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Reputable company w/ platform compatible w/ InstanText/Shorthand

Posted By: MacroWoman on 2007-11-07
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Am heavily dependent on sophisticated Expanders that incorporate code script, like ShortHand and InstanText.  Can anyone recommend reputable employers whose platforms are compatible with these programs? 

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The Acusis platform is compatible with a 64-bit operating system. nm

No reputable company would allow
any MT to pick and choose the work they want to do. The company I work for would not tolerate that, which is why they are so popular. Work is assigned according to TAT unless there is a stat due. Army Brat must work for a terrible company if she/he is so paranoid about who gets what work.
no reputable company should ever sm
have an incident where there is a bounced check! Lots of places have financial problems but they don't let their payroll bounce. Sad state of affairs I'd say!
I didn't say the company was reputable. (sm)

It's one of the larger companies that used to be the apple of MTStars' eye until it started to offshore.  They would vigorously defend this company, and now -- nothing.

It's a big company, so I guess in some people's eyes, it's reputable.  When it was offered to me, I thought it was disgusting, and to me, the company lost all credibility. 

They hired another person to work on my account (a former employee of the customer), and when they told me I typed too fast for the account and that the new person wasn't getting many jobs, I finally had it and quit, never looked back and never regretted it.

I found a much better, much smaller company that I believe wouldn't tolerate this kind of behavior.  Bigger isn't always better.

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Looking for a reputable company, preferably to do op reports..sm

I am currently with a company with whom I have been happy for the last few years but things seem to be changing. My account has been overstaffed and I have spent the last 45 minutes trying to dial in to my account but all lines are busy.  Starting out the day with this level of frustration is not healthy and for this reason along with others I may need to make a change. Can anyone give me any ideas of stable companies with plenty of work and good pay that do not require weekend work?  I have 30 years acute care experience and prefer op notes but am open to clinic work too. I try to do 1800-2000 lines a day, care about my work product and am a very reliable employee.  I simply need to make some steady money!  Thanks for any help or advice offered. 

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Their platform is proprietary and you can use Shorthand...sm

with it, or ShortCut.  Those 2 I know for sure are compatible.  I really like the platform - it's called ChartMatrix.  It keeps a running total of your lines as you type, so you know right where your production is at any given time.   They pay for headers, footers and spaces which is great. 

Come and join us! 

Work for them, they use Shorthand and platform sm

is Acuity at least on my particular account.

I think you would be doing good to find a reputable company, much less by putting qualifiers
There is also the reputable company out of No. Carolina that's NOT the United Tran with the train
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InstanText is portable to your next job sm

What you set will be yours for keeps.  This is the primary reason not to use autocorrect or built in expanders.  You'll like InstanText and you can link it to any program you transcribe with.



Spheris has InstanText - nm
Instantext works with it. I do Chartscript. sm
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A few are compatible, but not all. More are becoming compatible though which is nice. sm
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A few are compatible, but not all. More are becoming compatible though which is nice. sm
We are the mercy of the hospitals except those that are on DQS now.
Yes, Shorthand. They have an address datatbase that is in Shorthand, so that's what they sm
prefer you use.  nm
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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?
No for ethical and reputable
MT companies, it won't! When you uses something like autokeys or autocorrect, I really do not know how they are going to figure out what keys you actually hit to produce a word, phrase or sentence.
They are reputable. Pay always on time.
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Are there any reputable companies
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Reputable MT Companies???sm

Does anyone know any reputable MT companies to work for?  I have a prospect on a local group here, but just waiting on them to get ready to hire for the position.  I was promised I would be the first one called when the position comes available.  I am afraid to apply for something online because I don't want to get in a situation that is just as bad as MQ or worse. 

I also need flexibility because I have a 4-month-old infant and have to work my schedule around my husband's full-time job.  So, if anyone knows of any good places to work, drop me a line and let me know. 



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Hi, Shelley.

I am so sorry you got pulled in by TranSCAM. I agree with the other poster's info on contacting a lawyer and the BBB about them.

There really is no way to do OJT in this career anymore. The best way to get into transcription is through studying with a reputable school such as CareerStep. There are others....look through the posts on here to find schools that graduates recommend. Best of luck to you!
I know of 2 MTs from reputable schools who started w/o the 2 year exp. nm
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Looking for a company with a platform that SM

allows you to just log in and work throughout the day with no set schedule, just a line committment. 

Just would like to gather a list of companies like this.

Thank you!!!

I like the company and platform it's the
dictators, account specifics and every changing workload that drives me nuts!
She is not asking about the "Sten-Tel platform" she is asking about the company in MA.
They are not a chain. You need to get your facts straight!
Company's proprietary platform (sm)
I make normals out of everything. I consistently do 300 to 450 lph now that we can speed up the dictation.
As that company uses their platform would imagine
they had just built a working relationship and so brought her/him on.  SoftMed has undergone enormous changes since last fall - lots of layoffs - sorry you are having so many probs!
It is not the most MT-friendly platform, that's for sure, but if the company sm

is a good one, I wouldn't pass it up just because of Meditech.  I am using it for the first time, and after a month I no longer loathe it like I did, but I cannot honestly say it is my favorite.  It IS rather clunky and antiquated.  Fortunately, ShortHand works as an expander, so that helps, and one of the pluses of the Meditech system is the ability to access lab, medications, other reports, etc.

Good luck to you.  I am sure your trainer will have some helpful tips, or at least I hope so.

That's silly. Its a typing platform, not a company!
Many companies use it, or used to use it. I even said that I knew people weren't lying about Vienetta out of job worries as the company I was going to work for was a 2 woman local office run out of a garage. Lots of MTs educated me about Vienetta on this forum, and they weren't my competition at all! Nor am I out to keep the original poster from taking a job using Vienetta.  Just shared with them the info that was shared with me a while back. Shame on you to imply otherwise.
Company that uses MS word insteadof their platform.

Did  a search, did not come up with any.  TIA

Anyone know of a company that uses a very easy platform with templates...
and lots of fill in the blanks? I am trying to find part-time work that doesn't require a whole lot of typing because I have pregnancy-induced carpal tunnel syndrome. I still have several months of pregnancy left and I still need to work, so my only option is to find work that requires a lot less typing! I am just happy that this CTS is usually only temporary! I do wear wrist splints and take frequent breaks during my shift but this provides little relief. If you know of companies that use easy platforms with templates, fill in the blanks, cut and paste, etc - please let me know! Thanks in Advance!
Love my platform...hate the company
I currently work for DSG and love DocQscribe.