Physician practices come in every size, shape and specialty with each physician having unique habits and personal preferences. Arrendale’s group practice customers are able to accommodate individual physician dictation preferences and also to promote a practice’s goals of uniformity. With Arrendale software, physician options for dictation method include digital voice recorders, smart phones and PC-based handmikes. Transcript distribution is customizable with each physician able to select different routing paths for their own worktypes. For instance, TA+ can be configured to print Dr. Jones history and physical reports to the central office with consults faxed to the office across town and discharge summaries electronically delivered to the EMR without a paper copy at all.
Arrendale has years of experience integrating with physician practice EMRs and assisting practices with Meaningful Use achievement. In addition to HL7interfaces, we frequently employ simpler, automated patient demographic spreadsheets gathered from scheduling systems to assist the transcription staff. Our interface teams know how to send slivers of dictation, each as a separate file, for transcription and then return the transcribed portion to the proper location within the EMR encounter, giving physicians the best of both traditional dictation and newer EMR point and click automation. For physician practices yet to implement an EMR, Arrendale’s web-based TA+ platform serves as an electronic repository with HIPAA-tracked access to transcripts, physician-friendly electronic signature and a courteous, 24 by 7 helpdesk. Our software is available for your own transcription staff to use or we can provide an A+Network Affiliate transcription service partner to deliver both our software and accurate transcription services.