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I had asked this several times, but got no response.

Posted By: Was thinking of applying at TT on 2009-04-22
In Reply to: The ax finally falls at TT - UGGHH

Everyone seemed to love the VR at TT, but no one would give an approximate percentage of VR reports that were 80% to 100% correction.  I asked this 3 different times and there were all sorts of responses from TT people after my posts, but yet no one answered this question.  So I kind of figured that it was a high amount, so I never applied. 

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Someone has asked about them at least 5 times
this week.  If you'll scroll down the page you'll find info, also check archives.  Nothing good.   Indian company with a store front office in US.
That is a question I have asked many times and
cannot get the answer to. Even when being as nice as possible, you will still have people that will bite your head off. I guess it's just their nature to be that way.
This question has been asked many times
Please look through the archives.
hmmmmm...emailed several times and no response.....

Should that tell me something???

I'm sure it has been asked 100 times but any company have pathology?
Have asked several times for a back up account.
I'm still waiting....
this has been asked many times lately. Use Search box below Google box
All your questions have been asked and answered several times
the past couple of months.  Do a search for past posts. 
I've applied with them THREE times and have never received a response - sm
and it's not because I don't have experience. I had been with Brand X National for 8 years (you can probably figure out who) when I applied with Spheris, and I never got a response. Sent a second ap, nada. Third ap, still nothing.

Through this whole time period Spheris had want ads scattered all over the net. I'll never, ever understand why they didn't get in touch with me. Their loss....I'm now working for a local company and completely satisfied.
I asked my boss about EMR and this is the response
EMR (electronic medical record) is the wave of the future -- even more so than voice recognition. Obama is offering stimulus money and encouraging all medical facilities to convert to EMR. So, between EMR, voice rec, and offshoring, the future of small business transcription companies is definitely not bright.

This was after I had noted to her that my cardiologist is entering his own stuff, as well as my physical therapist, and the GPs walking around with laptops...Thanks again NOBAMA...Yet another huge industry will be lost...And for those of you that spend time at the docs (I have chronic pain probs so there a lot) do you notice the forms that we sign are changing..All part of the grand scheme to socialize medicine. My one doc wasn't worried about it because the insurance companies wouldn't allow it But now the insurance companies are all being bailed out by the gvt...
I know this question is asked a million times but who is good to work for
anymore?  I have 13 years experience and I work at a hospital part time but I know I can make more on production plus I need the flexibility because I have osteo in my back and other health problems that require me to kind of break it up if you know what I mean.  I'd only like to work 4 to 6 hours a day, make a decent line rate, and have flexibility of having a span of time within which to get my lines done.  I don't need benefits but do not like IC status; I prefer statutory.  Any ideas?
The only response was a negative one when I asked about them a few weeks ago. nm
I haven't gotten a response to the ONE should-be simple question I emailed and asked. (m)
I also wondered if anyone thought about the contracts we signed last year and if you felt that was related to this. I personally feel it did, felt like it was preparing them for something, to be protected. It says they can change our pay at-will pretty much though.
A lot of times, if they need extra help, they will over 1-1/2 times our regular rate. sm
This is the equivalent of OT but you get it even if you have not done 40 hours already. I have also received AmerExp gift cards a few times for incentives offered. I think it depends on the account.

I do know for sure that they are working on an incentive program but I have no details and not even sure if they are still looking at it.

I do know for sure that I make more $$ with Keystrokes than I have ever made anywhere else.
When they called me and I asked them if they offshored, they asked me why that was my business!
Sad but true. You're asked to work NOW, then asked to stop NOW, then go again and then stop
If you dont get off the minute the hospital asks, even if you have no idea that they have requested that your to be off, then the hospital MTs steal your work right out of your queue and I mean reports you have already done. I dont understand the concept of having a contract with a hospital and then having to fight for work with the hospital MTs. We should have guaranteed work during our shift and enough of the the hospital wants you to help right now and then a few hours later they want us to stop working as the work is too low. It is crazy and I couldnt work like that so I had to quit.
Me too. I got cut off one too many times.
I can't tell you how many times....
this has happened to me! It's as if they either don't listen, or don't want to hear that you are only able to take X amount of work each day. Don't you feel taken advantage of? The only solution I've found is to leave the MTSO and keep looking for someone who will respect your requests. It's tough to bounce around like that, but I don't think your existing MTSO will change. Good luck.
I think so, although at times the
communication can be not so great.   I don't know how many MTs KS has, though they seem to be growing so fast that the number is subject to change weekly, but there is still a small feel to it.  The owner is fairly forthcoming with information, at least from what I have seen thus far. 
Here are the times - SM
If your last name starts with the letter A through F: 10 AM

If your last name starts with the letter G through O: 11:30 AM

If your last name starts with the letter P through Z: 2 PM
You have said that 3 times...
Who are you trying to convince? If the hourly QCs were worried about quality instead of their own prestige and how much money they make, things might have been different....
Not at the times it happens. Not at all....
Anyone who has done this for a while knows that there are slowdowns around major holidays, like T-giving, Christmas, 4th of July. At my other companies, I did not run out of work on May Day, Cinco DE Mayo, Columbus Day...you get the idea. They overhire. Period. They have a right to do so. The MTs you lose due to that practice are the high producers with stellar accuracy ratings, not those who shall have trouble finding other jobs.
How many times can you do that?
It takes at least 90 days to get benefits at a new company. It is not just an easy decision to move on. If you can't get that concept then just skip the messages by the MTs who have every legitimate right to complain about these companies.

Why don't you think before you post such flippant answers?
In times like these...

Ya'll, in times like these, I tell myself.  Self, the ink has already dried on the paper, nothing can be changed.  There is no use getting heart palpitations/angina over it.  From past experiences, most everybody knows what is going to happen.  Now, I tell myself, when the time comes, you have to consider all the pros and cons from all sides and then make a rational decision.  I remember when MQ went through this and all the hair pulling-out and teeth gnashing (myself included) that went on.  If you cannot accept what is written in concrete, you (I) need to make a decision and go for it.  In the meantime, I will put my nose to the grindstone, tighten my proverbial budget belt, and work as hard as I can and try and save some money for a rainy day.


Again and I have said it many times sm
before......it has only become like this since the schools have advertised MT as a work at home job! Also those who only got into this profession soley for the fact of working at home......I really feel bad for you.

The MT profession is an honorable profession to be in. It is about the patients and never should have been represented as it has been in the last 10 or so years. This has what has brought it to the level it has become.
Tried to start with them 3 times
I was offered a position with them, gave notice in-house, then they called me the day before I was supposed to start and said the had lost the account. A similar situation happened 2 other times.
Times change. It's not about YOU, it's about

what the reality is today, not four months ago.

Congratulations on your windfall, though.

If you have doubts, email or call the person who hired you and they'll verify this.


last year I was down quite a few times because of
evacuations. Just decided to move out of Florida instead.
I transcribed 1,195 lines and ichart reflected only 154.08 lines the next day! I documented line counts every day, and for one pay period it was 2500 lines off on their end! - disqualified from benefits too. NO answer from supervisor.
This has been discussed many times over the last

few weeks.  Do a search of this site and you will find many posts.  You can scroll down or go to the second page and probably even the third page at the bottom and find posts from people who work there.  I know I am very happy.  They are a very nice company with excellent benefits. 

I have said many times for two years
That I am with Medware, they treat me fair and keep me in work.  The line rate is higher that MQ where I spent 4 years, the insurance coverage at Medware is $17/week for United Healthcare, the incentive plan is attainable, we get direct deposit every other Friday.  They treat you fairly.  Sometime I wish I did not read this board, but I still believe there are those who are looking for a better company and ask for information.  I happen to like working for Medware.  Calling someone an idiot is rude, I guess one must consider the source.  Time to go to work.
RE work times
Yes, that would probably work. My experience was that they would download work to you at night and it was available that evening and through the next day. Like I said, you kind of make your own schedule within the window of time they need it back. You may need more than one doctor though if you want 6 hours of work per day of steady work. I had 4 doctors, one that dictated 1 1/2 hours a day and one that dictated every other day but had 5 hours of work each time. It varies by who you have for doctors. You can make them aware that you would like that many hours and they can accomodate it I'm sure. Only one thing you need to know though is NO DIRECT DEPOSITS and they use snail mail unless you pay to have it expressed.
I have answered that many times.
If you don't want to provide that info you don't have to but they don't have to review your incomplete application either.

I used it a couple of times and liked it. nm
Yes.....and I have done that way too many times and that makes me.....
worry about identify theft.  Make sure you keep a record of who you send this info too just in case! 
My AC and TL have also called me many times not just ops
Like I said one AC is real bad about it, maybe you don't have the same one.
Lots of times
There are many times when I want a hard copy of something, be it emails, articles, etc. I have been around long enough to know computers do go down and information lost. It is also a safety net.
They have contacted me 3 times about
working for them, but I have turned them down so I don't know much about them.  They have several different platforms that they work with, most at internet-based where you type real-time into the cyst.  I have 20 years of experience in acute care and I think they offered me 8 cpl.  
how many times have we seen this same post now?
again, it's been posted many times that it's either....
It has been talked about several times, but no one is

willing to do anything so nothing gets done.  Personally I have no desire to be in a union and wouldn't join if there was one.  By the time you pay union dues you wouldn't be any better off than you are now. 

I tried several times today and kept
getting the page you get when a link is bad.  I haven't called to see what is going on.  Since you only need it to add your line count I'm not concerned.  I can still work and it isn't end of pay period. 
Only 4 times a year??

That's not very much work being audited.  I don't see how the company is so great if people are finding it difficult to reach 1200 lines in 3 months.  It doesn't sound like their platform is very good.

A lot of times you can go to the website
and it will tell you if a company is hiring or not.
Thank you a million times over - sm

I thought I had simple questions but after all those posts, you'd think not!  LOL!

I really appreciate your taking the time to answer my questions - so thankful!  Have a lovely weekend :)

I have read this several times about DSG
Sounds like a chronic problem there...this is why I have never applied.
I have sent them my resume 3 times and have
to hire somebody with more than 30 years experience.  Thanks for mentioning them tho. 
Four times a day they post how many
reports per account.  You can work whenever you want without asking if you need to make up lines, but there may be 10 others trying to do the same.  I've sat in front of my computer with no work, the status report comes up with 100 reports and I get 3 reports before the work runs out again.   There is a way to grab reports and put them in pending and I think there are people who do that. 
I think they are just giving you the times
they need people. Just because you are IC does not mean that you can work whenever, only when they want you to or need the help. They can tell you that they only have work between 12 noon and midnight, so that would be when you would work for them. Just because you are IC you cannot tell them to let you work at 8 a.m. if they is not when they need the help. They do have a little leeway, they just cannot set a strict schedule.
Times past it was the same as now -
If you are typing radiology, op notes or ERs - no, it would not be a good deal.  Discharge summaries, definitely!  You know when the doctors hem and haw and talk to the other doctors or take a phone call?  Or you have a dictaiton that's just dead air, no dictation?  You get paid for all that time that the doctor is not talking.  It doesn't depend on times past versus times now.  I was paid by the minute 20 yeras ago and it was the same then.  It's good money with discharge summaries, not good for op notes or ERs.
Yes, multiple times.
No response.