Transfer medical information


Extract information from a patient’s notes and enter them in a computer programme.

Alternative labels

digitalise medical information
digitalise patient data
digitalize patient data
extract and enter medical information
relocate medical information
digitalize medical information

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Transfer medical information is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Optional skill

Transfer medical information is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Medical records clerk:
Medical records clerks organise, keep up-to-date and archive patients` records for medical staff availability. They transfer medical information from a patient’s paper records to an electronic template.
Medical transcriptionist: Medical transcriptionists interpret dictated information from the doctor or other healthcare professionals and convert it into documents. They create, format and edit medical records for patients based on the provided data and take care to apply punctuation and grammar rules.
Medical records manager: Medical records managers are responsible for managing activities of medical records units which maintain and secure patient data. They supervise, oversee and train employees while implementing medical department policies.




  1. Transfer medical information – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022