childcare facilities

Childcare Facilities and the Continued Impact of COVID on Workers, Parents, and Children

Childcare Facilities and the Continued Impact of COVID on Workers, Parents, and Children The COVID-19 pandemic has brought much needed attention to the vitality of child care and childcare facilities in the United States. As the world’s largest economy, the United States is behind other countries in their investment in child care and early education.…

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diagnostic codes

Four Types of Diagnostic Codes and How to Transcribe Them

Four Types of Diagnostic Codes and How to Transcribe Them What It Is This discussion is regarding ICD-10 codes taken from the 10th revision of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, a medical classification list by the World Health Organization. International Classification of Diseases (ICD) codes are found on patient paperwork,…

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education

The Joy of Learning and Why It’s Never Too Late to Get an Education

The Joy of Learning and Why It’s Never Too Late to Get an Education Education is an important resource in life that provides the opportunity to become knowledgeable in a particular field of study. The world is continually changing and new, innovative practices are constantly evolving. Therefore, it’s all the more important to make education…

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paralegal

The Paralegal and Administrative Law

Administrative Law and the Paralegal’s Role During the time of the pandemic, we have become familiar with our federal health agencies, the Food and Drug Administrative (FDA), and the Center for Disease Control (CDC). When we take off our shoes at airports, we are adhering to rules issued by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). These…

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dictation

Understanding Dictation as a Medical Transcriptionist

Understanding Dictation as a Medical Transcriptionist What to Keep in Mind with ESL dictators: English as a second language (ESL) physicians or dictators with their foreign accents can be a challenge to medical transcriptionist/healthcare documentation specialists (MTs/HDSs) as well as other medical language experts. Keep in mind, however, that the ESL physician or dictator often…

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