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what has happened to work ethic - Posted By: msbeanctr

When one speaks of using macros, trying to type faster, using reference materials online/electronically, or just having a secluded, uncluttered area in which to type without distractions, why do the claws come out...We want more money and flexible hours, but we are not willing to invest....Whassup widat!  (aka IWUVMEJOB)

Grrrrrr!!!!!!! - Posted By: J1

See, this is what **** me off - they consider MT a [quote]good way to earn extra income in your spare time[endquote]


http://jobs.aol.com/articles/2009/03/30/7-great-side-jobs-for-extra-cash/?ncid=AOLCOMMjobsDYNLprim0001&icid=webmail|wbml-aol|dl4|link3|http%3A%2F%2Fjobs.aol.com%2Farticles%2F2009%2F03%2F30%2F7-great-side-jobs-for-extra-cash%2F%3Fncid%3DAOLCOMMjobsDYNLprim0001



Black cherry juice - Posted By: Arthritis help

Is black cherry juice good for arthritis?


 


Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!




Obama's new task force - Posted By: mt

Maybe if all of us posted something here about medical transcription jobs being sent overseas, it could help? I'm not exactly sure if this would be the right place, but I think I'm going to write something about it. Have a nice weekend! :)

http://www.whitehouse.gov/strongmiddleclass/

ExText-sore thumb - Posted By: Workaholic

Does anybody have trouble with a sore left thumb from doing speech recognition in ExText? I have been doing it now for 5 months and have constant pain in my thumb. Just wondered if there was a better way of doing it.



Benefits with part-time employment? - Posted By: USAmt

DOes anyone know of any companies that offer bennies with part-time?

I am becoming obsolete! - Posted By: Amy

I have been a Transcriptionist for 18+ years, the last 12 for a large hospital. About a year ago, "they" changed the definition of a line so that it was much harder to make incentive. They said they had been figuring the line wrong and that they were now going with industry standards. They have never been very specific about how a line is counted, but we did go from a 70 to a 65 space line. We currently get paid hourly plus incentive. We are now waiting to hear if we are getting outsourced, with the possibility of working for that company, or if they will keep us themselves and just pay per line, and you can bet they will pay us as little as possible. I work in-house, and they no longer want to take into consideration downtime, even though we have to answer phones and troubleshoot for doctors!


I completely understand transcription is changing, largely due to voice recognition and other computer advances. If they said they were paying us less because of that, rather than trying to make us produce more for less pay, we would all appreciate the honesty rather than trying to make us look and feel bad. I am good at what I do, but I guess I am becoming obsolete!



MT being touted on GMA - Posted By: anon

At least she didn't make it sound like it's an easy job anyone can do.  Too bad she didn't mention that getting hired will be difficult and you must be an interpreter to get the job done. 

Anyone on the high speed internet that has found it just crawling along for some reason. All of a - Posted By: MT

sudden my just goes into web sites at a crawl and my computer is fine and modem seems fine.  No clue what is going on. 

ABCZ - Posted By: TRED

Anyone use ABCZ Expander glossary?  I am a new at home MT and thinking about purchasing it.  Is it helpful and how does it work?



Going rate for rad per report? TIA NM - Posted By: anon

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Ok, all you computer geeks, try this one - Posted By: Needing assistance

Just bought a new monitor this morning- I had to have because other 1 had messed up. I have bought a 19 inch wide TFTLCD monitor- and what that means is my words are very small and spread out too much across the page. My question to you is is there a really easy way that I would not have to rebuild my whole computer in order for this to be where I can sorta see the screen this morning without having to strain. TIA!

Professionalism in America... - Posted By: tia

What happened to professionalism in America?  Have I been at home in my pajamas too long?  Everywhere I go, every business, etc. I have come across people who are just so unprofessional looking.  Dropping my child off at school the other day, a delivery man got out of his truck looking sloppily dressed.  Uniform shirt was dirty, untucked with belly hanging out.  This is not seen only in men in delivery positions or blue collar workers.  It is seen everywhere.  Offices have gone to casual wear.  What happened to the crisp clean uniforms and nice dressed women in offices?  When I worked outside the house, even when we did have a "casual day" it still was somewhat professional looking (no athletic shoes).  Don't you think this contributes to laziness on the job?  Wouldn't you rather be served by someone clean looking and bright than not?  Do supervisers of these positions accept this look?

Voice recognition - Posted By: mtinmt

Well, well, well...I just got the phone call from my company today telling me the "Exciting News" about switching to voice recognition.  Yippeee!!!  Even better - my pay now goes from 10 cpl to a whopping 3 cpl!!  Wow - maybe that means I'll be able to afford that brand new Escalade I've had my eye on .  Actually, I'll be lucky if I can afford to buy a loaf of bread after this change happens in March.  We're all on a rapidly sinking ship - she's going down.  My question is what seems to be the going rate for voice recognition?  I feel like I'm living in India - 3 cpl!  That's the thanks I get for 10 years of experience.  Reduced to a third-world country wage...

Has anyone used an external Sound Blaster device? - Posted By: me

I'm not sure what the name of it is, but you connect to it via USB.  It costs $50.00 and says the sound quality is significantly better than standard sound cards,  you can transfer cassettes and LPs to MP3 files, ....  My main concern is I want an increase in sound quality of my wav files. 


Just wondering if the sound quality is really that much better.  I have notebook computers and the PC cards are $100.00.  I was thinking this might be a substitute for the PC card. 


 



Medical Malpractice lawyer work - Posted By: really curious

I've read here before about some MTs who work for RNs transcribing their notes for medical malpractice lawyers, particularly in So Cal.  If anyone out there can give me more info such as need, what to charge, how to find, etc, I would be so grateful---I'm an MT/editor/quality auditor with 10 years' experience needing to make more money out of my skills.


Thanks!



What to do - Posted By: anon

Hi all work at home doing MT for 2 companies  -  livinng situation is rent is $150 a month and "basic needs for someone in his early 60s with MS  -- ie fixing meals, keeping kitchen clean etc  -- if I stay, he has the paperwork drawn up to where I get the house and even if he has to go to an ECF and sell the house, I would get a percentage   -- right now, ESTIMATED value of $200K  -- my decision is going "back home to the Midwest where family and a new granddaughter are or staying  - I have my flight "back" already to the tune of $41 for a one way ticket and REALLY not sure what to do  -- any advice?



Word Help--Firmin grade 3?? - Posted By: Happy w/digital

Patient with kidney cancer.  Sounds like "Firmin" grade 3???

Help on the word bord please - Posted By: romey

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animal update - Posted By: anon

i am the OP on thread below re CRUELTY CLARIFICATION and just wanted to say thank you to all who responded .... have not recently come across a such a large, and largely POLITE - WOW!!!!!! -- and informative group in a long time.  this information will stay with me for a long time and i plan to share it with others.  did not know how ignorant i was.  am not by any means a bleeding heart.  it's a tough world and you have to be tough -- but the way we apparently treat these animals in the year 2005 is PATHETIC, just pathetic, and there is simply no need for it. 


to those who say 'but this is a consumer-driven industry," yep you are right, but you know what?  consumers like to be INFORMED.  we don't like to feel that someone or some entity is trying to pull a fast one on us, and i STRONGLY feel that if every child in america -- and the child's uninformed parents and grandparents -- KNEW the real deal, the pressure would be on IMMEDIATELY and things would change in the industry faster than martha stewart's gonna get out of her ankle bracelet.  Before anyone says Yeah but there goes the economy, well i don't think so because if i knew that i could get chix at the store from happy chickens versus what we are 'offered' now, as well as happy cow meat (look at how successful the California dairy industry has been on their little ad campaign, hmmmmm?) vs what we have now, i'd be willing to pay more.  not double, but more!  i think anyone except the poorest of the poor would, too.  and the same government that is subsidizing the cruel farm animal conditions could subsidize the poor for their better quality meat, instead. 


anyway, those are my thoughts.  i really really appreciate all of you smart people telling me something i didn't know, and that's no bull.  great big kudos to all of you who kept the thread polite, too.  'night.



anyone know much about C&C transcription TIA - Posted By: kl

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health insurance - Posted By: kims

I'm currently employed by a local hospital but am considering taking a job as an independent contractor, but I would need health insurance. Can anyone recommend any good health insurance companies for someone who is self-employed?

Acusis - Posted By: laid off MT

Where have all the laid off Acusis MTs gone?  I mean to a different company?

anyone feel weird working at home all the time? - Posted By: like an alien in public...

Who smiles at everyone way too much and tries too hard to make conversation? 

foot pedal - Posted By: janett

Never worked with wav player before. would a lanier foot pedal work with express scribe program (as a foot pedal) instead of the million $$$ one that I can't afford.  Downloaded program but "Hot Keys" on keyboard is making me nuts.  Need advice.  Thanks.



Need som information.. - Posted By: SM

I would like to start doing things in my own area, get my accounts, etc.  I just do not know where to start.  Do I type up an "introductory" letter and send them to doc offices?  What kind of equipment is the easiest to do this "internet based?"  I have A LOT of questions.  If someone could email me, I would really appreciate it!! 


 


Thanks 



Reports - Posted By: mt3

How many lines does 25 reports yield, approximately, anywhere in the range between 3 to 7 minutes long?


 



Could someone tell me if I am punctuating this sentence correctly? - Posted By: New job for me.

She had been complaining at that time of three weeks of diarrhea, which was watery one episode per day. 

Oregon salaries - Posted By: Patti

I am tired of being called a liar that I embelish my income, etc.  So I just called 10 MT's out here in Oregon that I have known for quite a while and they all hit between 45 and 60K this year.   Of course we do all the accounts that you a lot of you don't like to do which involve pick-up, delivery, printing, the smaller one to two doctor offices, being friendly and interactive with the staff.  And we keep our line charge lower that a lot of you like and some of you have told me that I am bringing the MT world down by working for this amount -- we all charge between 10.5 to 12.5 cpl using Sylcount.  Through all of this, and none of us work more than 45 hours per week -- me I am the highest, most work 30 to 35 hours, we have made the money and so I guess we are doing something right.  To those that say we are padding our incomes --I think you are all jealous and just don't have the umph to go out and do it.  And yes, we have ESL's and some work  hospital overflow, surgical center, Wound Clinic, clinics, psych reports.   There are other niches out there --ya gotta have the drive and the umph to go and get them.   

The MTStars FlashType software is the express property of Sh*ri St*adman and is not - Posted By: owned by Zeshan Ahmed. (sm)

The software build was contracted out to Zeshan Ahmed and purchased outright. Sh*ri St*adman has the proof of payment made as well as for the MTStars FlashCount and Spellchecker. Sh*ri sells the software on the ***.com website as it rightfully belongs to her.

word 2007 Help - Posted By: Debra

I am trying to get used to Word 2007. When I try to copy (CTL +C) and paste it will not paste with CTL + V. I have to use the mouse and click on the paste button. Any suggestions? Thanks.

Yes, I could be working today... - Posted By: unemployed

if I could find a job. I don't know how many applications I've sent out in the past three months. Two companies told me I was hired and would be sending out packets or contacting me for setup. Nope, nothing. How many times do I have to follow up? How disorganized can a business owner possibly be? When you tell someone you'll call them, do it! I guess I'll go fill out my foodstamps application since WalMart isn't hiring either.

Whoever posted the link for the Geek site...THANK YOU - Posted By: nwmt

  You don't know how hard it is to shop for my husband!  I've never seen that site before, but I found at least THREE things I could buy him for Christmas!  It's a miracle.

THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!!


         



EMR rant - lengthy - Posted By: HappyCat

Hey, everyone.  We have all been so worried about VR and India taking our jobs that I think we may have let something slip by that is so very much more dangerous. 


My uncle had to have a procedure at the local VA last week, which was an education in and of itself, but what was perhaps most interesting was that I was able to watch his doctor work with the VistA EMR system.  For those of you who are not aware, VistA is the EMR system the VA uses.  It was created by them for use throughout the VA system, and basically it is a click and choose transcription system, minus the transcriptionist.  It uses templates and normals, and if the doctor needs to add more specific information, they simply type it in.  As I sat there with my uncle and watched his doctor type a few words, click some boxes, ask some questions, and do a completed preop report in the time it would have taken him to dictate the darned thing, I was astonished.  It is a very slick system, very impressive to see up close and personal.  From the perspective of patient care, it is wonderful.  The doctor pulls up the report with a few clicks, the patient signs off on it with a little electronic signature pad, and a nurse approves the whole thing with a code.  Very slick. 


So why should this scare us?  Here is the kicker.  The VA/Government/Medicare system is giving this program away.  That is right, GIVING it away to any doctor who wants it.  The problem is that it is extremely difficult to install and set up for proper use, and hard to learn to use initially.  It is also hideously expensive, both for the equipment used to run it on and the installation, though for a large practice probably no more cost prohibitive than paying a team of transcriptionists (2-3) for a year.  Okay, now add to this equation that Medicare is encouraging doctors to learn and use this system, and the date 2014 has been thrown out there as a target.  Skeptics say that 2014 is not reasonable but I am not convinced.  Here is why.  I think we can all admit that the transcription workplace is most definitely not what it once was.  Part of the reason is that it is getting harder and harder to find decent, qualified transcriptionists.  I know there are many, many hard-working transcriptionists out there who know what they are doing and take pride in their work.  I also know that there are many folks out there who like to call themselves transcriptionists, people who think the job is nothing more than typing and see no need to further their educations and stay on top of things once they have obtained a job.  This is not a problem that is confined to our profession; many other areas of employment are suffering the same malady.  However, most other areas are able to weed out the bad seeds, if you will, before their business has been harmed and find the hard-working people they need after searching at length, but medical transcription is not one of these areas.  Because of the nature of the beast, the seriousness and responsibility of the job, if a Transcriptionist messes up people have the potential to die.  With wages decreasing over time and companies becoming more desperate to hire anyone who can type, experienced transcriptionists are moving away from the job, not being able to support themselves on the lousy wages companies are paying.  The dwindling experienced work force is being replaced by a new generation of transcriptionists whose only experience with doctors' offices is when they visit their own primary care physician.  They are educated online, and while there are some schools out there truly committed to producing qualified workers, most are fly-by-night operations.  This is why, in part, doctors are trying to find other avenues of getting the reports they need.  Two of the VR perks that are pushed by companies are cost reduction and accuracy.  The companies that are promoting VR are using our inaccuracies and poor performance to tout their new baby, and they are succeeding.  Because they still pay us a minimal pittance to edit the VR after it is dictated, the doctors never see the product beforehand and therefore are under the impression that we are, in fact, inept, and that VR is a much better system than using humans. 


Now, imagine this if you will.  Transcriptionists are already on the hot seat and so, when the government starts promoting its EMR VistA system, it appeals to doctors.  Not only does it eliminate the need for transcriptionists, it costs about the same overall as they are already paying in wages/fees.  It gives the doctor complete control over the reports they produce, and they have immediate gratification because in the time it takes them to dictate the report, it is finished and in front of them.  The impression one gets from reading all the articles and forum posts pertaining to transcription these days is that doctors are becoming frustrated with the services they are being provided, and are ripe for being swayed into something else that is more productive.  This is the perfect time for doctors to begin transitioning to EMR, and the proliferation of companies out there who have developed EMR systems is testimony to that fact. 


Do doctors look at the EMR as a potential end to the careers of tens of thousands of workers in the United States?  No, probably not.  They only look at how this is going to affect them, their practice and their patients.  Congress is supporting and pushing this initiative, as are certain presidential candidates.  The concept of losing this many workers to EMR is apparently not something they are concerned about.  Implementing this sort of system will make them look good, and the importance of image to politicians is a given. 


While there can be no doubt that outsourcing has hurt medical transcription, as has VR, I strongly believe that our biggest threat is coming from our own government.  I think the EMR system is, within the next 5-10 years, going to put 80% of transcriptionists out of business.  There will be holdouts, and I am sure not all types of reports will be producible from this system, but if a doctor is given a choice between paying for a transcriptionist to possibly do a report correctly and perhaps get that report back within 24 hours if all goes as it should, and using that same time they would be dictating to produce the report themselves, with very little actual work on their parts, which will they choose? 

I do not know if there are any answers to this problem.  I do not know if there is anything we can do to save our jobs.  There are so many problems in the transcription system that one would be hard-pressed to know where to even begin a revamping.  There are nay-sayers who think the EMR system will never get off the ground, and they may be right.  I hope they are.  However, unless something drastic happens, such as complete and total destruction of the computer-based infrastructure of the country, I fear that the EMR system will be the end of the profession we all love.  It is a gamble that was initiated many years ago by our own government, and it looks as though the pay-off will be exceptional for them but most definitely not for us. 

SUPER BOWL COUNT-DOWN! - Posted By: Fatty



Hey It's Me! - Posted By: Jodi

  Thanks for your concern.  Everything is going well.  I'm looking for a place to live and have an appointment on Tuesday.  I'm feeling fine.  We went to church on Sunday and Bible study last night.  He has stayed away except for a couple of late night calls.  I didn't know until after the most recent one that I could dial *57 to capture the call for the police.  That will help.  My court date is next Friday and I am trying to prepare.  I'm not afraid to see him, I just hope he doesn't throw any curveballs my way.  BTW, that wasn't me posting as "single mom".  I've actually been away from here as hard as that was.  My feelings were hurt and I don't need to cry over a stupid forum troll.  I'll keep in touch.  Thank you again for your thoughts and prayers.  J.

have any horseback riders here lost their nerve - Posted By: sm

after being hurt and got it back again?  i have no problem getting on as long as all goes well, but when my horse spooks or something i feel so danged unnerved, which is totally new to me after all these years.  does it just take time or should i hang it up? 



What's your favorite sing-along song when alone in your car? - Posted By: anon

Mine are Rose-Colored Glasses and Crazy by Patsy Cline.

ftp hosting - Posted By: Patti

need to lease space on an FTP for my clients to upload files,  just need something dependable


 



Which ones pull in the green? - Posted By: Money-maker accounts

Which ones are you gals/guys transcribing that you are able to do 200-300/hour?  I have condensed it down to ops and maybe radiology.  What are the most awesome expansion accounts in your opinion-copy and paste if you will!! 


Is there anybody transcribing this amount of lines on acute or multi specialty?  Specialty, a single specialty, I could believe.  Ops I can believe.  Haven't done rad so don't know.  What are the best "COPY AND PASTE" situations you know of? 



Deleting Bytescribe wav files (just recycle bin?) - Posted By: The B-S tech could not answer this question for me

Not much action on the Tech Board so I'm pasting my question here:    Bytescribe people told me that once you delete the wav files (Options/Clear File History), it only deletes them from the player but not from your hard drive.  I did a search for .wav files on my computer but none of those BS wav files come up, other than in the recycle bin.  Is that the only place they would wind up after deleting them from the player then and am I done with them for good at the Recycle Bin? Thanks in advance for anyone who can help with this.  (I still cannot believe the tech did not know where the files wound up.) 



Problem with MTSO - Posted By: Just Me

Have you ever worked for someone who seemed to be mentally unstable?? I recently had a very strange experience with a business owner who told me many things about her, including that, in the past, she has been diagnosed with several mental disorders by many psychiatrists/psychologists (i.e., bipolar, borderline personality disorder, ADHD, etc.)! She told me that she refuses to take any medications and only does self-help work for herself. Hindsight is always 20/20 and when I look back on things, I realize I should have proceeded with extreme caution with this person. The fact that she admitted all this to me in the first place seemed odd but, hey, I try not to judge others, as we all have our issues to deal with.

Anyway, I agreed to do some work for her. From the beginning, there was severe miscommunication and her instructions were very unclear. I only did one job for her, which was apparently not exactly what she wanted (whatever that was -- I still don't know). Then, out of nowhere, I started getting insulting, angry, hateful, threatening emails. These emails, quite frankly, scared me, as her behavior reminded me of someone with a case of severe road rage. She insulted my work, called me names, and told me she was not going to pay me! I told her I'd report her to the BBB if she refused to pay.

Well, she did pay me and I thought that was the end of that. However, I found out that she has been calling my past employers, telling them things about me that are not true. I am at a loss -- totally confused as to what I need to do about this person. I don't know if there is anything I can do other than to hope the problem goes away soon. Fortunately,this person lives in another state. If she lived in the same state I lived in, I'd be terrified.

Has anyone had this sort of thing happen to them? What did you do about it? What can I do?

TIA!

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To those below arguing politics... - Posted By: See Msg

Please dispute this.  I welcome it.  It seems like Bush's "lies" had lots of company, although those quoted below have washed their hands of their own comments.  How convenient.


 


    "One way or the other, we are determined to deny Iraq the capacity to develop weapons of mass destruction and the missiles to deliver them. That is our bottom line." President Clinton, Feb. 4, 1998

    "If Saddam rejects peace and we have to use force, our purpose is clear. We want to seriously diminish the threat posed by Iraq's weapons of mass destruction program."
    President Clinton, Feb. 17, 1998.


    "Iraq is a long way from [here], but what happens there matters a great deal here. For the risks that the leaders of a rogue state will use nuclear, chemical or biological weapons against us or our allies is the greatest security threat we face."
    Madeline Albright, Feb 18, 1998.


    "He will use those weapons of mass destruction again, as he has ten times since 1983."
    Sandy Berger, Clinton National Security Adviser, Feb, 18,1998.


    "[W]e urge you, after consulting with Congress, and consistent with the U.S. Constitution and laws, to take necessary actions (including, if appropriate, air and missile strikes on suspect Iraqi sites) to respond effectively to the threat posed by Iraq's refusal to end its weapons of mass destruction programs."
    Letter to President Clinton, signed by Sens. Carl Levin, Tom Daschle, John Kerry, and others Oct. 9, 1998


    "Saddam Hussein has been engaged in the development of weapons of mass destruction technology which is a threat to countries in the region and he has made a mockery of the weapons inspection process."
    Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D, CA), Dec. 16, 1998.


    "Hussein has ... chosen to spend his money on building weapons of mass destruction and palaces for his cronies."
    Madeline Albright, Clinton Secretary of State, Nov. 10, 1999.


    "There is no doubt that ... Saddam Hussein has reinvigorated his weapons programs. Reports indicate that biological, chemical and nuclear programs continue apace and may be back to pre-Gulf War status. In addition, Saddam continues to redefine delivery systems and is doubtless using the cover of a licit missile program to develop longer-range missiles that will threaten the United States and our allies."
    Letter to President Bush, Signed by Joe Lieberman (D-CT), John McCain (Rino-AZ) and others, Dec. 5, 2001


    "We begin with the common belief that Saddam Hussein is a tyrant and a threat to the peace and stability of the region. He has ignored the mandated of the United Nations and is building weapons of mass destruction and the means of delivering them."
    Sen. Carl Levin (D, MI), Sept. 19, 2002.


    "We know that he has stored secret supplies of biological and chemical weapons throughout his country."
    Al Gore, Sept. 23, 2002.


    "Iraq's search for weapons of mass destruction has proven impossible to deter and we should assume that it will continue for as long as Saddam is in power."
    Al Gore, Sept. 23, 2002.


    "We have known for many years that Saddam Hussein is seeking and developing weapons of mass destruction."
    Sen. Ted Kennedy (D, MA), Sept. 27, 2002.


    "The last UN weapons inspectors left Iraq in October of 1998. We are confident that Saddam Hussein retains some stockpiles of chemical and biological weapons, and that he has since embarked on a crash course to build up his chemical and biological warfare capabilities. Intelligence reports indicate that he is seeking nuclear weapons..."
    Sen. Robert Byrd (D, WV), Oct. 3, 2002.


    "I will be voting to give the President of the United States the authority to use force-- if necessary-- to disarm Saddam Hussein because I b elieve that a deadly arsenal of weapons of mass destruction in his hands is a real and grave threat to our security."
    Sen. John F. Kerry (D, MA), Oct. 9, 2002.


    "There is unmistakable evidence that Saddam Hussein is working aggressively to develop nuclear weapons and will likely have nuclear weapons within the next five years ... We also should remember we have always underestimated the progress Saddam has made in development of weapons of mass destruction."
    Sen. Jay Rockerfeller (D, WV), Oct 10, 2002.


    "He has systematically violated, over the course of the past 11 years, every significant UN resolution that has demanded that he disarm and destroy his chemical and biological weapons, and any nuclear capacity. This he has refused to do"
    Rep. Henry Waxman (D, CA), Oct. 10, 2002.


    "In the four years since the inspectors left, intelligence reports show that Saddam Hussein has worked to rebuild his chemical and biological weap ons stock, his missile delivery capability, and his nuclear program. He has also given aid, comfort, and sanctuary to terrorists, including al Qaeda members ... It is clear, however, that if left unchecked, Saddam Hussein will continue to increase his capacity to wage biological and chemical warfare, and will keep trying to develop nuclear weapons."
    Sen. Hillary Clinton (D, NY), Oct 10, 2002.


    "We are in possession of what I think to be compelling evidence that Saddam Hussein has, and has had for a number of years, a developing capacity for the production and storage of weapons of mass destruction."
    Sen. Bob Graham (D, FL), Dec. 8, 2002.


    "[W]ithout question, we need to disarm Saddam Hussein. He is a brutal, murderous dictator, leading an oppressive regime ... He presents a particularly grievous threat because he is so consistently prone to miscalculation ... And now he is miscalculating America's response to his contin ued deceit and his consistent grasp for weapons of mass destruction ... So the threat of Saddam Hussein with weapons of mass destruction is real ..."
    Sen. John F. Kerry (D, MA), Jan. 23. 2003.



Medware - Posted By: joboffer

Anyone with information on Medware.  Would appreciate any input.  Thank you in advance.

Please help on Word board! - Posted By: Thank you! (nm)

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Need help on drug board please. TIA - Posted By: JoH

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Okay Y'all - what is the best ergo keyboard out there right now - not intersted in those really - Posted By: weird shaped ones - just a bit ergo Thanks nm

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Help plus someone - Posted By: SBC global DSL problems

Do you use the ethernet cable (yellow) one when using SBC DSL? Having a hard time getting tech (ESL's) to help with a problem. Just got new computer and SBC DSL?


Thanks for any explanations you can give me as to where the problem may lie.



If I work for a co. that mainly has VA hospitals, can you tell me what kind of work to expect. sm - Posted By: pj

Has been a long time since I have been an IC,so I forget what to expect from VA accounts. Will you enlighten me?