Medical Transcriptionist’s Reference Website – 3

Among medical transcriptionists (MTs), it is essential to essential to share whatever knowledge that they acquire. Whenever one encounters new website that can help in improving the transcription work, it is best to share this to co-MTs. Here are some of the websites I find useful. MTWorld – Common Lab Values Hospital Link – List of Hospitals in the USA…

Foot Pedal – NCH Swift Sound

A transcriptionist’s bestfriend is a foot pedal. When I started my home-based transcription last April 2008, one major equipment I make sure to get is the foot pedal. I’ve chosen to buy the foot pedal from NCH Swift Sound. I really like it a lot although it costed me $112.40 including the shipping and handling. Thanks to a GOOD FRIEND,…

A Personal MT Journey

My journey as a transcriptionist began upon introduction by a very close friend of mine. It was a quick decision that I made in an aim of obtaining a high paying job rather than staying on my previous career as a Food Technologist. So, I took up the MT course and was able to have appropriate on-the-job training and eventually…

User Friendly Transcription Reference

Here is a website that is very user friendly for researching of terms and words. It is actually a free dictionary. You can hear the words being searched by clicking the audio icon on the side of the word.  You can choose from English or British accent. For medical transcriptionist, you can narrow the search using the medical dictionary. A very comprehensive website…

Focus while transcribing

  A medical transcriptionist (MT) must always be in focus whenever at work. In order to do this, the workroom should be quiet so that the MT can concentrate on what to hear and type. In this manner, an MT must not miss or omit words; therefore, accuracy in typing medical terms is achieved.