Medical Transcription

    Medical Transcription Blog

  • Dear Susan: Why Choose Career Step?

    Entry Date October 14, 2014 8:00 AM
    Entry Comments No Comments

    Dear Susan, I’ve been interested in medical transcription/editing for a long time, but there are so many courses out there that teach it. I can’t decide which one is best. Your Career Step medical transcription and editing course looks good, but I need to be sure before I spend the [...]

  • How to Be a Self-Employed Medical Transcriptionist

    Entry Date October 13, 2014 2:51 PM
    Entry Comments No Comments

    If you have ever thought about trying to work from home, then medical transcription is an excellent option. Medical transcription provides a rewarding and fulfilling healthcare career while allowing you to work from the comfort of your own home. Many of these professionals are even self-employed. If a self-employed medical [...]

  • SPEECH WRECK: Toe Toe Lee Fun Knee

    Entry Date October 7, 2014 8:00 AM
    Entry Comments No Comments

    It’s fun to read speech recognition platform blunders, and it’s just as fun to read the Sunday comics. So let’s double the fun and read a speech rec blunder comic! (Reading it on Sunday is optional.) (Note: “SR” refers to what the speech recognition program interpreted the dictation to be. [...]

  • Career Step Releases New Video on the Career Opportunities Available in Medical Transcription

    Entry Date September 29, 2014 4:40 PM
    Entry Comments No Comments

    Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, is pleased to announce the release of a new video highlighting the medical transcription field, including industry demand, average salaries and training requirements. The video is designed to help students and career seekers quickly learn more about this field [...]

  • 5 Reasons to Choose Career Step for Your Online Medical Transcription Training

    Entry Date September 29, 2014 12:25 PM
    Entry Comments No Comments

    Once you’ve decided to pursue a career in medical transcription and once made the decision to get your medical transcription training online, the next question is what school? At Career Step, we’ve worked hard to make sure that we’re the first choice when it comes to online medical transcription training. [...]

  • Food for Thought

    Entry Date September 18, 2014 8:00 AM
    Entry Comments No Comments

    If you read our August 29th blog post, Chew on This, you’ve likely been openly enjoying some indulgences you previously kept secret—namely: sugar, chocolate, and coffee—and are calling them “good little pleasures” rather than “guilty little pleasures.” Hasn’t it been incredibly liberating not to have to hide your chocolate stash [...]

  • Top 3 Tips to Make the Most of the Practicum

    Entry Date September 11, 2014 8:00 AM

    Like many students, upon hearing that I had to transcribe and edit over 1300 medical reports while completing the medical transcription editor course, I felt rather overwhelmed. At first, I heard the lyrics from the famous song Down Once More from The Phantom of the Opera run through my head [...]

  • Ergonomics and Medical Transcription: Laptops

    Entry Date September 3, 2014 9:57 AM

    I love my laptop. After years of happy desktop computer use I thought my leap into the laptop world would not really change my usage or feelings toward the machine, but boy, was I wrong! I love to curl up on the couch or cozy under the covers, all happy [...]

  • What Do Employers Look For In A Medical Transcriptionist?

    Entry Date September 1, 2014 8:00 AM

    Beginning any new career can be a daunting task, often filled with uncertainty and doubt. However, becoming a medical transcriptionist doesn’t have to be. With the proper training and the right information, you can know for sure that you’re skilled, well-trained, and up-to-date with the industry. Here are a few [...]

  • Chew on This!

    Entry Date August 29, 2014 9:54 AM

    As a member of the Career Step forums for over 10 years, I have seen my share of posts discussing the most important tools for medical transcriptionists and editors—everything from hand warmers to keystroke expanders, from the things we just have to have to the things we can only wish [...]

  • Page 1 of 11 pages  1 2 3 >  Last ›

Request Info