I’m not paid enough

Years ago, I took the position that if someone accepts a job, at the rate of pay offered, they would be obligated to do their very best and not claim they aren’t paid enough to do a good job. For a medical transcriptionist, that may mean, among other things, looking up unfamiliar words, searching for the Read More …

Medical transcription and employer nickel-and-dime tactics

I was reading the Los Angeles Times on Sunday and came across an interesting article that referenced an even more interesting report: Broken Laws, Unprotected Workers (PDF file). Without debating whether or not the majority of medical transcriptionists meet the definition of low-wage workers, there were too many points in the Times article that made me nod Read More …

Productivity Talk – more than medical transcription

Two weeks ago, I received an e-mail from Cheryl Flanders, the owner of Productivity Talk. She wanted to know if I’d take over the site. We had a discussion and I ended up saying yes. I’m pretty excited about it, actually – and not just because it’s a shiny object. There’s a lot of information Read More …

Medical transcriptionists file class action suit over wages and overtime

Law Offices of Kevin J. Dolley blog post about the class action lawsuit filing. MT Tools Online: Enough is Enough Complete copy of the complaint (PDF) Yesterday, the Law Offices of Kevin J. Dolley and the Riggan Law Firm filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of 13 named plaintiffs against Transcend (now acquired by Read More …

Medical records – good enough

I wrote a detailed post analyzing a discussion that took place in several places across the web, including the NEMT blog, Facebook and LinkedIn. Then, I decided it was all too complicated to follow. I’m just going to boil it down and include links at the end for those who want to go view the Read More …

What the heck is a glossary of medical terms?

When I acquired the Medical Transcription Desk (MT Desk), Elsevier sent me all the site files to do with as I wished. It appeared to me that nothing had been updated since they acquired the site five years previously, so I wasn’t quite sure what I ought to do with some of that stuff. MT Read More …