Wednesday, December 19, 2018

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Medical Transcriptionists: Standing Up for Their Rights

Medical transcriptionists have an integral role in the healthcare system. They translate recordings dictated by physicians and other health care professionals into written documents, reports and correspondence. How Are Medical Transcriptionists Educated? Medical transcriptionists do not have to have training after secondary schooling; there are many employers who prefer hiring transcriptionists who have had the extra training. Training occurs in various colleges, vocational schools and distance learning programs. The course work for medical transcriptionists includes proper English punctuation and grammar, medical terminology, anatomy and legal issues as they relate to documenting health care. Students may also complete training on the…

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