Webmedx Strengthens Quality Program and Improves Patient Safety in Compliance with New Industry Standards for Clinical Documentation
ATLANTA, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Webmedx, the third largest medical transcription service provider in the U.S. and a premier supplier of speech recognition and quality analytics technology, reinforced their commitment to quality and patient safety by announcing important changes to their quality assurance processes and procedures for transcribed and speech-generated reports. The new changes bring Webmedx into full compliance with the Healthcare Documentation Quality Assessment and Management Best Practices standard newly released by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), the Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI), and the Medical Transcription Industry Association (MTIA). The announcement was made by Susan Lucci, RHIT, CMT, AHDI-F, Vice President of Field Operations, Webmedx. Lucci was instrumental in the development of the Best Practices standard and a major contributor throughout the project.
Webmedx quality results are consistently the highest in the industry. The company reports a 99.5% accuracy score for all patient reports it generates through its Enterprise5™ medical dictation and transcription solution and services team. In addition, Webmedx received the highest quality score ever for a medical transcription company in the 2009 Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Professionals Services Report (available at www.KLASresearch.com). "We attribute our success to the most skilled, knowledge work force in the industry," mentions Jay Cannon, President and COO, Webmedx. "In addition, we continually supplement our staffs' skills with advanced tech