Check Please: Proofreading Your Transcription Reports

Check Please: Proofreading Your Transcription Reports

There are worse things than making a proofreading mistake involving a concept you know really well, but it sure does feel pretty frustrating. There is a relatively simple trick that can help you avoid the avoidable error. It’s called a checklist.

Proofing dramatically increases patient safety

It may sound too simple to be effective, but consider this interesting fact about checklists: In 2009, the World Health Organization began promoting checklist use in operating rooms–the Surgical Safety Checklist. This checklist is now used throughout the world and is believed to have saved hundreds of thousa…