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Acusis bought DRC.

Posted By: and I'm bummed out about it. on 2007-03-28
In Reply to: Ok, maybe I am confused are you all sm - fastMT


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Focus bought by Nuance/Dictaphone, DRC bought by Acusis. nm
Acusis bought out DRC . .nm
Are you guys sure Acusis was not already bought by the Q (CBay)?
Sounds like exactly the same thing.  If not... someone has been sharing the secret recipies!
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Go to stedmans.com and get the AAMT Book of Style and also the Stedman's Spellchecker CD-ROM. They will bill you for these, and you will be happy that you bought them! You will also love working at home if you can pace yourself and refuse to be distracted, especially with the price of gasoline as it is.
Is all of this because when MQ bought YOG SM
they continued to pay the MT's what they were receiving at YOG, which was more than MT's at MQ made? Now everyone will be making the same amount or less?

I don't work for MQ, so I don't know, this is just what I gathered talking to friends.
They were bought out by MQ. NM
This is the co that was bought by the guy from ddi
that left when MQ bought them
Well, I bought one
and got the reimbursement. I work at home, but I still drive.
Bought it new. It is an HP.
I was with the co they bought and we had sm

a nice situation.  Here comes the CEO promising us we were going to know every day how much we're valued, how important we are.  Not so.  For the first 6 months it was okay, hard to get used to all the management we suddenly had, but then things started going downhill.  Then the push with the VR.  Seems to me that most of our work is going to be VR work and they're probably aware they pay more than the other companies - so it will not surprise me at all if they take that away now.

I hate these town hall calls, They never contain anything good for the people who are doing the grunt work.

HS bought out by Spheris
I was working for Healthscribe when Spheris bought them out; I have to say that I have had nothing but a positive experience with them thus far.  We don't seem to be micromanaged; quite the contrary.  I can get up and walk around to stretch my legs and at times am gone for 20 minutes or so and no one calls me or e-mails me.  Communication is wonderful from my supervisor on up to management.  The only downside is that they are so short-staffed that there is mandatory overtime for the radiology accounts so if you want to make $$$, this would be the place to go.  Hope this is helpful. 
I believe Transcend bought MDI?
Duh, they bought Heartland...
When we bought our van last year,
But the cost was $10,000 higher than the Toyota. We're not talking a small amount here - $10,000 difference (more if we would have added the extras to the Dodge, that were standard on the Toyota). As soon as the prices of the American cars start coming down, people will buy them. Right now - it's more expensive to buy American, with worse quality and no standard features - everything is extra. Very disappointing and COSTLY.
Keystrokes BOUGHT an...
According to my dictionary transcriber is a person. It only takes a second to look it up.
Do you think that MDI is the same since they were bought by Transcend? sm
I have thought of going back (left a few years ago and took a few years off after having twins nine months after another baby) but I am worried about that. I have a friend who works there and she is complaining a lot, but she tends to be a complainer so I am not sure what to do.

I also was on clinic notes and prefer radiology. Maybe they are doing more rad. I do remember seeing that they were paying a sign-on bonus.

I am just looking for some answers before I make the wrong move.
SPI bought CyMed....US MTs look out....
They will tell you not to worry.....all the while transitioning your job to an MT in India or Manila.    Get out while you can!
Is Accuscribe still out there or have they been bought out? nm
Anybody know anything about who SPI supposedly bought yet?
I really hope its not Medware.
Not only that, but maybe the reason they bought DRC & are looking - sm
to buy many others, has nothing to do with quality US transcription. Maybe they want to eliminate US-based companies so that the clients will have NO choice. It could end up being a choice between - Indian or Pakistani?
Maybe South African or Filipino?
Turkish or Chinese?
I also tried it. Even bought the latest..sm
version they claimed to be so much better etc. I tried it and it was a complete waste of time and money. It does not work like they say and I spent a considerable amount of time with it. IT is the way to go. Much more worth it and so much easier.
They were just bought out by Webmedx. nm
Won't see that. They were bought out by Nuance. NM
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There is only one MDI now (MDI-MD). The other MDI in FL was bought by Transcend. nm
They were bought by Transcend. nm
When was the last time you bought a car? sm
Depending on the car, the loan can be up to 72 months.
You know that bought your company so
1 of our fearless leaders did not have to leave TN. True.
So you're telling me that DRC got sold to Acusis?  What phone call is everyone talking about?
The hospital we were outsourced from now uses Acusis for about 80% of their transcription work. It is my understanding they are 100% Indian with no U.S. MTs. Also lots of quality issues. They send a ton of work back with blanks which the hospital then has to pay in-house MTs to review and fix. Go figure.
Are you Acusis -
Acusis dba DRC? nm



I too am worried and feel like I'm waiting for the other shoe to drop.  And it probably will...  Perhaps the customers are worried too and have started farming work out elsewhere to test the waters before they drop A/D altogether.  One can only guess.  All I can do is shake my head and say, what a shame -- DRC was the best -- what a shame. 

I am in the process of testing with Acusis. Can anyone give me the good/bad and the ugly about this company. 



consistently run out of work.  I have my resume out.   Been working there fore 6-1/2 years and now it is time to go with no work every week.

There is an Acusis
Great company!!!  It was great as DRC and still is as Acusis.  The platform is the best, the pay is higher than most companies, and there is plenty of work.  It does slow down around holidays (just like every other company...why doctors think they deserve a vacation I'll never understand :).  I have never not gotten my Keystrokes in though...yes, they do pay per keystroke.  I highly recommend them to anyone wanting to work for a company who expects high quality work!!

What a time to find out about the loss of their biggest client -- just before the holidays.  How many will be out of work?   

Appreciate the words of encouragement.  Someone posted a note that Spheris got this account.  Wonder if that is true.  I too loved the account and am so very sorry this has happened. I almost feel like those doctors and NPs and patients are part of a very large extended family.  Quite a few got married while I was on this account.  Am very worried about loss of benefits though, especially now with a very sick husband.  What will you do?
haven't gotten a certified letter, but keep getting the no more files available message when I try to get work from my account for the past 2 days...This is certainly upsetting!
former DRC/ACusis
Yes, I did and I only started this week and love it.  It is Landmark Transcription. They use Bayscribe, which is in itself is not the best  (I found out there is something wrong with each/every platform) but the company is wonderful, the account I am on is a dream with only 1-2 ESLs.  I have only been there a week and so far it has been absolutely terrific.  I will let you know if and when things change.
Does anyone have any current info on Acusis?  How is the workload?  How is the new platform? 

Does anybody work here or have knowledge about the company? At least as far as pay and/or benefits in comparison of some other companies?


A friend of mine went there from Medquist and she absolutely loves it. Says she makes good money, is treated well and highly recommends it. I have no first-hand experience but I trust my friend.
Acusis PT

Part time employees must produce 600 lines per day, or 3000 per week.  I'm pretty sure you have to be full time to receive health benefits, but I'm not sure about the 401K and PTO benefits. 

Hope this helps!


Anyone currently working for Acusis?  I would really like to find out anything about them.  TIA

Acusis? Anyone? sm
I saw someone just asked about this company and no one had anything to say. Is there anyone that works there? Good/bad info? Good dicators? How about insurance? Pay? Thanks!!!!
Acusis pay cut
I'm curious...I have read on here about Acusis cutting pay...Has this really happened to anyone and is it going to be done to all MTs working for Acusis? TIA
Acusis pay cut
Also heard same thing about pay cut from a friend of a friend, but would be very short-sighted on Acusis' part to risk losing good employees if goal is to expand their business, only answer can be is they don't care one bit about how they treat their employees, so no one would be safe, I would think.
Pay cut at Acusis
Yes, it is true. They have cut editor's pay by 0.03 cpl. I don't think the MTs have been cut yet, but don't think for 1 minute it's not going to happen. It will happen. Ohhh for the good ol' days....when life was great at DRC!!!