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Whoa there

Posted By: MTmtmt on 2007-07-09
In Reply to: What kind of legal recourses do I have? - Furious....

If she did contact them, that's a breech of confidentiality. However, I would just write her off as a bad experience, send her $100 and be grateful you ended the relationship early. Enclose a note that asks her not to use you as a reference in the future because you be obligated to report her breech of confidentiality to any potential employer.

However, I would contact the client and ask if they are satisfied with your service, if there is something you can do to improve their experience with you. Just open a diaologue.

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Whoa! and the 16 yo's dad allows this tx of his dau????

I wish you the best - you need some change in your luck.

Maybe karma will change for you once you are away from his insanity.

Will the house be closer to your possible hospital job?

Excuse YOU, IMHO, but I'm paid to transcribe their work, not warehouse it. When the day comes an account wants to pay me for storage/warehouse fees, fine, but until that time, if they want something after we've parted business ways, my fee is $50.00 per hour, billed in 15-minute increments.  That means if they have me do something that takes two minutes of my time, they pay me for it FIRST before they receive the goods, so two minutes of my time equals $12.50!  Sorry that rankles you, but that's just the way it is.
So you'll be happy to accept the same wage with your $950 house payment as somebody who lives in a foreign country and pays, say, $40 a month, or whatever their reality is. Our system is completely different from theirs. Ours is more expensive. We pay high taxes for services our government supplies. Mixing our economies in this unfair way (with all the tax advantages the foreign companies are awarded), is completely unreasonable. This administration is giving away the American way. If our forefathers could come and see what's going on, they would be livid, IMO.
Whoa, YOU are the melting one..

Whoa, what a whack job.
What are you sick? Who says, I wonder what their employers would think of this? You really are Amish or just plain naive. And you probably think that no one smokes marijuana or drinks either. Your boss probably does. Please, if you are that old, retire already. You are showing your age and it is making me scared for myself when I get to be that old. I hope I don't act like you. Please, lighten up!
whoa baby!!!!
I might have to get one for myself
whoa did you ever MISINTERPRET.....sm

I was talking about uncouth in that someone chose to bring up his sexual orientation.....I'm not the least bit down on gay people....*some of my best friends.....*  ya know that saying? 

The people who choose to bring up anybody's sexual orientation, especially while the person is NOT present....lack class.

And you cannot say he is an *anonymous person behind a computer* - I mean, after all that he contributes on these boards, you have the audacity to say he's anonymous.....I'm sure he'll like to know that....as there are REAL PEOPLE behind that *anonymous* state.

Whoa - presuming from my prior post that I'm anti-gay is beyond my comprehension - and you need to try to re-read that prior post.....


whoa, missed this one
I'm in Texas -- where is this In&Out Burger place??  That's certainly not shabby for fast food.
whoa, wait a minute sm
I said "acting like a fool" not calling anyone a fool.  There is a difference! Come on, guys.  My point is simply this...if your job makes you so unhappy that you feel the constant need to post negativity all day, then perhaps it's time to find something that will make you happy, it's that simple.  And consistently posting silliness, i.e.; foolishness, here on this board is NOT helpful! Point Blank...sorry, sometimes the truth really, um, SUCKS!
whoa, let me put out the fire while it's still small (sm)

I don't want him to be like so many of the child stars we have all heard of...I simply was asking about print ads, commercials, stuff like that.  He's as cute as any kid I've seen in the Macy's catalog or on the Mott's Apple Juice commercials.  And he is chock full of charisma...and too, I'm just ASKIN'! Slow down on the flames, please...there's only one of ME to fight the fire!

Whoa. Someone around here jumped to conclusions.
Whoa! You go girl! Been there but keep to 2000.

Not killing my hands anymore.

Whoa, very cool! A bit pricey though...nm


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Are you for real! Whoa...two big letters!
You may not need detox but you certainly need some compassion and you also need to get a life! ; )
Whoa - lesson revision
If you are asked to test again for a job, the company needs to specify if test is substance of abuse or banned drugs - the latter being those drugs not permitted for the work/company involved. If you are taking legal meds, Rx or OTC, I'd be quite upset with the company in question esp if they did not clarify in advance that any positive result was considered a no-hire situation. If you were honest up front, so should they have been and also should not have wasted your time. Sorry, stuff like this makes me crazy!
Whoa! Impressive! Amazing. See, we go just about everywhere too, sm
but we've haven't done anything THAT adventurous! I was just talking to one of my sons tonight and we were discussing where we should "go" next. We've done Disneyworld (twice), we've done Universal Studios, and we go to the gulf of Mexico about 3 times a year since it's pretty close. My husband and I just priced and went and looked at a few RVs. We are thinking of taking the boys on a cross-country RV trip. But Africa? Wow!
I loved how you mentioned about the orphanage and vocational school. I am a Christian and have been seriously praying about doing a mission somewhere, but I have to be able to take my family (5 in total). God has lay it upon my heart to do a foreign mission, I'm just not sure where yet. Also, my husband is the primary breadwinner so I'm not sure how that would all work out!

I'm so glad to see other MTs doing things other than MTing! If any MTs are out there reading this and you haven't taken a vacation, I have some advice for you: MAKE IT A PRIORITY. Yes, it won't be easy. Yes, you may not be able to afford it right now. But save! Save up and make it a point to go SOMEWHERE you want to go - whether it would be the mountains or the beach, or whatever.

There are so many affordable ways to get away nowadays! We did Disney with 2 adults and 3 kids for 5 days for under 1000 dollars! I'm serious!
Whoa, are you blessed! You see offers out here for 6-8 cpl
Whoa, offensive. Maybe I'm old but it's not nice to see
You said you were in your 50s and you would put up a picture like that? I would expect that of a child or teenager but not a grown adult. Like the other poster said, are you trying to gain attention? What I don't understand is why people think the only way to be funny is by using foul language. You asked for opinions, well you got mine.

Also, to the other poster who said the F word is offensive. To the younger generation, the F word is perfectly ok to use yet you take offense to that. See what I mean ROEmpty?

And, I think having pictures with foul language only makes our industry look unprofessional.
whoa Vista at the colleges....
Where are you at? Then again I'm in South GA, we are always a little behind :)

Whoa - slow down there. If you're
attempting to gain allies in your fight for whatever it is you're fighting for, you're going about it entirely wrong.  The HIPPA/HIPAA issue wasn't meant as a smart reply, but rather point out that if you want to attempt to start something in a leadership role, you need to know what you're attempting to lead first.  If you saw an employment add that said "I need sumone to tipe 1000 lines a day" would you have a lot of confidence applying for that job?  I think one might just laugh and bypass that ad.  Just like MT, 90% of one's success at this depends on their research skill.  Would you be approaching all these people in power with such an attitude if you were asked for clarification or further facts?  Think about it.  You'd be laughed right out of the office. 
Whoa! "What makes you think" post was is
Whoa . . . another thing, don't be so quick to judge.

It depends on the type of account you're on.  A lot of time the 300 lph MTs are working on short clinic notes for one or two docs or ER reports.  There's a big difference in the types of account you're on.  I work on an acute care account for a large teaching hospital.  I do H&P, consults, ORs, discharge summaries, echos, eegs, and about anything else they dictate for internal medicine and all the specialties, including infectious disease, radiation oncology, cardiology, neurology, etc., you get the picture.  Sure, I can fly on short clinic notes or ER reports, but then I get so bored I could scream.  My dictations are more technical and time consuming, but much more interesting.  I have to stop and research sometimes on the latest meds or procedures, but it keeps me on my toes!

Whoa! We used to type an MD in-house who was absolutely
Horrible. He would dictate something like: I saw this patient today as a second opinion. The patient requested a second opinion, only because she is a deadbeat and did not pay her bills to the prior physician so now the fool thinks I'm going to take her case, but I booted her fat butt out the door. She is a loser. . .

We were told under no circumstances to send his reports to the floor. We had to take them directly to the Director of Medical Records.

You would not believe the things he would say, even to people's faces.

One MD told me he was kicked out of the country club because he told an MD one night his wife looked like a pig in a blanket because of the coat she was wearing.

Everyone hated him.

The tape recording machine was down one day, he needed to dictate and was p'd off because he couldn't, ran into the department, looked at me (I was the lucky one sitting there in front) and said: Are you stupid or do you just look that way all the time? Why can't you fix this machine, you are a waste!

I wanted to take off my size 9 wide Nike's and hit him in the head with them.

He dropped dead one day. I think Satan finally took him home.

My first job out of high school, we had those belts. That was in 1964. Whoa!!

Whoa - I mistakenly downloaded a free antivirus
and nearly ruined my PC because it downloaded threatening messages constantly, constantly pestering me to download the 2009 version for a fee. I did not have a virus, it was just a fake.

It took me months to get rid of the program and had to keep researching to find out how to get the files out completely.

Just a heads up - make sure you read it before downloading.