Medical Transcription is translating the voice records, dictated by the health care provider, into text format. The dictated medical records can be a simple diagnostic procedure or any complicated surgical procedure.
Who will do Medical Transcription?
The professional who converts the voice records into legible text formats is a Medical Transcriptionist.
In the recent times, India has become a core center of Transcription in Medicine.
Skills needed for a Medical Transcriptionist
A skilled Medical Transcriptionist should have:
An updated knowledge of medical terminology
Decent typing skills
Active listening ability
Exceptional English skills (grammar, spellings, verbal and written information)
Above average computer skills
Ability to follow instructions
Writing skills, which should be legible and easy to understand