Can You Transcribe 500 Lines per Day?

Most often, a medical transcriptionist can transcribe 500 lines a day.  Moreover, around 1000 lines per day is actually attainable. But if there are less voice files coming from the client, a medical transcriptionist cannot reach the quota, and it’s not our fault actually.

Prioritizing Quality Transcription over Quantity Transcription

In most cases, quality transcription is being prioritized. What good will it become, if you have a lot of job done but none of them are satisfactory. Transcription is not just typing as many as you can what you hear in an audio file into a Word document. You can earn more money by doing quantity transcription, but one must…

My Dependable Laptop for Home-Based Transcription

When I started my home-based transcription way back in 2008, I never knew I can go this far. I used this laptop I purchased from Jarir in Saudi Arabia while I worked for a hospital as a medical transcriptionist. During my spare time, I worked after my shift in the medical records department. I never set up a work station…

Medical Reports for Transcription

  The following are the kinds of medical reports being transcribed by medical transcriptionists.        Progress notes        Emergency room visits        History and physical reports        Operative reports        Cath Lab procedures        Consultation reports        Medical records        Laboratory reports        Diagnostic imaging studies        Discharge summaries        Psychiatry reports        Radiology reports        Doctors’ Peer reviews       …

Medical Transcriptionist’s Reference Website – 1

Aside from Google of course, there are a number of websites that a medical transcriptionist (MT) can use for a high quality transcripts or reports. As per my experience, I would like to share some of the websites that I find useful during my early days of being an MT. AMA (American Medical Association) – American doctor’s list People Search…

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