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Very intelligent response. If she was not working for Transcend, she would

Posted By: not Transcend but someone with common sense on 2006-03-19
In Reply to: I told her I wasn't interested about 3 minutes (sm) - That's Funny

not be their recruiter.

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We heard Transcend is buying Keystrokes next. I'm not working for Transcend. No Way !
hi karen, i sent out a resume and got a response, but not working for them yet. ad on job board. nm
Response to I too work at Transcend
Please email me and let's talk. I am not sure why don't have plenty of work when we send message out regularly asking for help. I would love to talk to you and let you know where the work is and believe me I could use the help!
Currently working for Transcend, luv it
Come on somebody, thinking about working for Transcend ?? nm
Frustration working at Transcend.

Anybody out there still employed with Transcend, who is frustrated right now????   Well, I am for sure.  Seems no matter how hard you try or how much effort you put into correcting the errors in report, they still complain about quality.  Maybe it is this way everywhere, I don't know.  I am just really frustrated, especially because their pay is pretty bad.  Only 4 cpl for editing jobs.  I spent all day doing editing jobs and I figure I made about $40 that day.  Wow, then I can plan on making about #200 a week or so.  I have tried so hard to stay the course and keep hoping things will get better, but so far they are not. 

Anybody out there want to add a comment.   

Frustration working at Transcend
It is a shame to see such a great place to work become so bad. It was fantastic 3 years ago but since VR has taken over the employees are dropping like flies. They are going to be left with very few employees - is anyone left there? Would the last person out please shut the door!
Frustration working at Transcend, same here
I am in the same boat as you. I have been working for them for almost 2 years and was promise a pie in the sky salary when I started. I haven't even been offered a raise yet. I get very discouraged because I work as hard as I can and even work extra on my days off. I wish they had a mentoring program to help others learn how to make the $900 per pay period that they require for you to be a full-time employee. From what I have read in the labor laws production workers are suppose to get paid the difference to make up for what they are not making, as far as minimum wage goes.
I have been working for Transcend for about 3 months.

They paid me an hourly rate for the training phone call, then straight production.  I was only allowed to do 5 reports a day.  I stayed on QA for about 2 weeks.   Some of the posters on this board claim that they did not have to wait that long. 

They do pay on time.  I do run out of work quite a bit during my shift, however, on weekends it picks up quite a bit. 

Which did you like working for--Webmedx, Transcend or Softscript?
Any opinions? 
Any tips on how to survive working at Transcend?

I just got sold to them and my friend has given me a lot of words of warning.  Anybody have any suggestions on survival? 

MD-IT Intelligent?

I did a search but couldn't find anything about this company.  Anyone have any feedback?  Flexible schedule? Pay on time? etc.?

Thanks in advance.

MD-IT Intelligent...Anyone??
Does anyone have any information on this company as far as workload, pay, benefits, etc. I cannot seem to find anything and they have advertised in the past so I just wonder if anyone took a job and how it was going. Any information would be appreciated.
MD-IT Intelligent Transcription
Has anyone heard of them, worked for them or is working for them?  Need some information, please.
MD-IT Intelligent Transcription
Hi!  I have been a MT for 9 months now.  I really am not making very much money.  I am not averaging over minimum wage.  My company has no benefits either.  But I am grateful to have a job anyway.  I am taking the test for MD-IT Intelligent Transcription because they have benefits and seem like a nice company.  I am wanting some benefits and I would like to make a little more money but I know having only 9 months exp I can't be too picky.  I currently make .065 cents per line but a couple of months ago Carolina Medical Transcription sold out to Alphamed and when they happened I lost my good account I had doing clinic notes.  I think the acute care I am doing now is good experience but it is hard to make any money cause I am forever looking everything up because there is all kinds of reports.  Does anyone know a good company that would hire someone with 9 months exp that has benefits?  I know the speed will build up as I get used to acute care but I could use some benefits.
MD-IT Intelligent.. Would like some information
I am interested in applying to this company but was hoping to get more information as far as benefits, platforms,etc. TIA
MD-IT Intelligent Transcription
Anyone with recent info?  Please...I am tired of being jerked around by the company I am working for!
Unfortunately they are very rare on this forum, but there are! THANKS!
Ok then - MTSOs need to get intelligent enough to figure out how to

accordingly --- instead of overhiring and making us EAT THE LOSS. 

The need to smarten up!  I could do the plan but I'm sitting out here in the boondocks and can't see what is coming.  But I certainly could plan a schedule of people to work according to how much work I had OBLIGATED MY COMPANY FOR from the hospital --- surely there was some sort of anticipated work load when the contract was drawn up.

We all know how many reports ON AVERAGE one Transcriptionist can do of a certain work type.


That's what any intelligent person WOULD do. I'd ignore the
Not baby with bathwater at all. She is an intelligent MT
They do double talk at MDI. But their supporters are probably favorites or mgmt. There are plenty of people who have been messed up by this company's revolving door and double talk. I am one of them and I see others on this board as well. If this poster is throwing any bathwater it is to clean the misrepresentation and expose the clean honest truth.
Very intelligent post, and right on target! nm
I would always hope that a responsible intelligent MT...
typed my medical records. However, why should an MT be the ONLY ONE to take the perpetual pay cuts and the increased reponsibilities that should belong to in-house employees...you know those people who get raises and good benefits...such as researching demographics, CCs, etc.

This business is really different than when I got into it almost 10 years ago. I really, really feel for the people who have been in it for longer and have few options for a career change.

Ideally, yes, every member of the team, from those running MTSOs to those in hospital administration, would have patient care uppermost in their minds...but you know without it being said it is all dollars and cents to them.
MTs are just collateral damage, and professional people should not have to take a pay cut for trying to be more professional than the other people on the TEAM.

I shudder at some of the reports that I see, too, but I cannot lay a guilt trip at the feet of MTs trying to make a living when the deck keeps perpetually getting stacked against them.

The last job I went into was exactly this way...if you have a foot pedal and knew speech recognition, you got the job because speech was new to them. Their tech support was also the human resources person, chief salesperson, and CEO, so when my footpedal did not work, I had to figure it out. My QA trial was 3 reports and then off. The office manager sent me the account specifics - updated in 2007, but I had no supervisor. I could e-mail her with questions, do not call please, and she would try to find an answer and e-mail me back. There is no weekend and evening coverage for anything...call Dictaphone if you absolutely cannot work. Otherwise, five blanks is acceptable to send to the client.

To me, these are the people who should be told to buck up, not the MTs. How can you possibly expect to have a quality MT if that is all the time and information you give them? Inferior MTs are being created by the industry and accepted by hospitals so they can pinch a penny.

To ask MTs to switch professions if they cannot cut it is ridiculous, because they will just be replaced by MTs who know less than they do or more work sent overseas because there truly aren't enough American MTs to do the work.

If the work force is so intelligent, why do they
themselves to be victims. Doesnt sound so intelligent to me.
YOU "get over it", however, makes you sound quite intelligent!
how DO you come up with these amazing comebacks?

Absolutely great INTELLIGENT post. Thanks! :-)
And the poster going on about starting schools and training of MTs, to ease transition. The poster needs to read up more as this is way old news. Its happening right now.
MD-IT Intelligent- Any new information on this company i.e. pay, benefits etc.
Anyone work for MD-IT Intelligent out of Portland, Maine?
Just wondering what they were like to work for, decent money, platform, and benefits?? Any input would be appreciated. Thanks
or Flexible, Competent, Educated and Intelligent.
Something these posts are making clear many TT employees are NOT.

How pathetic some of you are, stuck in the 20th century and won't budge.

Glad to see I'll have plenty of work this summer while you all fight over jobs with archaic MTSOs that haven't yet made the transition to VR.

Best of luck to you!
Any info about MD-IT Intelligent Transcriptions/Louisville Division?

Any information on this company is greatly appreciated. 

Need info about MD-IT Intelligent Transcription Service. Good? Bad? TIA. NM
I agree. And black list or no, intelligent people take information
Ditto.. Over 13 years experience working in hospitals doing all types of reports, currently working
for a national etc.. and Spheris told me I didnt have the qualifications. What cracked me up was the hospital I was working at at the time contracted some of our work out to them.. What a joke..I was good enough to work for a hospital and gave them work, yet not qualified enough for them. What is wrong with this picture.
MQ same situation. No pay for working holidays, no pay for working weekends nothing. Now noone works
much anymore and so they jerk the work out of the accounts to some place that throws it back with a lot of bad bad quality. This is the NE region. I dont know what the others are doing.
Transcend bought MDI, so if Transcend sends work offshore, so does MDI. nm
working from home is awesome but working for DSG is not...
horrible dictators, sound quality is bad, no answers to emails and they run out of work consistently...that is just my experience though...
If MDI-FL is owned by Transcend and Transcend admittingly offshores, sm
then doesn't that make MDI a company that offshores? That's like saying that one branch of a company offshores but another does not, so they are excluded from the offshore label. If MDI-FL is part of Transcend and Transcend offshores, that means that they do.
RE: If MDI-FL is owned by Transcend and Transcend admittingly offshores, sm
Your hypothesis is incorrect. MDI is a wholly independent subsidary of Transcend, therefore, they were not a part of the experiment to offshore to evaluate cost/benefit ratio that Transcend only tried for 90 days (I believe the evaluation process is not still ongoing).

I'll stick with MQ too!

just got a response from BLS....

their MAXIMUM line rate is $.05 gross line...... so much for that.

In response to you.....
Actually I just had my husband come and read the these posts. He is laughing HIS ____ off!! We know how much we make. It still blows my mind some people actually think this is not possible. Maybe you would not be ROFLYBFAO if you actually got some initiative and pounded pavement to get an account like mine. :)

Did you ever get a response...sm

I have not heard anything back. 

Thank you for your response...(sm)

What kind of platform do you type on?  Is it strictly internet based or do you have to have C-phone, extra phone line or other equipment? 

Thanks Again!

No Response From Them
I sent them a note and told them I was interested, but wanted to know what the company name was.  Haven't heard back.  Will certainly write this one off as mysterious.
You actually got a response?
It took them a month before I heard anything after I quit. Until then, however, I was still getting the emails and such. They will send you shipping labels for the equipment.
Response to Asking
As far as I can tell from the paperwork I received,
it didn't look like they did medical, just legal and general, but I could be wrong. Let me know if you decide to go ahead with them. I'd be interested in knowing how they are to work for.
Thank you very much for the response.
Thank you so much for your response
am very concerned about my future there.  I have decided to leave, but am very nervous because I have no income to fall back on.  I want to work for a company that is not so strict on scheduling, will let me type extra, and I need medical benefits.  I have lots of experience. This is a tough one.  I wish MQ would not have changed, I used to love it there. 
You have no clue what my background in. I have years of acute care experience. I've also had my own accounts and had IC's work for me. HyperType's QA people had absolutely no problems with my work. The owner wanted me to stay. Tech support had no problems with me, and I basically had no problems with them. The problems with HyperType are solely due to how the company is run. And yes, I was one of their top producers. So, don't make assumptions that people are just full of sour grapes or pissed someone off. There were legitimate reasons why I left HyperType. I'm not going to state all the details here. I did state some positive facts about HyperType, by the way.

Not every company is a good fit for each MT. Explain why the majority of MTs working for HyperType choose to work such minimal lines per pay period. If HyperType was so wonderful, had so much work, if the platform was wonderful, if the work created such great line counts, everyone would be working tons of hours for them each week -- not so.
Thank you for response....LM....

.....Could you tell me how flexible they are when it comes to putting you on accounts?  My absolute favorites are Radiology first and then Neurology second.  These are the accounts I would want to do.  I absolutely detest OPs and would not want to do these at all.  Would they be able to put me on the account I want?  Also, what is their pay rate? 

I too have worked in the hospital setting and at-home with several different companies.  I was happy with my first at-home company (Edix n.k.a. Spheris) until they sold the company and everything changed.  Since leaving them I have been working (if that's what you can call it) with InfoPro as an IC.  The work is never there ( example:  I only made $6,000 last year).  I won't get a paycheck this pay period because there hasn't been any work available.  I absolutely cannot make it like this and desperately need to find another job.  One that I know I will have the work available and also one that I know I will be typing what I like and not have to force myself to try to type what I don't like. 

My only problem is that I don't have a DAC-126 or C-Phone. 

Thank you again for your information and help, it is greatly appreciated.

My response is below.