Found link to press release
Posted By: unhappy on 2007-08-15
In Reply to: Private equity firm in NY - OSI
Well, I already had one company I worked with earlier this year bought by an Indian company and basically left them. Now, we have OSi backed by this family who invests in US and INDIA, of course. I'm going to wait until after my next big vacation and then bye bye OSi.
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Where did you read that press release?
I would like to read it too.
We just had a press release emailed to us. nm
There was a press release and phone conference. nm
Really? Give me a link to this "press release". Bet you can't.
The only link I found
I found this link
I found out for you...please see link
Transcend DOES send work to India. Please do not apply to this company.
Found the link listed inside in google
Everyone is always wondering what companies offshore and i found a link to a bunch
Notice AlphaBest is on there and she SWEARS she does not send work to India. I worked there and i knew she did but she refused to admit it even though it is in writin now.
here is the release sm
ATLANTA – Atlanta-based medical documentation services provider Webmedx announced
today that it has acquired Medical Transcription Education Center, Inc. (M-TEC), the leading provider
of distance learning and education programs for the medical transcription market. In 2005, M-Tec was
the first program approved by the Approval Committee for Certificate Programs (ACCP), a joint
committee established by the Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI) and the
American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). The acquired company will operate
as a wholly-owned subsidiary and remain located in Fairlawn, Ohio.
M-TEC’s executive team of Susan Francis, President and Kathy Kropko, Chief Operating
Officer will continue to run the business. “M-TEC has an industry-best reputation for a reason. We plan
to build on this and assist the management team and their accomplished staff in meeting the expanding
needs of the clinical documentation market,” says Sean Carroll, Webmedx CEO.
“It has been proven that a solid education is the catalyst for a productive and effective workforce.
M-TEC’s history of successfully training medical transcriptionists, matched with the Webmedx standard
of excellence, will promote an even greater job-ready learning environment. We are excited about the
opportunity to work together to offer the highest quality training and support for the medical
documentation industry as a whole. We believe this joint effort will benefit students, graduates, and
employers for years to come.” Susan Francis, CMT, AHDI-F
Carroll stated M-TEC will continue to work closely with trade and professional associations in
the sector to develop innovative educational and training programs that are relevant. He further
committed that the company will continue to produce the highest quality graduate possible and promote
employment opportunities broadly across all employers.
“Our strong belief is that new roles and related skills must emerge in today’s workforce to
augment the obvious progression of technology,” Carroll states. “M-TEC has the talent and experience
to lead this charge within our sector. It’s a natural business combination. Both companies share a
dedication to providing top-shelf products and services and have genuine interest in the industry’s
future,” he said. “Aligning quality with quality always makes sense.”
5901-C Peachtree Dunwoody Rd NE | Suite 450 | Atlanta GA 30328 | T: 678.443.7240 | F: 678.443.7241
Webmedx, Inc. is the premier supplier of medical documentation services for hospitals and
clinics nationally. The company designs and implements customer-centric documentation solutions
using the most credentialed domestic workforce in the industry and its own enterprise-class, intelligent
speech recognition and content management technology platforms to deliver the highest-quality clinical
documentation possible supporting patient care and safety.
Founded in 1996, M-TEC has raised the bar on education for the medical transcription industry,
offering a solid distance education program that incorporates and surpasses the AHDI Model
Curriculum requirements for training. The first ACCP-approved (AHDI/AHIMA) school, M-TEC
believes that a solid education will help open doors for better jobs for students and a better workforce
environment for the industry. Graduates of this program are sought after by employers and are moving
on to become service owners, association leaders, and educators within the MT community. Recipient
of the MTIA 2008 Industry Support Award for excellence, M-TEC was recognized for their support for
the medical transcription industry. M-TEC is approved by the State Of Ohio Board Of Career Colleges
& Schools #97-04-1463T.
Your link is broken.....see inside for correct link:
You don't need to a sign a release for them
They release you from QA early because they
to review the reports correctly. It is sad. You get what you pay for. Plus you can type all you want from the first day with no regard to quality and I wonder how many slip through without going through QA first?
Waiver/release is unenforceable
Regarding that waiver, have your attorney look at California's Civil Code Section 1668.
California Civil Code Section 1668 reads: All contracts which have for their object, directly or indirectly, to exempt any one from responsibility for his own fraud, or willful injury to the person or property of another, or violation of law, whether willful or negligent, are against the policy of the law.
Meaning...the law says...such a waiver/release CANNOT even be enforced against the California MTs/employees even if they signed it. There are quite a few Federal cases under Title VII, as well as California cases, that your attorney can look up.
what is scary is when they threaten to release
confidential information, basically extortion. I guess what I meant in regard to offshoring the work is when they have depleted their staff, what other option will they have?
could lawyers have gotten a court release? NM
sign a release saying she wouldn't take Transcend to court ?
What is that all about? Is that true? Why?
I guess my bank is different. If they release the funds on Friday, they are sm
in my account on Monday morning, usually by 4 a.m. when I check my balance. I appreciate you understanding. I too live paycheck to paycheck, unfortunately, and some times a day or two make a HUGE difference. I guess I was spoiled because they used to pay a couple of days after the end of the pay period, then they went to this manual line counting stuff, and you never know when it will be done.
Fortunately, I did get my line count last night, so I'm crossing my fingers for Monday, but probably not Tuesday ... sigh. I will get a paycheck from my new job soon, which has set pay days where it is promised to be IN my account, so that will help a lot.
As I said before, it was not an attack on the company. Mostly I was venting because as much as I have enjoyed the work, when I have it, I hate living in limbo.
you will be hired eventually, then wait at least 3 months if lucky to be put to work. When and if run out of work they will immediately give you a secondary account because they have so many and that might happen within another 3 months....so, if you need a job and $$ income....might want something more dependable. Unbelievable, and not a disgundled person, just stating the facts. They always hire it seems. Just getting to work is not for one really looking for a job right away.
Thank you. Radiology only sounds like what I need. Your time and info is appreciated.
Need information on X-Press. I found some archived comments about them, but would like something more recent. Anyone work there? Used to work there? Hate it? Love it? Pay, etc. Thanks for your help.
Always weigh the information you receive from MTStars. If you hear bad reviews, make sure they can back it up, as well as the good ones. Best of luck!
Anyone working for this company? I checked out their website but wanted to hear from present or past employees. Anybody? If you have info good or bad would appreciate it. TIA.
Thank you all!!! You saved me a lot of time and effort. THANKS!!
MQ pays per report. How does x-press per line rate compare with MQ per report rate?
Worked a while with X-Press. Some say the testing is tough. That is because main account is tough, which is why they pay more, too. So many dictators (all students) you cannot macro or shortcut much of anything, hence a slow account and not exactly a money maker.
As for Mr. David, with every volume slam came 2- to 3-page emails of screaming and fuming over the account falling behind and how 'bad' and 'inconsiderate' we were professionally; threats of overhiring with 'girls who will work and appreciate it,'...yawn. Stange is right, the next morning - a long apology with praise. The man cannot handle stress and he's working in transcription! You learned to blow the behavior off because it was abusive and, well, hurtful. Added up to both he and the account not worth the effort it took to get through the day.
My experience, a pressure cooker.
How big is X-Press? No one seems to know. nm
Just heard through the grapevine that X-press? is hiring radiology MTs. Does anyone have a link or contact for them? Is anyone hiring for rad MTs now? Thanks.
I worked for them for 12 years - be very careful!!
Just wanting to get in touch with anyone who works for this company.
Anyone out there work for this company? Looking for some feedback.
X-press Transcription, Inc.
Have you checked into X-press? They are a strictly radiology only service.
X-press Transcription, Inc.
I think you contacted the wrong company. The X-press I'm talking about is based out of Long Beach, CA and Virginia Beach, VA. Here's their website: http://www.x-presstranscription.com/home.html
Can anyone tell me of any experience they have had with this co?? Thx
X-press - be careful
Pay well, but many problems. Be careful with them.
in a post last year, a lot of us stated that we didnt pass their test. they send you an email asking what kind of tape you would like to test on (standard or micro). you receive instructions and sample formats with this tape.
most of us received our results between a few days and 3 weeks. a lot of us failed the test (in the instructions, it is stated that they purposely picked dictations that were undesireable). sure enough, a lot of us failed, but you are able to test again after 6 months.
someone did post that if you do get hired, you are required to purchase expensive equipment, and work is always low.
sorry, i dont know anything about the pay.
I've worked for X-press Transcription for 10 years now... They are awesome! I've been on only one account for the entire 10 years. They pay by the line, they ALWAYS pay on time and we have direct deposit. I have nothing but great things to say about X-press. But they do wan't very experienced Radiology Transcriptionists only.
RE: X-Press Transcription
I was wondering if you could give me any information on how they test potential employees to see if they qualify to work for them? I have been in medical transcription for 10 years of which approximately 6 or more years of that has been in radiology. I am very confident in my abilities but get very nervous when it comes to interviews and testing for a new company. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
I work for X-press
I have worked for them for a little over two years now. They only hire the best of the best. The downside is no benefits whatsoever. I work part-time. I made just shy of $30,000 in 2005. They have a good reputation as far as their workers go. I thought the test was easy. I was contacted shortly after I sent my test back in and was hired on the spot.
X-press Transcription, Inc.
X-press Transcription, Inc. does only radiology transcription, but I don't know anything about the company itself. They do have a web site though.
Does anybody know if they hire for part-time? Any current info would be appreciated. TIA.
I work for them, they get a lot of bad press
here, not too sure why. I have been there about 2 years, pay on time, no micromanaging, no problems that I have had.
X-Press: The good, the bad and the ugly?
Any recent info appreciated.
Any info on X-press Transcription ? Anyone? TIA - nm
Any information about X-Press Transcription?
Wondering how they do their pay structure? Do you have dedicated accounts? Are they a good company? Their website doesn't offer very much information regarding this. They do specialize in radiology, so I would like to have more information if at all possible. Thank you in advance.
Current information on X-press?
Does anyone have any current information on X-press Transcription? I am currently seeking new employment typing Radiology and would appreciate any and all information available.
Is X-Press Transcription still in business?
I don't get any response to emails and phone number is no longer valid. ???
associated press story - not my opinion
no debate on facts
It's not the kind of press ya want, honey!
Hope you have a happy holiday after this!