bobkruse's picture
From bobkruse rss RSS  subscribe Subscribe

How Confidential and Secure are Medical Transcription Services 

Medical transcription services that are HIPAA-compliant ensure confidentiality and security for patient information.

 

 
 
Tags:  medical transcription services  hipaa medical transcription services  medical transcription company  medical transcription outsourcing  medical transcription companies 
Views:  73
Published:  February 22, 2012
 
0
download

Share plick with friends Share
save to favorite
Report Abuse Report Abuse
 
Related Plicks
Medical Transcription Services Company

Medical Transcription Services Company

From: mtscompany
Views: 1222 Comments: 0
MTS Transcription Services (MTS), a US-based medical transcription company, offers HIPAA compliant medical transcription services for healthcare providers.

 
Medical Transcription Services Company edited

Medical Transcription Services Company edited

From: mtservices
Views: 646 Comments: 0
Medical transcription services is of great assistance to hospitals, clinics and other healthcare facilities. Recognized service providers ensure full-fledged HIPAA compliant transcription services.
 
medical transcription service for healthcare management companies edited

medical transcription service for healthcare management companies edited

From: mtservices
Views: 720 Comments: 0
Medical transcription companies provide safe and reliable, customized medical transcription service for healthcare management companies, clinics and
individual physicians.
 
medical transcription providers in the US

medical transcription providers in the US

From: mtservices
Views: 617 Comments: 0
Medical transcription providers in the US improve healthcare by providing customized health information management solutions.

 
How Medical Transcription Services Help Healthcare Providers Increase Efficiency

How Medical Transcription Services Help Healthcare Providers Increase Efficiency

From: bobkruse
Views: 70 Comments: 0
Medical transcription services enable doctors, nurses and all healthcare professionals to focus on their core tasks. Medical transcription services are cost-effective and HIPAA-compliant.

 
Need of Medical Transcription in Hospitals and Individual Practices

Need of Medical Transcription in Hospitals and Individual Practices

From: bobkruse
Views: 81 Comments: 0
Outsourcing medical transcription eases in-house workload and ensures greater efficiency. A reliable medical transcription company offers medical transcription for various medical specialties.

 
HIPAA Compliant Medical Transcription Services For Outpatient Clinics

HIPAA Compliant Medical Transcription Services For Outpatient Clinics

From: bobkruse
Views: 80 Comments: 0
HIPAA compliant medical transcription services protect patient health information by ensuring security and confidentiality of data. HIPAA medical transcription services benefits outpatient clinics in a wide range of ways.

 
See all 
 
More from this user
What Are the Pros and Cons of Back Office Outsourcing

What Are the Pros and Cons of Back Office Outsourcing

From: bobkruse
Views: 186
Comments: 0

What are the Advantages of Back Office Outsourcing

What are the Advantages of Back Office Outsourcing

From: bobkruse
Views: 271
Comments: 0

Why Outsource Deposition Summaries to a Reliable Provider

Why Outsource Deposition Summaries to a Reliable Provider

From: bobkruse
Views: 108
Comments: 0

What Are The Different SEO Services Offered By Companies

What Are The Different SEO Services Offered By Companies

From: bobkruse
Views: 227
Comments: 0

What to expect from an emergency room transcription service provider

What to expect from an emergency room transcription service provider

From: bobkruse
Views: 186
Comments: 0

Business Process Outsourcing and Its Impact on Small Businesses

Business Process Outsourcing and Its Impact on Small Businesses

From: bobkruse
Views: 172
Comments: 0

See all 
 
 
 URL:          AddThis Social Bookmark Button
Embed Thin Player: (fits in most blogs)
Embed Full Player :
 
 

Name

Email (will NOT be shown to other users)

 

 
 
Comments: (watch)
 
 
Notes:
 
Slide 1: MTS Transcription services Call: (800) 670 2809 How Confidential and Transcription Services Secure are Medical If you are thinking of outsourcing the transcription work in your medical practice, one of the first questions that would pop up is “how confidential and secure are medical transcription services?” Well, this depends solely on the kind of service provider you outsource to. If you are outsourcing to a professional HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) compliant service provider, you shouldn’t have any worries. The HIPAA Act stipulates that appropriate measures should be taken to ensure privacy and security of orally or electronically maintained and transmitted PHI (Protected Health Information). It protects patients from unlawful dissemination or disclosure of their sensitive medical details. The HIPAA Act was introduced in 1996 during President Bill Clinton’s tenure. How HIPAA Medical Transcription Services Protect Patient Information A HIPAA-compliant service provider would take all essential steps to ensure that there is no breach in privacy of PHI: • The Transcription Team – The team comprising medical transcriptionists, language editors, proof readers, and quality auditors would be educated on the necessity of safeguarding and securing PHI. They would be authorized to handle sensitive patient information and Medical Transcription Services
Slide 2: MTS Transcription services Call: (800) 670 2809 signed confidentiality agreements. All the staff of the HIPAAcompliant company would be searched before entering and departing from the company building. They would not be allowed to carry in or take out any paper documents, laptops, floppies or other electronic devices. They ensure that all hard copies of patient data which are no longer needed are destroyed on site. • In-House Transcription – The company would only use the medical transcription services of in-house transcriptionists. No work-at-home transcriptionists or sub-contractors would be entrusted with the company’s projects. • Computers and Servers – Measures to secure computers and other hardware: - Passwords are required to start the systems and the Windows operating system - Superior anti-virus software is installed and regularly updated - Servers are provided with firewall protection file transfers - A common standard of 128 bit encryption is maintained for all - Backups of data stored in the computers are prepared monthly and secured in a locked outbuilding • All storage lockers are password protected. Other Security Measures – Security audits and random checking are performed to ensure that all required security protocols are being followed without fail. 24/7 manned security and a fire extinguisher and smoke alarm are also available to prevent vandalism and theft. Medical Transcription Services
Slide 3: MTS Transcription services Call: (800) 670 2809 How to Locate a Suitable Service Provider Thus, it is clear that the answer to how confidential and secure medical transcription services are would depend on the service provider. A simple search on Google or other search engines would yield listings of several HIPAA-compliant companies. Read through testimonials and reviews for different service providers. Shortlist companies with the highest number of positive reviews and get in touch with them. Ask questions to compare their services. Basically, a company that is flexible, is known for high accuracy rates (98% and above), can meet urgent turnaround, offers cost-effective solutions, provides you the facility for online review, has HL7 interface, and can give you a free trial is a good company to consider. Contact Details MTS Transcription Services 8596 E. 101st Street, Suite H Tulsa, OK 74133 Phone: (800) 670 2809 URL: http://www.medicaltranscriptionservicecompany.com/ Medical Transcription Services

   
Time on Slide Time on Plick
Slides per Visit Slide Views Views by Location