Medical Transcriptionists Make for Legible Medical Records

Caller:  Can you transcribe handwritten patient records? 2Ascribe:  Maybe. Can you read them? Caller:  Not really. 2Ascribe:  If you can’t read them, why do you think we can? Caller:  Don’t you type up doctor’s handwritten notes all the time?  Aren’t … read more

Responding to the Online Ratings of Your Practice

In the old days, before the internet, word of mouth was everything. If you needed a plumber, a new ladder or a good meal out, you would consult friends and family about their experiences. Recommendations applied to finding a family … read more

Do You Know What You’re Paying For?

The medical transcription industry is a multi-billion dollar industry (yes, that’s not a typo, it’s multi-billion). If how you’re invoiced is not transparent and straightforward, how do you know what you’re paying for? And there are more ways of charging … read more

How Dirty is Your Office Desk?

If you are sitting at your office desk right now, you might want to grab some hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipes before you read this. The average workplace desk can be 400x filthier than the average toilet seat! We hope … read more

Document Preparation Time

Ever wonder how much time you spend each day on documentation? Would you believe 10%? Recent statistics show that the average physician spends 10% of their workday documenting patient encounters and dictating letters, be they referral requests, consultation letters, patient … read more

Time to Review Your Hand Hygiene Techniques

Regardless of where you work, it’s a good idea to know how to keep your hands clean. In a recent newsletter regarding Independent Health Facilities and Out-of-Hospital Premises, the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario noted: The ministry notice … read more

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