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Posted By: aka CMT Corp
Anyone have any info?
Anyone work for Golden Isle Transcription? -
Posted By: What platform, good line counts, etc.
Posted By: Just looking
Does MDI-MD only hire statuatory (sp?)
To new TransTech MT -
Posted By: who emailed me
Yes they are just that wonderful to work for. I have been there 2+ years and have never looked back.
Posted By: ginny
Does anyone know anything about this company, or where they are located? I can't seem to find much on them.
Precyse versus Transcend -
Posted By: anon
Any info on recent experiences with either company would be much appreciated, especially interested in benefits provided by each - affordable or not. Thanks
Question about Transtech -
Posted By: PTO and work load
Is there still plenty of work with the new ad they are running and also how much PTO do you get and how is it calculated. Does it go up every year etc.? Thank you.
I need a good company 2 work 4 -
Posted By: mtmtmtmt
Okay, having asked about Amphion, I'm just gonna ask if anyone can refer any good companies that have work. I need part-time employee status, preferably a computer, decent line pay, and good incentives. I really need to find a company in the next couple of weeks. I have been with MQ for a really long time and have had no work for the last four weeks and very low work volume for the last year. Thanks!
MDI-MD Pay Increases?Yes/No? -
Posted By: Curious about MDI
Does MDI-MD give yearly raises? Know they pay very well but do/will they give you yearly incrementals if you are doing well? Heard their pay is on the high end so their answer is no, but just wondered.
HILS Transcription -
Posted By: Izzie
Anybody have experience with this company?
I got an email from this company last week. Responded that I was interested in discussing further. No word since. Pay is low - 7.5. They're in Dothan, AL.
Wondering what type of accounts they have?
Anyone heard of DIT Transcription? -
Posted By: Lisa Martin
I received a call back from the recruiter at DIT Transcription. Is this a reputable company? I have read mostly good things so far, but I am looking for a little more info since there isn't much. Thanks in advance!
Posted By: Anon
Anyone have any info on this company and if they pay for spaces for acute-care. Thanks
Transcend info needed -
Posted By: MTAL
I have been offered a job with Transcend. Can anyone give me some additional information regarding making line counts, also any information on how user-friendly the platform is, is there plenty of work? Thanks in advance!!
Why are we allowed to discuss MQ's -
Posted By: sm
pending lawsuits but not KS's?
Did you read in the MQ packet where it said... -
Posted By: sick of working holidays
Based on 39 hour 7 day work week? Or 24 hour 7 day work week? But doesn't explain what that means in detail. Also the part about OT being only after 40 hour scheduled work week? And how about if the HOLIDAY falls on your SCHEDULED WORK DAY you will now be REQUIRED TO WORK IT, but we'll give you 1.5 times holiday pay. and you have to have 150 per hour over 8 hours on a regular work day for employee status, or 100 for the new status. My God, a little more money but much more restriction,big brothering, too much you have to do this and you have to do that. I want it back to the way it was. I don't want holiday pay and I'll be damned if I am gonna work 8 hours on Christmas for it. Some things you can't pay enough for. This is exactly why I left my old company 5 years ago to go home to Medquist. I will be looking around now ASAP.
Posted By: cs
OSi hiring? -
Posted By: medtran26
I used to work for OSi from 2004 to 2006. When I left, due to family and home trouble, they were implementing a new program that each MT had to sign into at the beginning of their shift and sign out of at the end of their shift. Do they still have that program? I am also inquing if anyone knows if they are hiring. I did see an ad a while ago from OSi but haven't seen anything since. I have been an independent contractor for 2 years and the workload has significantly dropped. I left OSi on good terms and was told I am welcome to reapply as soon as things are better for me. I would also like to know how the company is doing and how any current employees feel about the company, benefits, pay rate, shifts, flexibility, and QA. I would really appreciate any information that can be provided.
Amphion flexibility? -
Posted By: MTing
Can anyone who actually works for Amphion tell me if there is much flexibility in your schedule. I know they require you to submit a schedule, just wondering how flexible within that time frame they are. Thanks.
Ever been fired from Keystrokes because of Windows Vista? -
Posted By: In shock
I just spent $1000 on all new equipment including a new computer with Windows Vista which is what they recommended as their program is compatible with Vista. When the computer tech had to spend hours on my computer getting it to work with Vista, a certain administrator let me go because it wouldn't work for their account. I am in tears. I've never been fired from a job, especially for something that I was asked to do to work for them.
Here's how I see IC issue with Transcend -
Posted By: jen
Here is my opinion. I feel that we will all have to become employees in Jan. From what I remember in meeting, Jan 1 date was mentioned, and it seemed to me evasive when asked if we could stay IC. I do remember them saying if you wanted to be employee now you could do that now. Well, I wonder then if we are going to have a choice, and if we could do it now, why then would there be a Jan 1 date at all? Do you see what I mean? Jan 1 for what? Wouldn't you think that if one wanted to be employee, they'd do it now. So, that's why I think we will not be offered IC.
Posted By: melisa
Hi, just wondering if anyone works for medware? If so, or if you have worked for them in the past, how are they as a company?
Does anyone have DSL and use a C-phone? - sm -
Posted By: camsvet
I need to know if you are on-line (DSL) and working on your C-phone (same line), does call waiting still work?
Does anyone have any info on JLG good or bad? -
Posted By: momof4
What would you do? -
Posted By: very mad
I was hired by a company and have a training date set for Monday. However, tech support has to put some programs on my computer. We had a scheduled time yesterday to do this. I sat in my office waiting for 2 1/2 hours from the time we schedule and tech support never called. Finally I sent him an e-mail asking what happened and was told he got busy and missed our scheduled time but I could now set up a time of my choosing. So I schedule a time today and he agreed to it. I went into my office today to get ready and when I looked at my phone I saw that I had missed a call and had a voicemail stating that I now I would have to call up and schedule another time since they missed me. This was 35 minutes earlier than we scheduled. Well I called the office and was told that he went to lunch! Lunch at the time we had scheduled for today??? Now I'm not sure if I should e-mail the woman who hired me as she has been very helpful in answering all of my questions and ask for a different tech person or should I just wait for him to call back and schedule another time with me? Sorry I rambled but just not sure what to do. Thanks for listening and any advice!
encrypted files -
Posted By: Stephanie Bruestle
Is there a program out there that can be downloaded and used with any transcription program to encrypt files?
For those of you with questions and/or comments... -
Posted By: TTD INC
It has been brought to my attention that there has been some negative comments made on this board. I'm sorry if any of you feel the way you do, but I am truly hurt that anyone would think, I'm in this for myself.
For those of you that have worked with me long enough, you know that I have and will go to battle for my MTs. I do all I can to keep steady accounts on board. At the end of 2008, we got sucked into some overflow accounts which I was totally unaware of. It was not until several weeks into the contract did we find out it was overflow. I have since let those accounts go and am now putting my team on accounts that are very busy. Trust me, I completely understand the frustrations we all went through. I sat in front of this computer many of nights in tears wondering what I was going to do for my team to get them on some good accounts. Those of you that were with me during that time know that I sent out updates almost daily letting everyone know what was going on. I was honest with all of you!
The accounts we have now are high-volume accounts. And, we have new facilities coming in next week, which will make things even crazier! Definitely no shortage of work on these accounts!
So, I personally would like to apologize to anyone that had a bad experience due to the overflow accounts that we had a few months back. I know in the industry, it is impossible to please every single MT, but I do think the majority of the people I work with like their job and feel comfortable in their position. I pay as well as I can. We all know what this industry has come to as far as battling for contracts, etc. Trust me, if I could pay my team 10 cpl, I'd do it in a heart beat. But, I simply cannot , at least not on most of my contracts. I have MTs that have been with me for years & years, and I hold them very dear to my heart. Anyone that truly knows me, knows that I'm all about the team and not just me. Being the owner of a company for 10 years has been so very challanging, but I do get a lot of enjoyment out of providing work for so many people.
If any of you have any questions, ask away! I'm definitely not here to hide anything. I will answer any/all questions you may have. If you personally want to email me, feel free to do so: firstname.lastname@example.org
Happy Typing to all!
I need some information on a company called -
Posted By: Hopeful Execuscriber
Astat, such as pay, platform, enough work, QA, loan PCs, etc. TIA
BCBS customer service number sm -
Posted By: Webmedx girl
Can someone email me with the BCBS customer service number for health insurance through Webmedx? I am thinking of signing on with them but want to ask them a question about coverage first.
Dependable Transcription in FL -- out of business? -
Posted By: ssmith
The number on their web site is disc. Does anyone have contact info.?
Work Types -
Posted By: Transtech MT
Is it just me or does there seem to be a trend of work assigning lately. I type fairly fast and I find myself getting bottom of the barrel scraps lately.
Any info on TransSolutions? Searched, but nothing. nm -
Posted By: Am4MTs
Has anyone gotten the new pay plan packet yet? -
Posted By: MQ curious SE MT
I haven't gotten any information at all regarding a new pay plan. Was the first of this sent out to ME's only. It seems that only MQ ME's have mentioned anything about their pay.
I have a hard time believing that MQ HR would call EACH and EVERY MT. Do you know how many phone calls and how much time that would take to accomplish. They probably hired temporary employees again to do this calling, as they did when the new benefits package was rolling out to work on the benefits hotline!
If ANY of you receive any letter/packet/phone call about a new pay plan, PLEASE post for us. TIA
MD-IT MTs -
Posted By: midwest mt
Just wondering if anyone out there is working for MD-IT? I just got a job offer and wanted to know your opinion on the company...
Any companies out there in which one can earn $500 per week or more? -
Posted By: Angela
Superior Global Solutions -
Posted By: Cammie
Does anyone have any information about Superior Global Solutions? Are they a good company to work for?
Is Transolutions DOS program based on WP51? Thanks. nm -
Posted By: Applying there
Blast from the Past -- Any former AlphaScribe -
Posted By: Express employees out there?
Company's been gone for years, but I know we'd remember eachother. Talk about the good old days!! There was only a couple dozen of us, but I'm hopeful someone has found their way here... Just curious.
How is Transcend to work for? -
Posted By: Josie
I worked for MQ for 6 years and it sucked. Management was terrible. Raises were unheard of and you worked your butt off. They appreciate no one!
Anyone know about United Transcription -
Posted By: Ex-MQr
Just want to know what they pay before I go and take the voice test.
Any info is appreciated, Thanx!
VR versus MT, looking for honest answers -
Posted By: NightOwl
Those of you who purport to absolutely adore VR, I have a few questions.
1) When you're editing a report, do you correct every mistake you see - punctuation, medical words, homonyms, grammar, formatting - the whole shebang? Or do you just clean it up a bit and move on, perhaps just fixing medical words, taking out patient names from the body of the report, etc?
2) Does your VR program do anywhere close to a 98% QA standard before editing? If I were to do a QA review on a VR report, honestly, the VR program I'm using would score in the 70% range, if that. The VR program would certainly never be hired by any reputable company I know of!!!!
I should point out that I was very optimistic about VR before I was trained on it. Even after I was trained on it, I kept an open mind that sometime during the first 30 days of training pay on it that *it* would somehow *click* and I would be able to produce 150% or more of the lines that I would have produced doing straight transcription. My straight transcription rate is usually around 200 LPH, so I would need to edit around 335 LPH to break even. NOT A CHANCE! I can't bring myself to put out slop, and it just takes too much time to edit VR's crap. If I can't make a living doing it, I will find something else to do!
Lee Perfect and EMDAT platform -
Posted By: still typing
Considering this company. Anybody with any recent personal experience with the company and the EMDAT platform. I started the on-line training for EMDAT. Not sure what to make of it. Is it hard to make lines? Any info would be great! Thanks.
Is there an industry average cpl for multi-specialty clinic work? sm -
Posted By: mt
I'm with this decent company and they actually are thorough and wonderfully organized with their employees, policies and procedures; however, I am typing for two hospital clinics with a total of about 70 different doctors and 15-20 specialties at a rate of .074 cpl and my reports load in randomly, not batched by doctor or specialty. I've been there a month and still can't make my daily line/hr goal that I need to make to be able to maintain eligibility for bennies. I get maybe half of the amount done per day right now but am slowly building. I'm wondering if 4-5 weeks should have me more productive by now based on the number of doctors/specialties I have, and I'm wondering if my line rate is lower than average.... I'm an employee so I work a set shift as well. Just looking for the norms here; I have no idea:) Do you ever get to a point where you say, I can't do this job? I've been an MT for 10 years and never had this problem, nor do I know the average rates with a national. Thx!
USA Medical Transcription question -
Posted By: mtmt
Anybody hear back from these people after testing? What cpl are they offering for VR? Got testing info this morning and trying to decide whether to take the time and effort. TIA!
What companies cut you off at 40 hrs if you're a FT employee? Any places let you do as much as -
Posted By: you want? nm Wanderer
Current ScribeRight Info? -
Posted By: medhead
Can anyone give me current info on ScribeRight? Employee or IC status? What type of Expander do they offer? What are the production incentives? You can e-mail me if you want. :)
Opinions on Focus. Please. I read all archives. Please most recent info. Thanks. NM -
Posted By: jacque kitch
Work slow!!!! -
Posted By: Teelee
Is anyone else having a hard time with work right now. The company I work for is sooo slow I am bearly getting 350 lines a day! I think they may have overhired back when they were swamped in Sep. Not sure if I should look somewhere else or try and stick it out. Any suggestions?
Deventure: Are you required to do weekends -
Posted By: sm
and holidays? Thinking of applying but want to get as much info as possible before I do.
Transcription Relief Services. -
Posted By: Jerry
Anyone have any info on Transcription Relief Services - good? bad? middle of the road? Any info would be appreciated.
KS Question (sm) -
Posted By: mt
Does anyone know if the lead that was on the accounts with the previous lag time issues is gone? I never see her name on any e-mails anymore - and was just simply curious why.....appreciate the info...