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.

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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(52.) See AAMT, Applications are now being accepted for the AAMT Certified Medical Transcriptionist (CMT) Exam, CMT Exam Quick Reference, http://www.aamt.org/scriptcontent/chub.cfm?section=certification (last visited Nov.
Medical transcriptionists tell the story often--and not surprisingly, since the object of the radiology chiefs abuse holds special significance for them.
She returned to Barre and worked for several years at Holden District Hospital and the Barre Family Health Center as a medical transcriptionist. Anne's family would like to thank the staff at St.
Sara Burns has spent 29 years as a medical transcriptionist and is writing to share her expertise.
The software permits both medical transcriptionist editing and physician self-editing of speech recognized documents to match varying workflow needs.
The voice file, demographic data, and recognized text are then all sent to the PC workstation of a medical editor, typically a medical transcriptionist. With the appropriate interfaces, the report header is populated with the demographics, and the editor then plays back the dictation with the aid of a footpedal attached to the PC.
He trained to become a medical transcriptionist while working as a stockman in all branches of Jollibee in Dumaguete.
Nancy Tinsley is a medical transcriptionist at PeaceHealth.
She was a medical transcriptionist, for 25 years and retired from UMASS Memorial Healthcare in Worcester in 2000.
Once the audio is converted into text, doctors can either directly edit and sign off on the document or deliver the draft and original audio file to a medical transcriptionist for report finalization and storage onto an EMR system.
The American Association for Medical Transcription awards the voluntary designation Certified Medical Transcriptionist to those who earn passing scores on written and practical exams.
The Eugene Downtown Lions Club announced its new officers: President Karen Norton, reverse mortgage specialist; First Vice President Norma Barbisan, retired medical transcriptionist; Second Vice President Sharon Newton, retired teacher; Secretary Mary Fechtel, retired; Treasurer Jim Origliosso, retired; Tail Twister Twila Butler, owner of It's A Good Thing!

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