Medical Transcription – Quality before Quantity

It has always been very important to me to remember that the patient is first.  We have an obligation to get it right … this is their story.   It is oftentimes easy for the MT to focus first on their paycheck and second on their job. 

Here’s a good article to read on productivity, using expanders and shortcuts and the importance of keeping the patient’s history and record first and center!  Remember … your spouse, child, mother, and even YOU are the patient. 

Productivity in Medical Transcription and Documentation – Expand Responsibly