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The risks of incomprehensible dictation can be compared to the risks and consequences of:
A illiterate patients.
B incorrect coding.
C illegible handwriting.
D incorrect charting procedures
C illegible handwriting.
Difficult dictation has the potential to:
A delay timely delivery of care.
B frustrate colleagues who must make decisions based on confusing reports.
C demoralize the transcription staff.
D all of these.
D all of these.
Newly trained transcriptionists may become discouraged and leave the workforce because:
A they have been displaced by speech recognition technology.
B difficult dictation lowers their QA scores.
C difficult dictation hinders their ability to attain production quotas.
D electronic record keeping has decreased the need for medical transcriptionists.
C difficult dictation hinders their ability to attain production quotas.
Compared to patients in Canada, patients in the US reported:
A more medical errors.
B the same level of satisfaction with their medical care.
C less medical errors.
D more satisfaction with their medical care.
A more medical errors.*
The Wisconsin Supreme Court considers medical records to be:
A reliable.
B suspect.
C corrupt.
D incomplete.
A reliable.*
The Dictation Best Practices Toolkit is designed to address:
A the impact of off-shore transcription.
B the impact of ESL dictators on the transcription workforce.
C the impact of dictation on the MT workforce shortage.
D the impact of poor-quality dictation on the delivery of care.
D the impact of poor-quality dictation on the delivery of care.
The Dictation Best Practices Toolkit was designed to be used by:
A risk management officers.
B transcription service owners.
C anyone interested in promoting patient safety.
D professional presenters and facilitators.
C anyone interested in promoting patient safety.
Poor dictation increases documentation costs and therefore the cost of medical care by:
A increasing long distance phone charges.
B increasing the number of quality assurance editors needed.
C increasing the technology costs of speech recognition.
D none of these.
B increasing the number of quality assurance editors needed.
Challenging dictation can affect:
A documentation turn-around-time.
B patient care decisions.
C all of these.
D documentation costs.
C all of these.
The Dictation Best Practices toolkit is available on the AAMT web site under:
A Professional Development.
B Membership.
C Advocacy.
D Resources
C Advocacy.
The primary reason for addressing problematic dictation is to improve:
A the financial stability of MTSOs.
B documentation turn-around time.
C patient safety.
D the transcriptionist's productivity.
C patient safety.
Dictation riddled with grammatical errors:
A casts doubt on the accuracy of the report as a whole.
B usually does not cause problems with patient care.
C should not be transcribed.
D can be interpreted more accurately by speech recognition technology
A casts doubt on the accuracy of the report as a whole.
The kit includes:
A tips for deciphering difficult dictation.
B rationale for using speech recognition technology.
C rationale for improving dictation.
D none of these.
C rationale for improving dictation.
Compared to traditional transcription, speech recognition requires:
A the dictator to slow down considerably.
B about the same attention to organization and articulation.
C less attention to organization and articulation.
D more attention to organization and articulation.
D more attention to organization and articulation.
Widespread utilization of back-end speech recognition technology is hindered by:
A dictators with poor dictation habits.
B MT resistance.
C physician resistance.
D insufficient desktop power to run the programs.
A dictators with poor dictation habits.