M-TEC.
Career Step has been training medical transcriptionists for over 20 years and is among the most respected and employer-trusted education providers in the industry.
1 million of which will be given to the Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI) to fund programs for the general benefit of medical transcriptionists and the medical transcription industry.
Career Step was originally founded over 20 years ago by an experienced medical transcriptionist who recognized a need for quality career training in her industry.
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This conference enables us to focus on the biggest challenges currently facing the industry, the future demand for medical transcriptionists, and the skills needed for these professionals to be successful within the reality of today's industry.
Physicians record patient information using audio recorders and send such recordings to medical transcriptionist for further process.
She returned to Barre and worked for several years at Holden District Hospital and the Barre Family Health Center as a medical transcriptionist.
In this text, a practicing medical transcriptionist offers practical tips in a conversational writing style.
anyone who has an Internet connection can participate, but at a distance, it's hard to know if someone has the background to be a medical transcriptionist," Ms.
A Lighthearted Peek into the World of a Medical Transcriptionist" is a compilation of anecdotes written about things author Sara Burns has experienced in her twenty-nine years as a medical transcriptionist.
The software permits both medical transcriptionist editing and physician self-editing of speech recognized documents to match varying workflow needs.

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