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UST in Iowa -
Posted By: Debbie
Anyone know anything about U.S. Transcription out of Iowa?
Did anyone ask if we would be getting our last paychecks at QT? sm -
Posted By: Former QTer
I totally forgot to ask if they would mail them out right away since we received little notice or if payday would be normal date or not at all?
Posted By: MTSOing
Hello all. I am the owner of a small (but very busy) transcription service here in the U.S. and am considering purchasing my own transcription platform. I currently lease the platform that my MT's are using. I would appreciate some info from anyone that is working on a web-based, non-FTP, MT friendly platform. I know that most larger transcription companies have proprietary platforms, so I am looking for one that I can purchase ready made. Any help is appreciated!! Thanks!
Posted By: nitpicked to death.
All I can say is .
I have been transcribing now for 3 years and have never heard a thing about my grammar. I have gotten reports back the past couple of days this week stating: There should be a comma here.. there should be a semicolon there.. you shouldn't have put a period, but a semicolon.. or when I put something as far as a comma where I was told to.. I would get it back stating that it was unnecessary, HUH? Not only that, but I would have a passage from a grammar website pasted on the report that was sent back in e-mail. LOL.
I give credit where credit is due, but seriously...
Now instead of being paranoid about any kind of medical errors-- I am worried about if a comma is in the right place. Nice, huh? Everything that I was corrected on was trivial.
So, while I was sitting there feeling kicked in the gut waiting for my next grammar correction, I found myself looking through samples and reports transcribed by other people and found that the commas that I had on my reports were on other peoples transcriptions, too!
No medical errors, miskakes, misplaced words, missing words, format issues, and I get grilled about a comma.
I felt like I was back in highschool.
Seriously, is this normal?? I am thinking about leaving this place. I have never felt so insulted. A comma should be the last thing on their mind..especially when seeing the horrendous mistakes that were sent to clients by other transcriptionists in the database.
Just needed to vent. Am I wrong to be so irritated about this?
Can anyone give some input about Webmedx? -
Posted By: mt
Are they a good company to work for?
ACMR transcription service... -
Posted By: Frustrated
Does anyone know anything about these people? I have been with them for a short while now and I'm not very happy with it. They use DocShuttle, which I'm new to. They are not very informative at all. I have had questions and you get responses like You have the help section to look at and if you are computer literate, it shouldn't be a problem stuff like that. They give you reports, but don't explain how it may be set up, little quirks, etc. They say they like their transcriptionists to be well-rounded in all aspects, even outside of the transcription part. These are some of the rudest people I have found. Thank God this is not my only account, because I think I'm getting ready to drop them. Anyone else had experience with this company?
Transcend, is full time 40 hours or X lines? -
Posted By: nm
Golden Isle..need opinions on their platform. How hard is it ...sm -
Posted By: wondering
to make 1000 lines a day?
Thanks for the help!
How long for Phoenix to contact you -
Posted By: anoldmt
after you apply with them? I have many years of acute care experience and love doing OPs, and would love to work for them. Haven't heard anything yet, just wondering if they are a bit slow on responding?
I am wondering if any companies pay per minutes of dictation? -
Posted By: Bea
When I worked in-house (Radiology) we were actually paid an hourly wage, however, instead of having to produce x amount of lines per shift, or x number of reports per shift, we were required to do x amount of minutes per shift. Just wondering if anyone does this anymore?
I'm also looking to make a move back to my first love of radiology. Anyone have any GOOD companies to work for that have radiology accounts? I just found this site yesterday and have seen many companies listed but a couple GOOD names would be so much more helpful.
Thank you in advance for any help/suggestions.
Job offer from MDI-FL should I leave OSi for them? -
Posted By: OSi MT
By the way it's a VR job, suffering from ulnar nerve entrapment and looking for options.
Posted By: Amphion newbie
Can anybody tell me how long it took you to get up to production speed at Amphion. I have been here three months and still nowhere close to where I was at at MQ. I can't go back to MQ, too much going on there. I need to get another job or get parttime somewhere unless somebody can tell me that I can get up to where I need to be. I have alot of experience but this platform and demographic stuff is killing me. TIA
What do you like about this new MQ plan? -
Posted By: not so happy
I would just love to know what people like about this new plan because the way I see it they are not paying for your internet service anymore which is essential to getting this job done and they are not offering any kind of weekend incentives which is when they are always begging people to work and also, the part that really is laughable is even if you are part time and say work 15 hours a week and want to work 20 instead one week you have to get that approved. Now, they are always begging people to work so why do we have to get approval to work extra. I can understand over 40 hours but if you are part time what is the big deal. As long as you put your hours in that you are supposed to, why do we have to go through the trouble of calling our supervisors and asking to work an extra hour or so.
I don't see much of any kind of incentives in this new plan. I mean if you type over 1200 - you get a small increase. Say you type 1500 well you would make an extra $1.50 that day. What kind of incentive is that?
I just don't get it. Maybe I am missing something and people can explain to me what they like about it. I would LOVE to hear it.
Anybody have any info on Oracle (OTI) Good or bad? -
Posted By: TJ
TRS pay plan help!!! -
Posted By: MTchad
I have been working at TRS almost a month now and still cannot undestand the pay scale. I thought I did,but I am lost. I am on a difficult account and I am having trouble making line count. My first pay check is coming up soon, and I need to get another job. Should I hold out, or run for the hills? I hate to jump ship, but I don't want to stay too long if I cannot make any MONEY!!!!!!! thanks
Have any of your company managers or owners (sm) -
Posted By: irritating
Have any of your company owners or the managers sent out politically-charged emails company-wide? I was just curious as to whether this is a common thing, since my company owner has sent several out. It's bothersome, to say the least. Work is the one place where I feel I should be completely safe from the political circus.
R&B Sten-Tel -
Posted By: InfoPlease
Anyone have any experience with this company?
Posted By: Dell
Is this the correct board for me to ask a question of other MTSOs? I'm new to these boards. Thank you. D
Seeking info on Oracle -
Posted By: Patsy
pay scale, pros, cons, workload, platform, etc. Any info greatly appreciated!
EvolveMed? HDS out of Little Rock? -
Posted By: j
Anyone ever heard of these companies? Good/bad? I can't seem to find anything on them. Any information would be appreciated. Thanks.
Does anyone else have problems getting e-mails -
Posted By: answered by management? Concerned newbie.nm
Any info on TRX re editing? -
Posted By: me
Search brought up nothing on the forums.
Posted By: trish
It just amazes me that all the controversy on this board about wanting to hear from QT about what was going on, complaining because no one was told anything, that now that the phone calls have gone out, and QT has told teh employees what was going on, no one bothers to comment. I guess that would be because they cannot complain now about not being told so they don't comment at all?
National Certification for MTs -
Posted By: Desparate
Can someone refer me to a website or something so I can get certified. Finished my course with a college and they don't of course deal with the National Certification. Anyone out there done the certification part. Please help. Thanks
Any info on MedicalBazaar? -
Posted By: Carolyn
Q.E.D. Transcription -
Posted By: DMT
Does anyone work for Q.E.D. transcription or know anything about them? Any info would be helpful. Thanks.
dictaphone speed -
Posted By: tuckered out
Does Dictaphone itself increase the speed of dictations in ExText? My dictators are suddenly speaking much faster than before. I have them turned down to the minimum speed, and they're still too fast. I've heard of Dictaphone increasing the speed so that we have to type faster. Do you think this is true?
Has anyone tested with DRC and is it a difficult test? Thanks nm -
Posted By: kadi
Just got a little gift from PMedcom :) -
Posted By: anyone else??
No card, but Im assuming its for MT week!! :)
Anyone got specifics on working with the -
Posted By: Chart Script platform? Pros and cons? nm
MedScribe keeps advertising (see inside) -
Posted By: Curious
ER MTs seem to be plentiful. Why are they having such difficulty finding people to work for them?
January 1st doomsday -
Posted By: SadMDIer
In my opinion, from the 2nd conference call MDI has no clue what will happen with our pay and schedules come January 1st. Seems like they would have asked Trascend about their pay scale, etc. but it appears they have no answers to those questions at this time (or they don't want to tell us).
Posted By: Siren
I heard Medware pays during their training period. How long is their training period, do they pay the entire time, and how much?
Posted By: KANN
Anyone working for DeVenture either full or part-time? Can you tell me what the rate per line is? Thanks!
Got the call from MQ today -
Posted By: Nanna23
Came from "Mike" at corporate MQ number on caller ID.
Just wanted to verify that I got the letter and that I would be getting the new benefit package in October. I politely asked if he could give me any advance FYI on any of it and he said, nope, they were just calling & verifying we received the letter...and that October was not that far away my last name starts with G & I'm in the midwest, so maybe their going in alpha or by office, who knows.
I did ask him a question about the new links on the QNet, about what to find on there and he actually had to pull the page up and his computer was running so slow he said, that I just told him never mind.
So...the suspense goes on ladies and gents.
Is there a website or message SM -
Posted By: Just Me
board where people discuss DocQScribe to help each other learn helpful tips, etc., to be more productive? I just got hired by a company that uses this platform, and I want to learn as much as I can so that I can be as successful as possible. Thanks everyone!
TMT Medical Transcription, Ltd -
Posted By: NOLA
Does anyone have any experience with this company; good, bad or indifferent? I believe they are based in Shreveport, LA, but billing invoices go to Jonesville, TX. I did a search on this site, but nothing comes up for this company. Thanks in advance!
JLG no longer paying Dental or life -
Posted By: wonder what's next?!?!
first direct deposit now this??? scary!!!
Question for my fellow MDIers -
Posted By: fatcat
We went for weeks with insufficient work so I took on a side-job, which has been reliable and plentiful. Now my previously-empty MDI accounts seem to be overflowing and MDI wants extra work. Has this happened to any of you? What did you do? I want to be loyal to MDI but, given that there was low work for so long, I am inclined to keep the other job as well just as a backup in these economic times. Of course, I will always do the required lines at MDI but I am at a point where I am now afraid to put all of my eggs in one basket. What do other people think? I just feel more confident having two sources of income rather than one alone. Is my thinking wrong here? I'd really appreciate some feedback as I think I am too close to the situation to see things clearly.
are there any companies who are reputable, mean what they say, do what they say, and -
Posted By: Please tell me
Are there any honest, reliable, trustworthy, respectable companies out there that put their money where their mouths are? I have been very let down twice now by two separate nationals, and am totally disheartened. I do a good job and that is all I want to do. What I expect from a company is for them to do what they say they will ... if they are going to train, then train ... if they are going to say they respond to your calls, respond ... if they say you will have returned reports edited and errors pointed out, send the edited reports with the corrections ... if they say they will give you a supervisor/lead/manager, present that person....if they say their tech department will help, does it always take 3-5 hours to solve a problem?
Honesty!! That is all I am asking for. Any companies out there that anyone would really say know what INTEGRITY means? If so, please, please let me know. :( Is it even worth it to have hope after struggling to polish skills via these new online schools, as I did? Is there anyone to trust out there? TRUST?
Webmedx-Latest info? -
Posted By: SpherisMT
Any recent info on how they are to work for now? Looking for steady workflow (understand seasonal slumps), is the insurance good/affordable, and what kind of time off do you get? Any help would be most appreciated. Thanks!
I did a search on here for Silent Type, Inc. and couldn't find anything (sm).. -
Posted By: Flo
Anyone know anything about them?
What can i expect for (newbie) QA pay per line? Tks. nm -
Posted By: Cynthia
Any info about Documed -
Posted By: need2know
Does anyone have any information about Documed? Do they pay on time? Are they legit?
Keystrokes and VR -
Posted By: wannaknow
Does anyone know if Keystrokes has any accounts that are done by VR? I am interested in this.
Anyone know anything good or bad about Digital Transcription Services out of Oklahoma City? sm -
Posted By: Looking
Pay range; line requirement; platform; enough work; ESLs? Thank you very much!
Posted By: trx4now
Please email me if you have any info on Sten-Tel. Appreciate it! Considering position.
Would like to hear from an current Transolution MTs sm -
Posted By: MT@14
Please feel free to e-mail me. I would like to hear about work load, ESL %, ease of transcription platform, benefits, etc. Please feel free to e-mail me. I would really appreciate any information
info on AMD Services/AmeriMed Data Services -
Posted By: KP
Please help me. Does anyone know anything about AMD Services or AmeriMed Data Services. I have been offered a position with them and need to know if they pay good, etc. before I accept a position with them. Thanks in advance.
OSI and expanders -
Posted By: NCMT
Can you use Shorthand with the program that they use? Do they have a line count utility with their program? Thanks.