Explore Medical Transcription

Medical transcriptionists play a key role in the healthcare industry. Using a headset and personal computer as their primary equipment, medical transcriptionists transcribe information dictated by a physician or other healthcare professional into precise, clearly worded medical documents. In order to perform their job proficiently, medical transcriptionists must be a combination of administrative assistant and physician’s assistant. The medical documents they prepare, such as discharge summaries, operative reports, diagnostic reports, and the like, are added to a patient’s medical file after being reviewed by a physician. The information in these documents will be used to design treatments for the patient later on in life. Therefore it is of supreme importance the the information be accurately recorded for posterity by the transcriptionist.