Any medical transcriptionist will tell you that the worst part of the job is all the paperwork. It’s so taxing not just because there’s a lot of it, but because a majority of it is completely pointless. Indeed, the vast inefficiencies in the US’s health care system are universally regarded as a complete waste of time and money. And even with President Obama’s healthcare reform in full swing, much work remains to be done. Check out this infographic on how all these ridiculous costs break down – and the next time you’re getting behind on transcription because of paperwork, just remember that every health care professional is right there with you. And remind your boss to switch to digital record keeping, already.
Click to see infographic: The Sick Cost of Medical Paperwork