Transhealth is very organized, great benefits..horrible platform
Posted By: Just IMO on 2005-07-15
In Reply to: What kind of platform does TransHealth use, and is it really productive? SM - MT
Maybe it was just me but i never made it through training. It certainly could have been a lot easier than having to open up 3-4 programs to get going. I found it to be time-consuming and in a production-based atmosphere, this did not cut it. On the other hand, maybe others think the program is wonderful, but I sure did not. I have used Dictaphone EXText and that is way easier.
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Great platform, horrible company
Not very organized. Had more than 1 platform to work on
I had 3 accounts and had to learn new platform for each. I didn't stay with them very long. Found a better place.
Webmedx fits that bill, great company, great benefits, great pay and always on time. NM
Horrible platform. Horrible communication.
Horrible people who say one thing and then when you do what they say, they get mad and act ugly.
Enough of a bone?
It is good for employee, horrible for IC. Why no benefits? sm
There are too many companies out there (Keystrokes, WebMedx, etc) that will pay 9 cpl and have benefits. Don't sell yourself short. You have 10+ years and know the Basic 4. You should get employee status, at least 8.5 cpl and full benefits including PTO and insurance.
TransHealth's benefits look very good SM
and pay is very competitive (meaning 8 to 10 cpl).
Family coverage is about $450 a month...so, although not cheap, much better than what you're having to pay now. Also, they start the first of the month after you start. So, if you start on Feb. 15, medical benefits kick in March 1.
They have an ad on the Job Seekers board. You should check them out.
(I just finished the testing process and am waiting to hear back from them. Dictation portion was tough, but the rest was not too bad. Verbal quiz was scary, but not difficult. Someone with the amount of experience that you have would do wonderfully, I'm sure.)
Horrible accounts - platform sux! nm
Their transcription platform is horrible,
training and QA are just as bad. I couldn't get out of there quick enough.
absolutely horrible platform
It was nuts and you spent 1/4th of the time looking up cc's for three counties, 100s and 100s of docs! I Went back to acute care. No thanks!
What platform does Transhealth use? nm
What is TransHealth's platform?
I'd say TransTech; Transcend's platform is horrible. nm
Vent - how do you deal with a horrible platform!
This platform is so slow that my Expander sometimes doesn't even expand things because the system is so slow. You go to back up or move forward with the cursor and its so slow you end up going to far usually. Spell check, OMG, you could go to sleep waiting to advance. It takes FOREVER to type a document.
I don't understand why companies use these horrible platforms. Makes you dread sitting down to the computer!
Technical issues with the platform were horrible
It was slow a few times, never completely out, but I could never make any lines because of the technical issues with the platform.
I feel your pain. The platform is horrible. nm
Does Transhealth still use the same yucky platform?
They had great benefits but their platform was awful.
I'm going to agree with the other posters. Platform is horrible and not productive.
I worked for hours and made $9...no thank you. I would do at least a whole page and be lucky to get 30 lines. I think it's a ripoff. Either the platform line counting is just off or more likely it is the way they set it up, but you'd have to be totally naive and never had worked anywhere else to know that the line counts are set up to rip you off. As with most of these companies, they all are constantly advertising like they have a ton of work when there is none. I suspect they turnover is high so they just keep the ads running, but the reason for the turnover other than making no money on line counts is lack of work. They just don't get it. I didn't last there long, as best I can neither, most don't.
Same experience...awesome to work for, horrible platform..sm
I've been an MT for close to 20 years and am most productive on ER accounts where I can create my own templates and Expanders out the ying yang. After 2 months and the worst line counts of my entire career, I had to move on. I do want to point out that PM does have some of the nicest, most helpful staff I've ever worked for! The platform is the ONLY reason I left.
What kind of platform does TransHealth use, and is it really productive? SM
I am seriously thinking of making a change but I need a good, slick program to work on. If there's anything I hate, it's a bulky platform LOL. Also do they have good benefits all the way around, and are you treated with respect? I guess mainly I'm worried about whether I can make close to $1000 per week, given time to get used to my accounts. I have 27 years of experience and am fairly fast. Thanks for any info you care to share!!
Great pay, great benefits for 11+ years..sm
I've just started with this great company (eMTS). I have 11+ years of experience and I was started at .10 per line as a regular employee, not IC, with a huge sign-on bonus, full benefits, very nice people, and a good account. So far, this is the best experience I've had in my years as a transcriptionist. Unfortunately, I don't believe they're hiring more right now, but you could always check in with them, they're online at eMTS.com. The management seems to really care and they work with you.
Yes, SPi does use this platform....it's a great platform, but not worth working for SPi. nm
Transtech does have voice recognition. Horrible platform for editing.
Dictaphone Exspeech is the very worst VR platform I have ever worked on. Yes, the MT line rate is much reduced for it, too.
TransHealth has never used the Meditech platform. I think you're confused. nm
Great office staff, okay pay, horrible ESL's, no bennies....NM
Great office staff, okay pay, horrible ESL's on all accounts. NM
If you have horrible platform, do not get paid for headers, footers, template data, etc.,
even though it might take 3 or 4 minutes or longer to edit that stuff, you are going to take a big pay cut. This program was designed by idiots.
The platform they use is horrible and slows you down with regards to meeting daily line count. Also,
QA can be bitchy, however, if you know your stuff and nip that bitchiness in the bud early on, they don't bother you later...except for one. She's rude and vague in her f/u comments, so there is really no way around that one except not to take it personal.
With TransHealth's main platform ChartMatrix, the spellcheck is integrated. nm
Transhealth is hiring but you must have 5 years of QA experience. They are great to
Tell us more about why you like it. Benefits? PTO? Easy Platform?
Horrible, horrible, horrible place. Unlike the other poster
I actually worked there. Sound quality is horrendous. The account I had was the worst ESL I've ever had and I do 85% ESL so I have no problems doing ESL. Frequent management turnover. When I was doing QA the work was so bad that I pretty much had to redo every report. I hear about how well they pay, but they don't pay that well and certainly not enough to compensate for all the other stuff.
No more great benefits. Only if you are
Yes, they have sick pay and PTO, great benefits...sm
I've worked for TH for a long time, have taken sick time, and have never been fired for it. Ridiculous.
Benefits don't sound that great to me.
They may be better than some, but certainly not great.
$15-18 is great, but what if ya' need health benefits?
Sometimes those premiums can be pricey in private practice. Not what the OP asked, but just adding by 2 cents.
Great benefits don't help if the work isn't there.
It's been a while and maybe they've gotten better. The recruiter at the time was less than above-board with me. Try to find current employees to talk to.
They are able to offer great benefits...
because they do more than just transcription. And, for clarification, my posts are referring to the supervisor to whom the MTs report directly. Ms. Nasty-for-no-reason-at-all.
WordZxpressed out of GA, anyone with any current information as far as platform, pay, benefits etc..
Webmedx is great for me; good benefits, sm
PTO, reasonable insurance cost. Plenty of work, decent platform (although we had some trouble last week but that's rare). I realize one company can't be right for everyone, but Webmedx has been great for me. 8 years and counting.
I bet the benefits aren't so great anymore.
Everywhere business are taking a hit and passing it on to their employees. Good insurance now at a company is one where you aren't spending more than $300 a month and you have just co-pays or a very small deductible.
Wages are frozen, people being fired for budget costs, everyone's doing two or more jobs and getting paid for one.
It would probably be a big blow to go back for a lot of people. The work place isn't the way it used to be anymore. Sad.
They had great benefits and little work. I lasted three
Great benefits, plenty of work, pay on time
Depending on experience, slightly above-average pay. I used to be with a company where I would have given my right arm for those few simple things. As for the posts below regarding line count, IF this (or any other concern) was affecting my work, there's a new invention called a telephone that comes in handy when wanting to address concerns (and their phone number is on their website).
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MDI-ers: Is Instant Text compatible with MDI's platform? Do they offer health benefits? nm
Hourly pay, great benefits, schedule depends upon which accounts...sm
you are QAing. Solid company. Good luck!
My hubs retired as a fire captain. Great benefits, thank God! nm
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the moment I heard she had sold to MQ .. ugh.
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