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Spiralling costs for outsourced medical transcription puts pressure on strained health budgets, says HEU
The cost of outsourcing medical transcription services in the Lower Mainland has increased by an average of 26 per cent a year over the last five years, according to financial docu...
February 25, 2013
Union raises concerns over backlogged medical reports
An alarming backlog in transcribing and processing medical reports in the Lower Mainland is putting patient care at risk, says the Hospital Employees’ Union. The union has learned...
February 13, 2013
Plan to contract out medical transcription threatens patient confidentiality – HEU
The Hospital Employees’ Union says a plan by Lower Mainland health authorities to contract out all medical transcription services threatens to put the confidentiality and accuracy...
March 22, 2012