Medical transcriptionist takes a hit for HIPAA

I recently received an e-mail from a transcriptionist who described a situation that I think will surprise most medical transcriptionists. It’s an issue I found especially interesting in light of a post by Nae at MT Chat, and the responses it got: Yep, my ESP is working real well today doc … I hadn’t even Read More …

Prepare for HITECH changes

This year is flying by us. Before we know it, it’s going to be 2010 – and that means significant changes in privacy and security measures for service providers to the healthcare industry. One of the more important changes for the medical transcription industry is the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Read More …

Offshore MT security issues blaze into headlines

In his blog at Advance, Jay Vance spotlights a story about Potential Offshore Outsourcing Catastrophe – Medical Records For Sale In India. It’s a pretty interesting read  and although the sting operation was carried out by a UK team and involved UK records, it doesn’t take much to see that the same situation could be Read More …