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I would not work without my production software, including spellcheck sm

Posted By: shipaddict on 2008-02-21
In Reply to: You know, people are totally spoiled now - OMG!

I think it's great that you were able to do this work in the conditions that you did. But times have changed and we have technology to make us more accurate and more productive, so why not use them??

I have several pieces of software that I use, and if I was offered a job that wouldn't allow me to use any one of them, I would flat out refuse it. i have found the combination that works best for me, and if they can't be flexible to get the best work out of me as possible, then I don't need to work for them!!

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Here is a novel idea. Use your spellcheck software
begin with.
What is the best medical spellcheck software?
I am currently looking into medical spellcheck and medical dictionary.  Does anybody have suggestions as to what is the best and most comprhensive?
Free? As in, free trial? Otherwise, I don't think you'll find a spellcheck software that's
Including refusing to work effective now? nm
I had to work without a spellcheck for a few weeks once.. .
We couldn't get it loaded onto my computer and it was miserable. I looked up everything because I was so worried about spelling something wrong. If you are paid on production, I would tell them no thanks! Even if you have good reference books, it will take up a lot of time. I hope they can figure out a way to get a spellcheck on your computer! Good luck!
Spellcheck! I would NEVER turn in work without running it - sm
The benefit is it will catch things you don't. As for it underlining the words, just leave them and run the spell check, it is probably faster to do it that way (at least for me it is), and running it does not take more than 20 seconds generally unless you have a really long report. The few times I have had to re-do or paste in someone's report into mine for an addendum I have run into non-spellchecked reports, plain and simple they were not good.
Thanks. I'm sick that PRD may not work. Stedman's new spellcheck looks like it will



Spellcheck is shift F9 in Meditech. SH should work also. nm
I work Friday-Tuesday including 8 hours each Sat and Sunday.
I like it a lot, but don't think I could do three 12-hour days in a row, no matter which days they are. Someone must have done it successfully or they wouldn't be offering it, though, so go for it and Good Luck!
work production
In my experience it's any work that has repetitive information, normals/macros etc that you can insert into the reports over and over again.  A lot of my docs have pretty much the same physical exam for example, so I'm not retyping it over and over again.
No way I would work and put my production in anyones hands! sm
Your production should be verifable to you at all times period. Wouldn't trust company nor the hospital as I have been cheated before. Cannot verify, cannot work in my book. Look for another job.
We are nothing to them. The fact we work on production never enters their minds.
I was "let go" for not meeting production. Tough to do when there is NO WORK!!! EVER!!!!

I work for an agency, type for a major hospital - no hourly wage - just production. nm
Vianeta...does anyone work with this software?
AND - most foot pedals need software to work. $$$

Use your mouse and keep going back as another poster said.  It is time consuming, but you'll be surprised at finding that something you thought you didn't understand will become crystal clear after listening to it over and over.  :)

When I tested, I kept having to going back and back and then I suddenly realized that the word I could not figure out, "Whameetig" was the word "vomiting."

Good luck!!!

Actually, it is retranscribing from scratch, because the software is so crappy. Same work, sm

less money.

It's your work flow that's such a drag, not you or your software. Wow! Sounds like an
Ask the techs where you work. Probably software issue with their program. nm
Does anyone know of a good free antivirus software that will work with -sm
windows XP.  I currently have AVG but I am not happy with that.  Thanks. 
once you use Express scribe to program it should work with any USB compatible software too.


Curiously I was told by Sylvan Software this a.m. that IT WILL work with Chartscipt - sm
The only thing is I could not get them to specific it would work with Chartscript.net. They would only say Chartscript, claiming they were told by the developer it would work. I get very frustrated with these companies selling products they know nothing about.
Yeah, you're right. Who cares who licenses your software? Heck, I use all pirated software anyw

why pay for anything, right?

Except that is AGAINST THE LAW!!!

A friend of mine got one and she is finding that some of her software, specifically her ISP software
If u need server software, try guild ftp. If just user software
then try cuteftp, coffeecupftp, or wsftp. They don't charge a line rate and I believe guildftp server software is still free.
You are right, it is not the norm at first, but including myself and many others that I know
personally, we do make around 100 or more per day working for a national. It is very possible! You just gottah look.
I still don't understand how someone can have so many years experience, be on the same system, and make less than 175 lines per hour. I don't understand.

Maybe they are not typing fast enough or know enough terms, is all I can think of.

I've switched jobs in the past few months and started off slow, but now up to approximately 200 lph - came from a job where I did 350 lph on WP5.1 and now on an internet platform. I don't kill myself everyday working either.

it usually is......including lottery...sm
one has a better chance of getting hit by lightning than winning a lottery...any lottery.....there is a 1 in 14 million chance of winning THE lottery....and a much smaller chance of getting hit by lightning, at least in Florida....*lol*
I personally know of about 5 or 6, including myself, although I'm sure there are more out there..
....but probably not a LOT more! 8-)

Including, unfortunately, our government. nm
I am not understanding- is that including
our changing, adding, etc. to get the finished report? in other words - if a VR report starts at 87 before our editing, and we have to put in say 3 extra lines, does it still stay at 87 when all is finished? Thanks.
your whole family needs counseling - including you. nm
Most veterinarians I know (including specialists) ...sm

hand write their notes on charts or have preset templates for things like procedures that the doctor inserts data into to make a printed report.  My dog sees a dermatologist and it only takes him about 2 minutes to send a note through this latter means to her regular vet, and my cat has seen a gastroenterologist who used a preset template when they did an ultrasound on her abdomen when she sent the report to the regular vet. 

Due to the expense I would say you'd have a better chance of trying to obtain some work through a specialist veterinarian, but I would think it would be a minimal amount of dictation.   Good luck on the search!

If your contract does not have including spaces sm
you can attach an addendum to it to read "9 cents per 65 character line including spaces" and sign it, mail to them and have the owner sign it and send you a copy of the signed contract. If they won't do that, it probably is without spaces and they didn't want to tell you.

My rent, alone, is $1400. Including sm
utilities and everything else, probably about $3600, and I live alone.
About 8.5 cpl 65 characters including spaces. nm
I wish she had taken the $99k including the Harley deal!
She started getting too greedy!
Yes, but every profession, including journalists,
have their own set of rules that they use.  I used to know the Associated Press book of style but that was many years ago.  But since journalists always use pleaded, I am just that is one of the AP style rules.  It is really quite fascinating.  Like when referring to the president, the first time they would say President Bush, but subsequent references to him would be Mr. Bush.  Also, you never, never, never call someone a suspect  without throwing that word ALLEGED in there.
Happy Father's Day to ALL including...nm

I pay .108 cpl, full benefits including PTO. sm
I do not have high turnover but have had accounts stolen out from under me by offshore MTSOs charging 8 to 10 cpl. I can't raise rates because no one will pay them. I am not unhappy, just realistic that the AHDI and their support of offshore companies has made the smaller MTSOs in the USA suffer greatly.

I have employees not ICs and know how to schedule. 4 MTs that were to work did not so I picked up the slack. I was not complaining, just stating facts of why the industry is going downhill.
I can't end my document without running spellcheck. Yes, the incorrect spellings are underlined, but I don't always go back right then and correct them. But, when I end my document, spellcheck runs automatically. Even if it didn't, I'd run it just to be sure! Have a wonderful day!!!
Need help with spellcheck, please!
Does anyone know how to do this:   When in Windows Explorer, when you select say five documents to open, to have them all spellchecked as they open?  I have tried to find this information, but haven't been able to do so and have also tried to create a macro to do it.  Any help would be greatly appreciated.  Thanks much and Happy Holidays!
I mean ALT S (not Alt-C) will be spellcheck hot key
That is what your spellcheck is for. (nm)
Try F7 (brings you to top of page), Ctrl F1
Why do you need your spellcheck so BADLY?
This makes sense, thank you.
Just like poster below... Buy and stock it with as much as you can, including toiletries.
That's just not true... I make 16/hr PLUS incentive, including
no play naive; we all know, including you, that she was only being funny
Yes people can be rude here, including yourself. You just called
I've been in MT for 25 years, including management, and never
Basic 4 report types are acute care reports, which are op notes, H&Ps, consults, and discharge summaries.