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Good for you; you're a natural born MT and I wish you well. nm

Posted By: Sadly, I think you're a nice exception from mos on 2006-05-04
In Reply to: I produce around 1000 lines per day... - newbie


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yawning is a natural function but

so is flatulence.  You don't mind if people and/or doctors do that right in your face without apologizing? Tired, bean-filled, or what not.



Born in the USA
My own physician is not U.S.-born (Indonesia) but has told me he feels if one is to be an American (which he now is) then once must have some commitment and loyalty to America. He thinks the off-shoring is horrible, is angered about the way U.S. MTs are treated in general, refuses to allow his work to be sent out of the U.S., and tells me he thinks the stress of MT is causing me health problems and not enough exercise. LOL
Now THAT is a patriot.
:) LOL...well, I was born in CT and lived in OR most

of my life, so I'm a yankee through and through!  I lived in SC for 2 years, though, when I was in the Navy, but that's my only southern accent experience.  Funnily enough, my first-born son had a southern accent for his first couple years.  (He was born in South Carolina.)  He would crack me up by saying, I doun't wanna go ta baaayed!  I doun't wanna take a naaaayap!  Where's my Batmaaayan?  I wanna go ta MACdonaud's!  :) :)


I was born and raised outside of Philly...sm
all my family is still there. Live in Oregon now, but would go back in a heartbeat! Nothing like being close to New York, AC, Washington DC, not to mention all the great food in Philly and the wonderful WaWa! Mmmm, TastyKakes and cheese steaks!
Born yesterday, nope and not everyone knows
what Toth is as per the person asking above in this thread. I work as independent, I work certain days and certain hours and if I run out of work I donít have to make up and just do whatever I want for the rest of that day. I am not a slave to my computer, my home, my employer, no one. You gotta first grow a backbone and do what ever is necessary in order to try to retrieve your pay.
My father born same year so
you and I are probably 2 golden oldies, right? I love these years, so far, so good.
Originally from Waterford, born in sm
Pontiac. Now live in NC. My sister still is in Highland, other relatives/friends, White Lake, Novi, Waterford, Pontiac, Clarkston, etc, all over Oakland County. Actually am going up on October 10 for 2 weeks.
Christmas is a holiday because Christ was born...
President's Day is a holiday, too. And I'm guessing very few people in this industry get paid for THAT!! It's not all about YOU!!!
True. My dad was born in 1914 and I heard him use it
I think they may even say it in some old movies. I grew up hearing it... it was slang for looking for, hoping for, jones'n for a new job, etc.
I was born in Roswell so that makes sense
You're good.
I just sit and stare at my pay stubs, blinking now and then, totally clueless how to interpret them. First time that's ever happened to me.
If you're a good MT, it should not
my 2 cents
They actually think they're making themselves look GOOD to us!
If you're really good and dependable......
They're a good company
I've been an IC with them since November last year.  I'm on a clinic account, so the work was slow around Christmas and New Year's because the clinic was closed, but otherwise, the work is plentiful throughout the week.  Good company - good people.  QA is really great to work with.  They pay right on time and are very accurate.
Good thing you're independent,

You're very welcome, gb. As you can see, you posed a very good question! nm
And if they're *pretty darned good* right now,

when you and you coworkers fix it so they're PERFECT, who's going to be editing these reports then?

Perhaps a better question is from what country will these people be editing these reports?

lol you're so evil, but very good point
That's about as good as you're going to find .. grab it (nm)
Good company, for sure. Find one where you're SM
consistently safe from overhiring--and then come back and give all the rest of us the name. In the meantime, for me at Webmedx most days have plenty of work, although some days require adjusting my schedule during the day to the work flow.

You know, evolving electronic capabilities and patient needs have now led hospitals--our employers' clients--to expect the very quick turnaround needed. Years past have taught home MTs we can work when it suits us. Is it any wonder that MTSOs are currently doing their best to deal with these realities by overhiring when needed? Webmedx is trying to stabilize this situation to everyone's benefit--economic at least for us--by pushing its MTs to meet our commitment of hours per week while still allowing some flexibility.

I'm MsIndigo and I approved this ad. :) Best wishes whereever you land.

Nope, you're good, MTGrammy...I followed what you were saying
Well, I HOPE they're a good place to work...
... since I worked for TRS and thus got acquired by Transcend when TRS did.

Interestingly... when I was job-hunting about 7 months ago, I basically read every entry in the MT Companies section of another forum (M T Chat)looking for companies that got good reviews. Because it got very good reviews there, Transcend was the second-to-last company I applied to, just before TRS. At that time, Transcend was only testing for acute care (my 36 years of clinical in multiple specialties wasn't good enough, I guess) so they told me no thanks. And now they've got me anyway.

I am still reserving judgment because the merger only happened 2 weeks ago; and I am still working on my same accounts, under the same supervisors, on the same platform, so there have been no visible changes as yet....
If you aren't management & you're making good
money on VR, then why are you so desperate to attack those who don't want to do VR & try to shove it down their throats? A fellow MT wouldn't do that. They'd simply say they like it & how much they make rather than having a meltdown over other MTs not being thrilled about the switch....
Yes, PS HAD a good rep in the past, but they're a mess now. Stay away. nm
Well, you should have no reason to check if you're one of the MTs who gets good line counts.
Keep searching. All the good stuff is kept in house now. If you snag Op reports out here, they're
Read that post below on hospitals? They're definitely good for great bennies! nm
Good luck to you and please report back after you're working with them to give us
Talk about taking everything out of context good lord and you're calling yourself a prof???
Hope you're enjoying those slave wages you're earning.
So you guys feel you're getting paid what you're worth with VR?
I'm not trying to be snarky. I've never done VR, so I'm trying to understand.

You're happy with your paycheck with VR? Do you find the files to be as bad as the original post implied?
The best co. ever! Good work, good people, good pay, good bennies.
So you're telling me, basically, they're bad news?
They offered me 0.095/line and you know - it sounded too good to be true, but I SWEAR the recruiter told me they do not outsource. Oh brother... I just wish they'd be honest. I really don't know what to do.
Not the OP, but they're supposed to take out all the other taxes as you're an employee with th
No, they're not losing money....they're gaining!
If a company charges their clients by the line, I'm sure that line rate does not go down even though the MTs pay does.

ASR pays about 2/3 normal line rate to its MTs. Their ultimate goal is to have the MTs do twice as much work. Therefore, the client is getting their work faster, but paying their normal rate, while corporate gets that money and the MTs get the lower line rate.

Whether the newbies want to realize it or not, MTSOs have not increased MTs' salaries in the past 10 years. They still start out at the same pay as the last century!

This used to be a very lucrative profession. Nowadays, most MTs are considered to be paid at the poverty level. You don't believe me, look it up!
Hey, you're in luck then. They're hiring! (nm)
If they're in Nebraska, they're www.medigrafix.com nm
If you're an IC, you pay all your taxes. Otherwise you're an SE or employee. nm
If you're PT you're required to work

8 of your hours in one weekend day.  There's no extra pay for it though. 

The face we're wising up is exactly why they're
We're not 'so scared' of it. We're trying to help
you to not make a huge mistake, but I guess you're determined to learn the hard way, so good luck with that.
If you're in the 37% tax bracket, you're making over
100K per year. Quit complaining.
You're right on it! They're just trying to cause panic.
How can you KNOW what you're doing without THINKING you know what you're doing?
If you're not doing your job, then you're not earning anything, therefore
they're desperate because they're sm
driving away all their employees with the horrible new changes they're implementing.  It's a mass exodus, and they couldn't keep up with their work load before all the departures. 
We're glad you're gone too.
The more people that quit, the more work left for me. I love it when people say they can't take doing MT anymore.
Well, i hate to tell ya, but if you're an IC, you're
Yes there is! Good pay and good bonuses and good benefits.

Personally, DSG is a good fit for me. Pay is good and on time, sound quality depends on the account
and I like the platform. There is not much weekend work, although sometimes is available.  I get along well with the management, no major complaints.  There is pay incentive once you get over a certain number of lines in a pay period.  I work as an IC, so can't help with benefits, insurance questions, etc.