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This program same as Focus Info

Posted By: Focus Infomatics on 2009-01-16
In Reply to: Feedback on Nuance transcription package - Nuance-Dictaphone

Any feedback on making good production with Focus Informatics?

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FYI Focus training program
I just went through Focus' training program (FOF)... 3 weeks of unpaid training was very tedious... and on top of that another review period on the new account before we can work at a regular pace. They also seem to be over-hiring right now and there are very few hours available to new employees...While the company has a LOT going for it, be sure to ask a lot of questions and be aware that it is a slow process with them before you'll be working for real.
Any new updates on Focus for QA? Good info/bad info? sm msg
I checked the archives and read all the messages.  Have things changed for the better here?  Is there steady, reliable work?  Able to make any decent money?  Thanks!
Thank you for Focus info.
That is just about what I was hoping to hear as I am needing to make a job change. I've almost always used Escription, so I take it that I can use my own computer and not have to use theirs as with some companies. Again, many thanks.
Thank you for your Focus Info! sm
Yes, I'm currently working for penuts and am still trying to get back pay of just over $1000.00. I've been looking around for greener pasture. It sounds like Focus might be just what I need. Again, thanks for your post.
What about Focus Info????
Would someone tell me about Focus Infomatics.  Are they really bad to work for?   I do not know much at all about this company.   Would appreciate anybody who does know about Focus Info.  
Info on Focus Infomatics? - sm

Just a question on Focus Infomatics (their ad was removed).  Everyone is posting that they are totally an Indian-run company.  It looks like their corporate office is in Massachusetts. I am a little confused about how they are set up and whether the company is run from India or just employs most of their MTs from India. Any information would be helpful.  Thank you.

FOCUS INFOMATICS any info please
New info on Focus Infomatics

Does anyone have any updated information on Focus Infomatics.  Just offered a position with them, need to know what they are like.  Thanks!!

Does anyone have any info on Focus Infomatics? nn
Need info on Focus Infomatics, Inc.

eight cents a line? I posted my resume on MTStars site and received a form-e-mail from them stating they pay eight cents a line. Does anyone make more than that? Do they have a lot of ESLs, steady workflow, etc. Any info would be appreciated. I don't want to waste my time or theirs taking a test otherwise.

Thank you in advance.

Any info on Focus Infomatics? nm
Any info on Focus Infomatics?

Are there any editors currently at Focus Infomatics that can let me know how the work conditions are?  I've heard there are positions for the SWAT team, but I'd like to know what I'm walking into before I take the plunge.

Thanks in advance.

Any info on Focus Informatics would be appreciated... Thank you! nm
Any info on what VR editing is like at Focus Infomatics? TIA. nm
Disregard info on Focus Infomatics, Inc.
Info needed on Focus Infomatics sm
Good morning.  Can anyone tell me if Focus offers paid holidays and vacation to their employees?  Thank you! 
Have job offer for Focus Infomatics, need info (sm)

Could Focus MTs please give current information related to amount of work, flexibility, income potential and any other helpful information would be appreciated.  Thanks.

I was asked to test for Focus Info...sm
After making multiple posts on MTstars about the low work my company has and no backup account, I have been asked to test for Focus after sending a resume.  I just need another second job because as you probably know I have been getting little work.  If it is this or nothing, is Focus alright to try?  What other option do I have?  I need work.  Opinions please.  I have heard some bad about Focus.  I need to know if it is Focus or nothing what would you do?  They are the only reply I have gotten from my resumes except others to say they aren't hiring at the moment.
Focus Informatics QC/Editor, any info on what this entails??? thanks.
After much searching on this board, I am not finding any info on Focus for sm
rate in pay. Can anyone please spare a fellow MTs time and just let me know if their pay is decent?? I just got a 10% decrease in pay today with MQ and I am just so upset! I'm looking for a decent company, that's all. Thanks so much!
See the Focus discussion below. I posted some pretty interesting info.
Opinions on Focus. Please. I read all archives. Please most recent info. Thanks. NM
Focus, focus, focus on your work. It's amazing what you can do! nm
Does the MQ DQS program contain the ShortCuts program, or do I need to buy it? nm
DQS is not a "Medquist" program, it is a program used by MQ. (nm)
You can't program everything into ....sm

an expander (like you said)...and frankly I've found that on most dictators I do minimal editing of reports because the quality of the drafts is pretty darned good.  I usually receive at least a handful of reports a day that I maybe make 2 or 3 Keystrokes of corrections... yet I get paid for editing say 60 lines for the entire report, and move on to the next report.  I bet none of you "naysayers" will be fussing about getting paid for not doing more than reading when you actually do editing with a good VR program! 


What VR program do they use?
bad program?

I agree with low pay, top heavy management, but what is it about the program that makes it bad.  just looking for some exact insight unless you mean because of the way it pays out??  hope this doesn't sound stupid.


What is NTI's program?
Yes you can download in batches of 5 but to complete one and go to the next i believe you have to be online or you get some funky error message.
Which IM program are they using?
Most of them have security features that you can change so that you may save conversations.

Or I would agree with the previous poster and use the print screen feature. You don't have to actually print anything, but use it to copy the conversation and paste it into Word.
AIM program
I was in the AIM program. Basically you work as an intern and do real work from real doctors with a Turn Around Time that has to be met just like if you had a job. You just don't get paid. I liked Deb. She was a nice lady. I stayed in the AIM program for 6 months and got a job before I even finished it.
You don't say what program you were using or what
foot pedal.  You may have a foot pedal that wasn't compatible with your program or you needed to download drivers. 
SUM program
Maybe buy this program and work through it on your own?
What is the VR program they use? nm
prn program?
Haven't heard about this. When did this happen, only for some accounts or what, do you know? TIA!
Not from CNS, but another EMR program.
I am not sure about the program
I don't time myself by the hour. I would usually do about 2000 lines during my shift. I only did about 1700 of speech lines and 225 of regular today. I get up and down a lot during my shift, so lose some time there, but I have always done that. What exactly do you mean by hot keys? TT pays slightly more than that, about 1/2 of my regular line rate. I get to the end of my shift and cannot believe my line count is so low.
what program do you use? nm
I love Instant Text ... I have been using it for years...
What program do they use?
aim program
I went through the aim program recently. I waited 6 months to get a spot, but it was worth it. i was able to get feedback and improve my accuracy and my mentor was a really nice lady. The lady running it is changing accounts currently and when she is done is planning on getting more mentors. You can also look around for local companies who will mentor onsite in the meantime, and then if you don't have any luck, you are still on the list for then when a spot opens up. They do a really good job. :)
program is good
Pay is low for interns but promise good pay if your performance improves. Except for one or two QAs who are strict, they are good, and yes, they are totally upfront with their employees. It also helps that the feedback system is quick.
Meditech program at MDI-MD..sm
I remember transcribing into Meditech at MQ (before their new platform). I think that was DOS.

I will be working for MDI-MD and the program will be Meditech. Does anyone know if they have DOS or Windows? I saw a very positive comment by another MT about Meditech Windows. I hope that's where I'm heading!

The platform for this program is definitely
not the best. I could not make any money on it.
Their program stinks!
there is a short cut program in DQS which
I think is perfectly adequate. I guess others supplement it, but I don't see the need personally.
Medquist's New Program
MQ's New Rewards Program
One thing, now vision program they are adding for enhanced benefits.  Another, after reading this board, new hires get more per line if they meet the 98% accuracy, otherwise say goodbye to your tier pay and bonuses.  That is my educated guess.
Intern Program

Has anyone done the intern program with Meditec?  What do you think of it? 


What program is Meridian on?
I heard they use the old Medrite.  Is that true?