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Dictaphone ExText avg pay? -
Posted By: MTroy
I'm wondering what anyone averages using this platform? Just started using it, does not seem as fast as straight typing.
Sten Tel Massachusettes Editor pay -
Posted By: .
Anyone currently working for Sten Tel as an Editor care to comment on the hourly pay. A few years ago it was $12/hr. Is it possible to get a higher rate than this now?
I found several comments in archives regarding MT pay, but nothing on editor pay.
Posted By: janetyping
can anyone tell me about MDI-FL?
Re MedScribe in Fla. Can anyone share insurance info for emp/spouse coverage? SM -
Posted By: Looking again
I am especially interested in rate, copays, deductible, and prescription coverage, if possible. Thanks very much!
The Low Down on ASR/VR with Dictaphone and/or Escription? -
Posted By: tt
Companies I've interviewed with lately all are transitioning to ASR/VR. They all say you can still make good money. I need to hear this from the MTs who are actually doing this. Are you making the same or more or are you making less. ONe interviewer said they had an MT transition to ASR on Dictaphone and she made 27,000 lines for the pay period, although that sounds wonderful but at 4.25 cpl that is not what I would have made at 9 cpl doing 15,000 lines per pay period. I need to no some facts before I jump into this.
Seascript - Any info at all? TIA -
Posted By: Maz
Trying to find any information on this company, but I have never heard of it before. Does anyone out there have any info on this company? I would appreciate any help you could offer. Tx.
WHAT ABOUT SPHERIS -
Posted By: magnolia
Anybody know anything about this company - good/bad - benefits... workflow....
Posted By: Poppy
Are there platforms that consistently:
1) record a line count that matches what you show your line count to be
2) function with minimal technical issues.
Anyone willing to provide specific and honest input on SoftScript's platform?
Current All-Typers; could someone please -
Posted By: Needing info
send me a contact number or website that lists a phone number? They had an ad listed and wanted to check back with them.
Seascript or INFO ON PAGE RATES. TIA -
Posted By: hiya
Also, anyone heard of Seascript or have any experience with them? TIA
They are paying per page for surgery center work. I have searched on this site for information on page rates. Not very current info. If anyone could offer their experience with page rates, especially for surgery center work, as a subcontractor.
LINK TO WHAT ELSE IS OFFSHORED -
Posted By: nana
I have spent the last hour doing research on offshoring of medical transcription. This is one of the sites that I found and now they do our taxes and legal stuff too? Some of the ones I found also offshore to Russia and China! Check this link out and look to the right of the page to see what else they are doing. They even listed some of the MTSOs and will sell you articles and information on their plan of action or whatever they call it.
Posted By: Anon
I just wanted to say how nice it was to see a post like yours the other day! What a breath of fresh air around here! I would even consider applying there as well.
AAMT Convention in Hawaii -
Posted By: OSi question
Did anyone at the convention go by the OSi booth that was staffed by the 2 older ladies and an older guy? Were they the owners? They didn't seem too excited about their company or have much information to offer. Is this the reason the company is in trouble, the owners are clueless???
Transcend info please -
Posted By: MTinTX
I have a phone interview with Transcend tomorrow afternoon and was just wondering how they are to work for (work load, flexbility, pay, etc).
SC Trans -
Posted By: Dipper
Has anyone worked for or heard of SC Trans? Thank you!
Medical Ink -
Posted By: terri
Wow...I have posted inquiring info on this company on 3 different forums and nothing yet.... Does anyone have ANY experience at all with this company? Ever heard ANYTHING about them? Thanks.
Posted By: Inquiring Mind
I have checked the archives regarding this company but there is nothing up-to-date on there. I would like to know how this company is to work for, how their platform is, and overall if it is a good company to work for. Do they pay for spaces? What is their average starting cpl? TIA
Posted By: ks
Does anyone have recent info on TransHealth? The pay offered? Any info would be appreciated.
DataScript in Michigan -
Posted By: Zville MT
Anyone working for them now or anyone that has worked for them in the past, I'm considering working for them, but would like some info first - anything - the good, bad and the ugly. Thanks so much!
Any experience out there with...sm -
Posted By: Sharon
Shaw's Keystroke Services, Rochester, New York?
REASONS to be grateful for MT work -
Posted By: Scribbles
OK, I've posted my share of be-atchy comments about this work and/or certain MTSOs :) but the other day I actually had to get up at 7:00 a.m. to drive 40 minutes for an appointment.
It made me realize how spoiled I am :) doing this work. In general, MTs don't have to:
Spend tons of $ on clothing for work - my favorite work outfit is a long T-shirt or shift.
Spend tons of $ on gas to GET to work.
Navigate the roads from H___; stop and go traffic/school buses, and crazy people behind the wheel.
TALK to people. when you don't feel like it.
Just some random thoughts...
TSSC of South Carolina -
Posted By: wondering
Any info regarding this company? Nothing on the boards and cannot find website.
MP Count -
Posted By: NJMT
Can anybody tell me where I can download MP Count? I cannot find it anywhere on the internet. I need to start billing the client and they want me to use MP Count. Any help would greatly be appreciated.
Anyone worked on DQS and Dictaphone EXtext? -
Posted By: MT
I need to make a decision of which job to take...the DQS acct wants 5000 a pay period (part time) and the EXtext 7000. I'm wondering if it would be easier to make lines on the EXtext than the DQS since I've read a lot of people have trouble making lines on DQS. They are both 65 character lines. Thanks.
401K ROLL OVER -
Posted By: Happy MT
If you are working for an MTSO that offers 401K, have you encountered any problem with roll over? Generally you have this option when you leave. One of my friends seems to have a problem. If you have any experience good or bad, please share.
Once you've peeved QA, is it time to quit? -
Posted By: AnonMT
I started a new job and, as something of a side note, it turned out to be a bait and switch where after the first week, they don't actually have the work I was hired for, and instead put me on a different secondary account. QA, being QA, was having their little version of fun and I was getting contradictory corrections on various reports, which I just let slide, let them play..put in their semicolons, split their infinitives, have unmatched noun/verb number. However, I got a couple back where they changed what I typed in a big way that actually made it a critical medical difference, and those I took to the supervisor (pt came was given dopamine and pressor support in the ICU to maintain BP because of her HYPOtension, but QA changed it to HYPERtension several places in the ICU course....duh!).
Anyway, since then, there's something of a vendetta against me in QA. I dropped the word on (the patient was put the operating table) and they tagged it a critical error and docked it 2 percentage points. If I take a sentence 4 lines long and split it up, they dock me. If I number a list (meds, dxs, etc) without the dictator specifically saying it, I'm docked. If I don't number the list, I'm docked. If I put the diagnoses in a list, I'm docked. If I leave the diagnoses in a paragraph, I'm docked.
I've asked the QA supervisor for specific guidelines as to how they assign error scores (sorry, my dropping 'on', while a mistake, I don't think falls into the critical error as it does not change the medical integrity of the report). I still have not heard back from the QA supe as to how they qualify the errors.
Since I'm pretty sure that this place, like any other place, is going to circle the wagons when a new interloper dares question their methods, is it time to throw in the towel? The work is okay...it's not the easy breezy stuff that I signed up for, but it's not really hard. Would you just say scrooge this, I can be abused anywhere or would you stick around just to avoid the job-hopping?
PS: This is a second job....almost amusingly, I'm part of QA at my other one.
Can Axolotl MTs use Instant Text as their expander? -
Posted By: wondering
I read in the archives that you have to use their computer. Does anyone know if you can keep using Instant Text as your Expander or do you have to use their expander only?
TRS, N. Carolina -
Posted By: Debbie
Was trying to read in the archives, but couldn't find much specific - How is TRS to work for? Do they outsource? Pay, schedule, ESL's, etc??? Thanks for any info.
JLG???? Any info??? -
Posted By: maam
I cannot find JLG on company board anywhere.
speech recognition -
Posted By: survivortype
I was wondering about the pay rate (the usual pay rate). I was just notified by my current company that the speech recognition rate received is 5 cents a line. Is that one everyone else is getting for speech recognition. I understand the thinking is the pay is low because it is not much typing???
Archivus, LLC -
Posted By: Amy
Does anyone know anything about this company?? Any comments would be appreciated.
Posted By: Krabby Patty
Does anybody know what the required line count is for Transcend, and do the have an obnoxious QA process like MQ?
Out of work at TT again -
Posted By: sm
Dang, this is really getting on my nerves. Four accounts and all bone dry. Can't keep this up for much longer.
OSI and VR -
Posted By: Charlotte Gardiner
Hi! New to the board, but not to transcription. I have just been offered a position with OSi that really doesn't sound bad at all. Right after that, a newish company called Deventure called wanting me to test. Their MTs do about 80% Escription and 20% regular transcription. everything I am reading suggests that Escription is more profitable for the MT (and I'm a fast reader and a good proofreader). Now I get to make decisions!
The OSI site suggests they are moving into voice recognition. Does anybody here know if they offer their transcriptionists that option, and, if so, how much per line? Thank you!!
1000 LINES PER DAY -
Posted By: kruz
How long does it take to do 1000 lines per day for a mix of dictators for acute care. Thanks
How is Medware for someone less experienced but not just a recent graduate? Thanks. nm -
Posted By: may want to apply
Does OSI send work offshore? -
Posted By: B
If so I won't bother. TIA
company in New Hampshire -
Posted By: walk the dog
does anyone recall a post of a company in New Hampshire that uses escription? Thanks in advance!
Anyone work for Axolotl in Mountain View? (see mssg) -
Posted By: Curious
If so, what are the pros and cons? What is starting pay? Good accounts? Flexibility? How long in business? Large or small company? etc.....
Best company to work for as an IC. Decent cpl etc...nm -
Posted By: Need help
Anyone know anything about the University of -
Posted By: mlstoo
Wisconsin ad on mtjobs? Anyone work for them now or in the past? Just curious-might be interested in applying. Thanks. You can email me privately if you like.
Is it true that once Keystrokes hires you... -
Posted By: nervousnelly
you don't hear from them for many weeks to actually start? Thinking of applying with them but this makes me nervous...
Transolutions - applied, no contact.. -
Posted By: Soon to be ex-Webmedx'r
Has this happened to anyone else? I have applied to both the MT star team and the 2nd-shift MT position and have not received a response AT ALL. I do not live in CA and I have the experience they are looking for. Anyone else NOT get contacted? I know that sign-on bonus is running out soon??
Companies who will hire for Sat-Sun only? -
Posted By: looking for weekend work nm
Tran-Scribe, LLC -
Posted By: wileo
Does anybody have any info. on this company in New Jersey? Thank you!
Medware - your computer or theirs? -
Posted By: considering MW. Thanks.
Stop posting names ... -
Posted By: Moderator
Keep first/last names, phone numbers, and addresses (even company e-mail) to e-mail.
Transcend/BeyondTXT? sm -
Posted By: Carole
I have read in the archives where they were saying this platform was not user friendly and they had a hard time making money. Have things changed concerning the BeyondTXT program? Does anybody have anything good to say about it now? Thanks for the info.
Posted By: jr
Can anybody comment on MDI in Georgia? Do they have good benefits? Have you ever run out of work there?
When does the insurance at Precyse kick in? Is it 90 days? nm -
Posted By: Still, still looking