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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