Prudential Consulting Inc Expands in Nova Scotia
Thursday, October 9, 2008
Prudential Consulting Inc. an Ontario-based medical
transcription company, is expanding its business in
The province, through Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI), is supporting the company's expansion with a payroll rebate set at a maximum $590,400.It is an earned incentive tied to the company achieving hiring targets.
"Nova Scotians are looking for flexible and quality job opportunities," said Economic Development Minister, Angus MacIsaac. "Because of its unique operating model, PCI can draw talent from across the province, so Nova Scotians can live and work in their own communities."
Qualified medical transcriptionists will be able to log in through a remote, secure workstation network, so they can work from home via a high-speed internet connection.
Prudential Consulting Inc. has strict policies to ensure confidentiality. The company's equipment does not enable any storing of patient data and blocks open internet access.
Inc. provides health information management services for hospitals in
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The company's employees are trained to work with secure and anonymous patient information, transcribing dictation from doctors for an electronic file that becomes part of the patient's record.
Electronic documentation is part of the improvements taking place in the health-care system, so accurate patient files can move away from hard to access paper files.
health-care-services sector is growing rapidly," said Stephen Lund. "And while we recognize that
these are turbulent times, PCI’s expansion is proof that
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