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 …

Please pass the Kool-Aid

The only person who will ever tell you that professional networking isn’t important is the person who hasn’t engaged in any of it. That same person will tell you that being an association member, getting credentialed, and coming to ACE are a complete waste of time. I feel sorry for that person. ­čÖé Get out Read More …

Medical transcriptionist takes a hit for HIPAA

I recently received an e-mail from a transcriptionist who described a situation that I think will surprise most medical transcriptionists. It’s an issue I found especially interesting in light of a post by Nae at MT Chat, and the responses it got: Yep, my ESP is working real well today doc … I hadn’t even Read More …

Not so dark, just cloudy, side of medical transcription

I was reading Lynn Jusinski’s article in the latest issue of Advance on The Dark Side of Medical Transcription. The experiences related by Trudy Looney and some of her comments got me thinking about a state AHIMA meeting I attended years ago – probably 2002 or thereabouts. Just a little bit about AHIMA. It’s a Read More …