Archive for April, 2008

Announcement : Gift Free Medical Transcription Services

Friday, April 4th, 2008
We are happy to announce an i-Script initiative that allows i-Script clients to gift One Week of Free Medical Transcription services to their friends, colleagues and professional contacts. On signing up with us your friends can use our service absolutely free for a week. If they are satisfied with our services and choose to stay with us for a duration of 60 days or more, you stand to receive a check for $ 75, as an i-Script referer. You can navigate to the Gift Card form by clicking on the ‘Refer a Friend’ button on our home page or clicking on the link below. Refer a Friend Please feel free to send as many gift cards as you wish to your friends! Happy gifting! Read entire post

Thoughts on the future of Health Information and Patient records

Friday, April 4th, 2008
Over the last decade, the evolution towards the electronic patient record shows that, over time, documentation habits change either through regulations and standards or through user/client preferences. This is a slow but sure process, that we see in action today, even with all the challenges that face standardization and implementation of regulations. Until a decade back, there were few regulations and standards that MTs and their employers had to meet. However, Patient and Practitioner concerns over privacy and data security in our age of Information Technology soon led to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Several observers felt that HIPAA would not have an effect on the medical transcription industry, due to the sheer magnitude of adherence to process and focus on data security and integrity that is required for the implementation of HIPAA industry-wide. Some Transcription Service Providers were concerned a few years back that the majority of the ... Read entire post