Tax Day Can Be Harmful to Your Health

2Ascribe Inc. offers articles on medical transcription, general interest and the healthcare marketplace as a service to their clients and to the industry. A recent study found that stressful days increase the risk of fatal (and non-fatal) car accidents.  Excerpted … read more

Remarkable Employees

Are you a remarkable employee?  Do you know what a remarkable employee is?  Do you know what to look for when you’re hiring a remarkable employee? Some physicians are fortunate to have one staff person with them through their whole … read more

Medical Transcription and Pluralizing Words

Adapted from Canscribe Newsletter Spring 2010 http://canscribe.com/newsletter/Spring%202010.pdf General Rules for Words To make a noun plural in most cases you just add “s” such as patients or ideas. For words ending in s, x, ch, sh or z, in most … read more

Medical Transcription Pricing Simplified

When selecting a medical transcription company, it can be difficult to compare apples to apples, especially when it comes to pricing. Pricing can be quoted in various ways, the most common being: Price per line of transcription Price per minute … read more

Is Medical Transcription Cost Effective?

Medical transcription can be viewed as either an unnecessary expense in a physician’s practice, or as a cost-effective tool for helping to manage a physician’s time. On average, people can write approximately 30 words a minute, type 45 words a … read more

Digital Voice Recorders for Medical Transcription

While there are many companies that manufacture digital voice recorders that are suitable for medical transcription, Olympus, Sony and Panasonic are the market leaders.  These are their top products. Olympus DS-5000 Digital Voice RecorderThe DS-5000 is an advanced professional digital … read more

Choosing a Digital Recorder

Medical transcription is a good choice for many physicians.  Once you’ve made the decision to use a digital recorder instead of a telephone dictation system, you need to choose the best recorder for the job. The advantages of using a … read more

The Pros and Cons of Outsourcing Your Medical Transcription

Thinking of making a change from in-house medical transcription to outsourced? Learn all the benefits of outsourcing and all the cons of keeping things in-house. Issue In-house transcription Outsourced transcription Hiring Each time you need to replace employee.  Medical transcription … read more