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Posted By: ?? on 2008-03-08
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anything. Do you get emails? You posted your own resume, and you can delete and modify that on your own so I'm guessing it's something different. Why didn't I ever have to sign up for anything?

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I don't recall

a step between MRC and TL, but then I may be blocking the whole unpleasant next eight years.  It just got worse and worse and the final straw was Philips and being forced to become an employee, with a simply horrid manager. 

When I started with MRC I worked in the office, which was about 4 miles 1-way from home and I either biked or walked.  I was pretty fit that couple of years.  TL moved the operation to swankier offices several miles farther away and across a major highway, thus putting an end to my bicycling.  I tried to work in the TL office, but they were just way too starchy and corporate for most of us MC people (no denim, no tennis shoes, no talking, blah, bhal, blah).  I remember a welcoming speech given by their office manager to all us boat people they had just acquired.  She spoke with her hands so much (a sort of Babs Streisand affectation - two-inch acrylic nails and all) that I could hardly keep from laughing.  Shortly after that I went home to work. 

I do miss knowing the people I work with and for.  TL had an online company bulletin board but it was pointed out that this was for chat, but for official use only.  MQ had that horrible e-mail system where you had to check daily for bulletins.  Trouble was, I would have to spend 20 minutes a day sorting through all their self-promotional garbage to get to anything that actually pertained to me. 

What a walk down memory lane!



I don't recall asking for advice (more)
and I don't really need a lecture from you about my finances. You assumptions about my situation could not be farther from the truth.

I'm not going to defend myself or make corrections to your incorrect assumptions. You seem to be very happy on your pedestal and God forbid anyone should choose to do things in a way that displeases you. I think it's pretty funny that you would get "burned up" by something that an anonymous person posted on the Internet.

I'm glad for you that you have nothing but luck going for you. Maybe you'll get to buy my car when I'm done with it!
There is one on MTChat, but I don't recall her name. nm
Long ago, and just can't recall, but here is their hp..

GOOD LUCK! javascript:editor_insertHTML('text','');
Diamond Pet Food Recall sm
check out their website if you use this brand.  dog and cat food recalled.  Dozens of dogs have died, others ill. 
Cannot recall password for Windows :(

PC crashed so I pulled out the old PC from years ago.  But, I cannot recall my password.  Can I get around this somehow?  I am lost without my puter :(. 


As I recall, ONLY after you've been there for a set length of time.
Yes. But per Vera, that's wrong, if I recall correctly. SM
There are apparently about 10 zillion people who think that if you use a slang spelling or term long enough, you legitimize it. Sigh. There's no reason for that to ever be one word until such time it's marketed under that brand name. You can find LOTS of stuff on Google, and if there were 10,000 people who misspelled a term, there would be 10,000 hits on it -- and it would still be misspelled.
I only have single coverage with them. but as I recall from the literature it was about
$500 a month or so, maybe a little less. Give them a call or e-mail and I am sure they will tell you.
If I recall, you should be able to pull up all the supporting documents sm
to review, not just the summary page.  I always back it up by doing the old pencil, paper, calculator method just to be sure.
I don't recall saying I 'don't research' blanks.
is exactly what this portion of this thread is about. I never leave a blank until all avenues of finding the answer have been exhausted, which includes leaving a blank and continuing on with the report, as sometimes the answer can be found further down in the same report.

And here's another problem: sometimes the answer to the blank presents itself in the next report, or several reports down the line. By then the 'offending' report with said blank in it has already been sent and cannot be retrieved. If already-type reports could be retrieved and fixed by the original person that typed them a few minutes to an hour later, it would save a tremendous amount of time for all concerned: MTs, QAs, and the doctor waiting for the report that is languishing in a QA backlog.
Probably 2 weeks and if i recall it will be on a Friday for Federal.
She has explained it before - lots of expanders if I recall correctly.
I believe it - I to make great line counts in a few hours, but have to work in 2-3 hour periods, take a break, and go back later for 2-3 more hours.

If I sit here all day, I am not productive. It works for me.
If I recall, there used to be a Short Form Schedule C you could file sm
if you grossed less than $2500.
I've always liked Doug, my husband looks similar; I don't recall whom I saw/liked first though
Yes, it should. As I recall, Express Scribe plays .dss files..sm
and that's what Olympus files usually are, but you can double check because some Olympus players also use .WMA files, I believe. Express Scribe plays nearly any file, but it should list on download website what all it will play.
No specific one that I can recall. Sorry. But I was running Google searches on the person,
and the same company kept popping up "run search online" everywhere! They had several options - $9.95 or $19.95 or a super-duper $49.95 one.  I went with the cheapest one, and even that was worth it. Though the $49.95 would surely be tempting....
Bausch & Lomb ReNu recall - fungal eye infections
I don't recall mentioning couches or TV-watching! Net-surfing is okay if one can't sleep, bu
most of the "fun" time I'm talking about is traveling to other countries, mountain biking, surfing, figure skating, skiing, and running, in addition to community events, reading, painting and drawing (some work was published), music, swimming, writing and sewing, just to mention a few.
I am sorry but you must have me confused with someone else.
I don't cherry pick.  However, I am very interested in increasing productivity.  If you have something to say along those lines that would be more helpful.  Thank you and have a blessed day.
I am sorry but you must have me confused with someone else.
I don't cherry pick.  However, I am very interested in increasing productivity.  If you have something to say along those lines that would be more helpful.  Thank you and have a blessed day.
WAIT A SECOND.....someone is contradicting themselves here by saying MQs debts are not high either - HELLO! What is all this talk then about what they owe in legal fees?
Confused about
Is it just me or did NM just answer her own post above?  sm nm? two people?  one person?
I think that you have that confused. A gameport is 15 pin, or db15 and a serial port is 9 pin, or db9. This is important to know when troubleshooting the problem. javascript:editor_insertHTML('text','');

I'm confused...
On what basis/grounds would a college have to sue someone who opens a transcription school? I know that the US has gone to the dogs but...uh...I don't think a college has any legal recourse towards someone for opening a school.

I don't mean to be mean, but you sound kind of flakey.
This is where I get confused.
An instinct is an inborn tendency.  If you have the instinct to be gay, you are gay.  Whether you act on that or not isn't the point.  It says somewhere in the Bible that thinking of the sin is as bad as doing the sin.  Not acting out as a homosexual doesn't make you not gay. 
You are confused...

it's happening before your eyes and you cant see it.



A little confused...
What does failing a test have to do with technology. You obviously were able to transcribe the dictation because you had to have submitted a test in order for it to be scored. No, they don't take off for taking your time unless they specify that you must complete test by X time. It's the quaility of the work that you type that counts. If you've been doing this for as long as you say...what's the problem?

Every company has some sort of platform. Are you hoping to find a company that allows you to use a typewriter?
I just visited their website. If you click on "jobs" it states that MTs get 2 weeks paid vacation and sick time which accumulates immediately after hire and that MTs can make from .06 to 0.12 a line.

BUT, if you look at the employee handbook (which MTs have to read and sign), it states that MTs make between .06 and .075 a line and that you have to work for them for a year before accruing any time off.
I'm confused
I would like to help, but I don't understand the question at all.  I think all the pay rates you have mentioned sound good.    Not sure about the benefits.   Benefits was THE deciding factor in the job I took.
I am confused by the fact that you can be an employee, work 8 hours/day for five days, Monday through Friday, and not be compensated for OT if working more, i.e weekends.   In the "real" work world you are required to get OT if over 40 hours.  I do not understand how this plays out as being okay.   Help me understand.
Now I am confused....
I get no benefits, no taxes withheld, so how exactly am I an employee?  If my husband does contract work for one company for the year he is still a contractor. 
Personally, I enjoy working at home. There are plenty of companies out there that you can work from home for. I would just really push the hospital about getting you set up at home. Tell your boss you cannot work OT and that is that. You have another job. Tell her if she wants you to work to pay you extra and that you would be losing more money by working for them on OT than working for your other co. (I would definitely play the $$ part). Sometimes then they will give extra incentives. If not i would go over her head!
Need help, so confused
I use short cut for windows as an expander.  Today was the first time I ever checked the statistics.  When I divide the total characters, including those put in by short cut, then divide by 65, my line count is 2415, (which is about what I used to do on my old job) if I take the total characters only transcribed, not the ones inserted by short cut, I get 1611 lines.  The line counting program for my job gives me 1600 lines, does this mean that I am not getting compensated for anything put in my shorthand?  If that is the case, then this is really discouraging and maybe I need to stop using my shortcut?  Can anyone tell me if I am figuring this incorrectly.  Any info will be greatly appreciated.  Thank you in advance
What do you think the issue is then.  My friend transcribed a report in Courier New 12 and got a line count.  She then highlighted the same report and changed the font to Times New Roman 12, and she said that the lines were half of what the Courier New 12 was.  I'm confused.  She is totally new to this company, and I think she is being ripped off.  She said that she figured she made $348.00 for working last Saturday and Sunday at 8 cents a 65-character with spaces line count.  She found out today that she only made $174.00.  Any explanation?
Not as confused....sm
Thanks! I'll look into both options. Dragon looks more affordable. The others look very pricy for a one-man-band. I'm making calls now to see. :)
More confused.
Keystrokes wants me to have one, they are going to supply it and it is worth $500. I can't imagine why I would need to have one. It takes forever to get emails back from them so I thought I'd ask here before I spend time emailing them.
I'm confused....
Why is it on every post on this board someone feels the need to start an argument? I am not a MTSO, I am one person, looking to bring on another person for this account. This account will pay 14 cpl. I don't see where there is any bashing going on here.
I guess I am confused. I have read on the board where I guess some services pay minimum wage no matter what your line count is.  I just think this sounds weird.  Again, to me you get paid for what you actually produce.  I am just wondering, as I begin a new position next week with a MTSO.
Really Confused now
So why am I getting a 1099 that doesn't show my company paying anything at all? I'm paying all my taxes every year.
Is the 865 for a 40 hour week or 80 hour pay period? One place you say a full 40 hours and then you say it is a biweekely paycheck.
I was frustrated by those complaining about making $20/hr not someone, who doesn't have a job. I don't blame you for being unhappy, and I wouldn't blame you for complaining. I am sure I would be too if I didn't have a job either.

I am employee, in answer to your question. I also pay for my own equipment, references, phone, internet, and utilities. Yes I get insurance and retirement, but that is why I get paid less than IC.

I guess I don't know what to say about not being able to find a job. I would think with the number of openings you see posted on mtjobs.com and on here, there might be something, but I could be wrong. I am sorry for the situation you have been put in. The economy is very hard right now.
No offense to Jay Vance, but he's been very involved with those pushing outsourcing from the get-go, now known as AHDI. So are you saying that now he's severed his connection to AHDI and is now following a more benevolent inner light or what? I'd like an explanation for this apparent contradiction before I join anything proposed by Jay Vance, CMT.

Here is a link that might refresh some memories: http://mtresources.org/?page_id=2
confused is confused and I sent her sm
two notes telling her she had the wrong person but since she has ripped into me she doesn't have the decency to apologize for her mistake. I guess hse is hiding now!
I'm confused now
I'm trying to figure out why you need a splitter at all for your foot pedal? I have 2 foot pedals- one came as a USB, which I just plug into any available USB port. The other requires a converter that takes it from- I believe it's a 9-pin- game controller to a USB, a piece, incidentally, that I had to get from Radio Shack as most places don't carry them.

Maybe that's what you need. If so, let me know and I'll track mine down and see I can't find the part number off it for you.
Ms. perfect? Confused? SM
Watch out, now you have really insulted her!! 
Okay, I am REALLY confused now..I'm not an imposter at all... I am me
are you talking about me or her?  seriously
I am a little confused by your post....what do you mean by it does not - sm
fit into your speakers? The player is on your desktop and will play the sound either from your computer speakers or a set of headphones through the headphone jack on the front or back of your CPU. I don't think there is a connection between the footpedal and the speakers, and no one in a store is probably going to be able to help you with regards to your footpedal. If you have the right footpedal for your version of Bytescribe (I use the 9-pin) it should work fine, if not maybe your sound is set on mute, try checking your settings.
Hahaha -- I'm confused on who I was even
talking to...you or the one who answered below!!

Oh well, I think we all got each other's points!!

Confused about Rad Rates
Is the trend for radiology now going to per line rates?  Love doing radiology and trying to find PT but afraid to give up the basic 4 that I do now.  Most posts for radiology nowadays advertise 7-8 cents per line.  Isn't that a lot low as compared to per report at 1.10-1.50 as I see some rad trans getting?  There are are a couple of ads on the job board I would fit my equipment and time schedule but not at the rates they are willing to pay.
Okay, I confused myself. Sorry very tired-sm
Misread something in an archived post about a doctor who stated fluctuance but was actually meaning flocculence and thought that it was pertaining to a wound. Fluctuance is definitely correct in regards to a wound and, as you stated, flocculent would pertain to something such as urine. Also, my medical dictionary is a Dorland's. Is Stedman's better?