Medical records have been kept on patient care since people first developed the ability to write.  At the beginning of the 20th century, stenographers entered the scene who took the doctor’s dictation in shorthand.  This method was used until the invention of audio recording.

What followed:

  • dictabelts and dictaphone transcribers
  • typewriters
  • word processors
  • computer processors
  • voice dictation
medical transcription

medical transcription