Medical Transcription Careers Are In Demand

The U.S. Department of Labor estimates there will be over 67,800 medical transcription jobs by 2024. Employment opportunities are available for transcriptionists with formal education and for those with experience in electronic health records (EHR) management, training and quality assessment.

Physicians depend on medical transcriptionists to produce finished medical reports using accurate terminology. Medical transcriptionists often work independently, setting their own hours and transcribing reports from home. Trained transcriptionists are employed in doctors' and dentists' offices, imaging departments, hospitals, community clinics and emergency facilities. Training is the key to success.

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  • The U.S. Department of Labor forecasts 67,800 medical transcription jobs by 2024.

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.

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SOURCE: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Medical Transcriptionists (January 13, 2016).