Medical transcription is the process of converting physician-dictated recordings into written documents, typically medical reports or patient records. Medical transcriptionists listen to audio recordings made by physicians and other healthcare professionals and then transcribe those recordings into written documents. These documents may include patient histories, physical examination reports, operative reports, discharge summaries, and other types of medical documentation. Medical transcriptionists must have a strong understanding of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, and other specialized knowledge related to healthcare documentation. They must also have excellent typing and listening skills, as well as the ability to work independently and meet deadlines. Medical transcription is an important part of the healthcare industry, as accurate and timely medical documentation is essential for providing quality patient care.