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RE: Petition

Posted By: ML on 2007-04-02
In Reply to: Petition to keep medical records from going overseas! - ConcernedMT

I signed the petition because I know firsthand how outsourcing has affected my job.  I have lost over 5 accounts and losing my last one due to India.  I have just been offered a position to go back in my field of billing that I did 12 years prior to the four I have done in transcription.  I am not at all eager to go back into the office, but I have no choice.  This field was wonderful four years ago with so much work that my head spin, but now there is nothing all because of Nationals and outsourcing because they- DR- saw a cheap way out thinking that this was better.  In fact, from what I hear, it is worse with all the editing.  Such a shame this field has gone to the DOGS!!





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Thank you for starting this! I have been thinking of doing the same, but did not know how to go about it. You are terrific! I signed it and sent the link to everyone I could think of. This is awesome. Let us keep our fingers crossed (not while typing) that it works!
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Regarding Petition Post

I wrote to an official in office, a few days ago, about out-sourcing.  Trust me there are many concerned people who do not know about personal information going off United States soil.  Anyway, here is the response I received back just today.  MTs, we have to stick together and stay strong on this one!  There may be hope yet.

Greetings,  Thanks for taking the time to contact me regarding your concerns about out-sourcing medical records beyond our country's borders.  I appreciate you bringing this important issue to my attention.  I will forward your very valid concerns for consideration. We have a responsibility to protect personal information and medical records.  So many loopholes!!!!!  Thank you again and have a Happy and Holy Easter Season.  Mauree G.

She also sent me a second E-mail asking that we keep this topic alive in our field.  We can do this.  Yes we can!  Write to your state representatives.  Trust me they don't know what is going on, but they do listen.  I pointed out that if we work from home in the U.S. that we also save our earth.  We are not using gas to travel to other jobs, ect.  There are many, many valid issues here.  Just take a few minutes and type out a quick note to your representatives. 

Petition Post
I agree with all you have said and I do value your opinion. I just thought I would give it a shot. Maybe if enough of us stand up and shout someone with the right amount of $$$$ will hear us. I have also spoken with an attorney who knows others with $$$$ who promised to spread the word. I just cannot sit by and do nothing. I need to know that I gave it my best shot. Wish some big media company would pick up our story and carry on with this fight. I was wondering if there are any New York MTs here? The wife of an official running seems to have great concerns in regards to healthcare issues. I think this would make a great topic for debate in the upcoming elections.
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I just went to it to see how many signatures there are. There are a LOT. The only problem I see is all the "Annonymous" signatures. That makes the petition less powerful, and if I were the one receiving it, I would have to wonder just how many times a single person could sign it as "Annonymous". So show some chutzpah, people! A lightning bolt is not going to come out of the sky and strike you down simply for signing your name to a petition. This is America, remember? Please use your NAMES, not a cop-out.
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Petition to keep medical records from going overseas!
If you have concerns about losing your job to offshore transcription companies, please sign this petition, http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/medrecords.  Ask your friends and family to sign it if they have concerns about their private information being sent overseas.  If they don't want their medical records sent offshore for transcription, ask them to sign it too.  Its going to all of the big-wigs in DC, and the sooner the better.  If we all stand up together, we can fight offshoring in our industry (some?), save our jobs, and protect our private information!  http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/medrecords
We should start a petition, sign it, and send it to AAMT, and all other associations
who are making plans for our future...