Standards in medical transcription

This all started, once again, at the AHDI Lounge. I’m just now getting to it because I got sidetracked by the whole MT Stars discussion. So follow me down this particular yellow brick road… The topic at AHDI Lounge is AHDI and MTs. Basically, it’s a highlight for the more in-depth AHDI “Let’s Talk About…” Read More …

Medical transcription offshore

The comments generated by the article on MT Stars’ and offshore ownership got me thinking about the whole sticky wicket that constitutes the anti-offshore sentiment in the US medical transcription community. Donna Littrell questioned the use of my time in addressing the issue. I’ve been in the discussion forums online for a long, long time Read More …

MTStars.com and offshore ownership – who really owns this flag-waving site?

I got an e-mail yesterday asking me do you know who really owns MT Stars and whatever happened to Sheri Steadman. Being the digital packrat that I am, and being a subscribing member to historic domain name ownership records, I think I can adequately answer that question. ­čÖé And it’s a good review for everyone Read More …

Medical transcription career potential

Would you encourage someone to become a medical transcriptionist? This is an interesting question now being frequently posed in the medical transcription community on Facebook, in the forums, and elsewhere. It’s one I am frequently asked, as well. And my answer is no – it’s not a career choice I encourage. This position has been Read More …