“batches”, and if your work flow allows you to be online only periodically.
Satellite internet service, often more expensive than regular broadband but not as fast, convenient, or reliable, has the advantage of being available virtually anywhere. Given the technical challenges of file transfers over satellite internet, try to use dialup-friendly file transfer methods when possible.
Newer mobile connectivity options based on cellular technology are also available, and will likely provide additional options in the future, so watch for new data offerings from your cell phone company.
What MTs Need: the Short Answer
A PC with USB ports
Playback software, headphones and pedal
Word processing software
A HIPAA compliant Internet file delivery service
Internet connectivity (broadband preferred)
Section Four – The Steps Involved In Digital Transcription Workflow
To better understand how the dictation moves from the Doctor to the Transcriptionist and back we’ve put together the following step by step example of how the workflow normally works.
1. The medical professional dictates into handheld device. Each snippet of dictation is usually for an individual patient visit and is automatically saved as an individual file. File sizes vary
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